2009 CALA Conference Travel Grant Recipients

Dear CALA Members,

CALA Conference Travel Grant Ad Hoc Committee is pleased to announce the two recipients of the 2009 CALA Conference Travel Grant: Min Chou from New Jersey City University, and Yi Liang from City College of San Francisco.

Ms. Min Chou is a CALA Board member and has been making significant contributions to CALA by serving on the Constitution and Bylaws Committee and chairing the CALA Publications Committee. As an academic librarian, Ms. Chou has also made considerable accomplishments in librarianship through her numerous professional/scholarly publications and presentations. One of her papers won the China Society for Library Science Best Papers of the Year Award.

Ms. Yi Liang is the President of CALA Northern California Chapter, and has been actively involved in various CALA committees. Under her leadership, the CALA Northern California Chapter had a successful program and banquet during the 2008 Annual Conference of the California Librarian Association. In addition, she is committed to bridging the educational and librarianship between China and US by actively arranging the cooperative meetings and programs in San Francisco area.

Both recipients plan to participate in the ALA Annual Conference in Chicago with extensive CALA office/committee duties and various professional responsibilities.

Congratulations to Min Chou and Yi Liang!

The Committee encourages CALA members to apply for the travel grant. Please check the following link for the guidelines and the application form http://www.cala-web.org/node/836

CALA Conference Travel Grant Ad Hoc Committee:
Mengxiong Liu (Chair)
Wenxian Zhang
Liana Zhou