Call for Nominations for 2021 CALA General Election

Dear CALA Members:
The Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA) 2020/2021 Nominating Committee cordially invites you to consider running for the following positions for the 2021 CALA general election.

•            Incoming Vice President/President-Elect one position (four-year commitment: first year 21/22 as the Incoming VP; second year 22/23 as the VP; third year 23/224 as the President; and fourth year 24/25 as the Immediate Past President).
•            Board of Directors five positions (three-year commitment: 21/22, 22/23, 23/24).
These positions are critical to the continual development of our organization CALA. Nomination of Board of Directors shall take into consideration the geographical representation. Based on CALA’s Constitution and Bylaws, all nominees must be personal members in good standing with a record of participation in the activities and functions at various levels of CALA. The election will be held in the Spring 2021. The elected officers are expected to attend at least one board meeting each year. Absence from two consecutive board meetings without prior written approval from the President will result in the removal from the CALA Board.

The Nomination Form is here https://www.cala-web.org/node/2365 and has also been posted online under CALA Forms to collect your submissions. Please consider either nominating yourself or by anyone else within CALA. If you are nominated by someone, please include your written consent in the statement. The deadline for submitting the nomination is December 4, 2020.

Should you have any questions, we would love to answer them for you! CALA appreciates your willingness to support, serve, and run for your preferred position!

Thank you!

CALA 20/21 Nominating Committee:

Fu Zhuo, CALA Immediate Past President, (Chair), zhuof@umkc.edu
NCA: Ray Pun raypun101@gmail.com
Kuei Chiu, kuei.chiu@ucr.edu
Andrew Yanqing Lee, yli7@gmu.edu
Yuan Li,   yl7@princeton.edu
Minhao Jiang, minhao.jiang4cmte@gmail.com
Alvina Lai, alai5@pratt.edu
Jia He, jiahe@southalabama.edu
Jingshan Xiao, xiao@uhcl.edu
Guoying (Grace) Liu, gliu@uwindsor.ca