I support you all the way, Evan. Welcome back, cowboy!
Keep on hackin' in the Free world,
Evan Robert Flynn writes:
> Fellow CSSAers,
> OK, OK, so I couldn't make it to Votey 367 last night. I was learning
> to meditate. (Really, I was.) If something interesting happened,
> please let me know.
> As I've expressed to Mike, I would like to be in charge of web duties
> for the CSSA. Of course, if there are others who would also like to
> take up the position, we can vote on it. If I may summarize what I
> would do (and how), it would be as follows:
> The Webmaster will spend 1-2 hours a week working on the website using
> the account provided by CEMS. The audience of this website will be
> students and faculty of CEMS as well as the wider UVM community.
> The homepage should use language and design appropriate for
> those audiences. The website will also serve as a portal for
> interactive features (i.e. discussion forums, registration) and things
> that would be of interest to CSSA members and officers. The
> installation of such interactive features will not impede the general
> maintenance of the website.
> The Webmaster can let others have access to the account in order to
> write content for the website. However, the Webmaster has the power
> to veto or change substantial revisions. Where possible, the
> Webmaster should be as accommodating as possible. If there is
> contention, he or she will take a consensus on the matter at the next
> officer meeting.
> The general maintenance of the website should only require a text
> editor, knowledge of HTML/CSS, and minimal knowledge of PHP for
> template purposes. This way, new members can get up to speed quickly.
> Where interactive features are desired that could consume a lot of
> resources or not work on the CEMS account, they should be hosted
> elsewhere. The Webmaster will link to the other host(s), and should
> strive to ensure that visitors will see a consistent navigation on the
> CSSA website.
> Finally, other members of the CSSA should submit information about
> current events to the Webmaster so that the website can be updated in
> a timely manner. The Webmaster or other members should make an effort
> to take pictures at events and upload them to the website.
> I know that keeping the website updated with useful information has
> been a problem in the past. In some cases, that was my fault. Sorry.
> But we can move past that. I believe I have a reasonable idea of
> the time involved and have the skills to do this. So, with that in
> mind, consider me for the position of Webmaster.