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I support you all the way, Evan.  Welcome back, cowboy!

  Keep on hackin' in the Free world,
    ~Gary


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.
 > 
 > Thanks,
 > /e