CALA GMA Chapter Election 2016-17

President (2016-17)

Wang, Raymond <>
Dr. Wang received his BA/MA in English Education from The University of Shanghai (USST), his MLS/CAS in Information Science from the University at Albany (SUNY) and his EdM/EdD in Instructional Technology from Towson University (TSU). An instruction librarian at CCBC, Dr. Wang was previously a reference librarian at CUNY, and an electronic librarian at SUNY. Certified by International Institute of Linguistics as a TESOL Instructor, Dr. Wang has taught English as Second Language at Xidian University (XDU) for many years before being licensed as a public librarian in the State of New York. A life-time member on CUNY Asian American Higher Education Council, Dr. Wang served CALA in many capacities, including membership on the Awards Committee, the Finance Committee, the International Relations Committee, the Conference Travel Grant Committee, the Sheila Lai Research Grant Committee, the Jing Liao Research Award Committee, and the Sally Tseng Professional Development Grant Committee, as well as leadership roles as Chair of the Scholarship Committee, Co-Chair of the Publications Committee and GMA Chapter Membership Chair. A past recipient of Seetoo Travel Scholarship, Dr. Wang has presented at many national and international conferences and has published widely on TESOL education, online learning, school librarianship, and instructional technology.

Vice President/President Elect (2016-17)

Yan He <>
Dr. Yan He is the curator of the Dr. Shao You-Bao Overseas Chinese Documentation and Research Center at Ohio University Libraries.  She will start working as is the China Studies Librarian at the George Washington University Libraries effective July 2016.  Prior to joining the Libraries at Ohio University, Yan worked as a post-doctoral research fellow at the Free University of Berlin.  Yan received her doctorate in history from Peking University, and she also holds a master’s degree in geography from Indiana University and will receive her M.L.I.S. at the University of Pittsburgh by summer 2016.  Yan is an active member of CALA, currently serving as chair for the History of Chinese Railroad Workers on the Transcontinental Railroad Task Force as well as member of the 2016 Election Ad-Hoc Committee and the Leadership Training Academy Task Force.  Yan currently serves as an English abstract editor of Overseas Chinese History Studies and is on the editorial boards of Chinese America: History and Perspectives Journal and  ABC-CLIO’s Asian American reference series. She has published extensively in the field of history and librarianship and received research support from a number of esteemed scholarships including: DFG fellowship, the John F. Kennedy Foundation Research Grant, the Lyndon B. Johnson Foundation Moody Grant, and the Starr Foundation Research Fellowship.

Membership Chair (2016-17)

Sabrina Hsu <>
Sabrina Hsu is Head of Collections Services Section of Asian Division at the Library of Congress, where she is responsible for the care, security, maintenance and retrieval of the Asian Division’s extensive collection of over three million rare and non-rare books, serials, manuscripts, microforms, CDs and DVDs, and other artifacts from various parts of Asia. She manages the Asian Collections as a first-line supervisor; provide direction to library technicians and carries out the responsibilities to collection retrieving, arranging, shelving, filing, weeding and shifting operations.  She serves as a COTR for the contracts and responsible for their performance. Prior to taking up her current position in 2014, Sabrina held the Stack Services Supervisor for the Law Library of the Congress there since 2005.  She was managing the world’s largest legal collection with over 2.8 million volumes in all languages and from all jurisdictions; supervising library technicians and contractors and oversaw all aspects of the Law Library Stack Services and Collection Maintenance Section’s operations. Prior to becoming a supervisor she was an Inventory Control Technician for the Law Library in 2004.  From 2002 to 2004, she worked in the contract company and provided service to the Law Library. She started as a Serial Check-in Specialist, then a Quality Control Specialist and then as an Assistant Project Manager of the Law Library Maintenance and Retrieval Contract.

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