July Newsletter

A message from the Board of Directors

Thanks again to everyone for joining us at our Annual General Meeting on June 10, 2021. We were delighted to have so many of you attend and take part. For those of you who were unable to attend, here are some highlights:

• Ken Clavette announced his retirement as Executive Director, and shared some highlights from his 8 years working with CALJ. We’ll miss you Ken, and congrats again on your retirement!
• The 2020-21 financial summaries were presented and approved.
• Chairs from the Professional Development and Communications Committees provided overviews from the work of their committees, including the successful webinar series and online conference, and the development of CALJ newsletters.
• An update was provided on CALJ’s work with the Coalition for Diversity and Inclusion in Scholarly Communications (C4DISC), and a motion was passed to approve ongoing membership in C4DISC.
• A motion was passed to add CALJ’s name to the Charter on Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Decolonization in the Social Sciences and Humanities with the Federation.
• We announced the winner of the SRC/CALJ Journal Innovation Award: Encounters in Theory and History of Education; congrats!
• New board members were elected, including:
o President Elect – Lauren Bosc
o Treasurer – Eugenia Zuroski
o Members at Large – Michael Donaldson, Abrahim Khan, and Dawn Roche

If you have any questions about the AGM or the points above, please reach out to Executive Director Ken Clavette (administrator@calj-acrs.ca) or President Antonia Pop (apop@utpress.utoronto.ca)!

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