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Events & News is a companion to the chapter's main website at https://wdcb.stcwdc.org and provides an interactive forum for announcements, news, interviews, surveys, and more for chapter members. Information about elections, events, people, places, tools, and technologies will be covered. The Events & News site was started in 22 Mar 07. Companion sites are the
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The site was initiated, designed, and coded by Cynthia A. Lockley. The website is maintained by the Website Team Committee.
Website Team Committee Manager job description.
Site Accounts Owner / Manager: Cynthia Lockley
Site Manager: Carolyn Kelley Klinger
Webmaster: Cynthia Lockley
Website Team Assistant: Lloyd Thompson-Taylor
Volunteers with HTML5, PHP7, CSS2 / CSS3, and WordPress.org experience are welcome to join the team.
Contributors, Authors, and Guest Authors are encouraged to participate in the Events & News website.
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