[Nmabs] Website Update

Michael Postlethwait mpostlet at gmail.com
Mon Nov 9 16:13:19 CST 2009


On 11/9/09, Darian Smith <dsmithnfb at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
>  Just wanted to  commend New Mexico for it's great work as a student
> division. You all  have great ideas and   have a hard-working board.
>  congratulations on the website and  much appreciation  relating to
> your turn-out for last nights conference call.
>   Best,
>   Darian Smith
>  board member/southwest regional coordanator
>  national association of Blind Students.
>
> On 11/9/09, Michael Postlethwait <mpostlet at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> I think another thing we should put on the site is when the monthly
>> meetings are happening. For example, when you send out the e-mail
>> concerninga monthly meeting, it would be cool to also have it on the
>> site so people can view it there. That's what happened when Monica was
>> president and William was in charge of the site. Thoughts?
>>
>> -Michael
>>
>> On 11/9/09, NMABS President <nmabs.president at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> Well, now that we have that straight. I'd like to know if there is
>>> some "content" that you all would like to see on the web site. Please
>>> email Chris or I.
>>>
>>> On 11/9/09, Michael Postlethwait <mpostlet at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> That sounds fine, but what were you on about concerning security? I
>>>> assumed you were talking about phone numbers and e-mail addresses, so
>>>> that's why I talked about that. However, now that I thought about it,
>>>> I just realized you were talking about physical addresses, which of
>>>> course we shouldn't put on the site. Sorry for the mix-up.
>>>>
>>>> On 11/8/09, NMABS President <nmabs.president at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> Hi,
>>>>> Michael, not sure...what you are talking about... I put phone numbers
>>>>> for only officers and board, not other stuff. We will only have email
>>>>> addresses for the board members and officers with the exception of
>>>>> Monica and I because we are president and VP.
>>>>> Sound ok?
>>>>> Tara
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On 11/8/09, Michael Postlethwait <mpostlet at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>> I agree with Tara. I have to disagree on the fact that we should put
>>>>>> e-mail addresses and phone numbers on that site. If you put it on a
>>>>>> web site, it can be very dangerous. Aside from that fact, there are a
>>>>>> lot of other ways in which you can obtain a person's phone number if
>>>>>> you need it.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> -Michael
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On 11/8/09, NMABS President <nmabs.president at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>>> I was NEVER! going to put physical addresses on the web site. I nor
>>>>>>> Chris is that security ignorant...
>>>>>>> Tara
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On 11/7/09, brilko at comcast.net <brilko at comcast.net> wrote:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> I agree.  It woul be easier for you to have your existing addresses
>>>>>>>> for
>>>>>>>> contact information on the website.  I also think for security
>>>>>>>> purposes,
>>>>>>>> that it would be better for you to have your number and email.  This
>>>>>>>> way,
>>>>>>>> they can get in touch with someone easily.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Brianne
>>>>>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>>>>>> From: "NMABS President" <nmabs.president at gmail.com>
>>>>>>>> To: "New Mexico Association of Blind Students" <nmabs at nfbnet.org>
>>>>>>>> Sent: Saturday, November 7, 2009 4:20:07 PM GMT -07:00 US/Canada
>>>>>>>> Mountain
>>>>>>>> Subject: Re: [Nmabs] Website Update
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> I agree, but I think we can simply have our email addresses that we
>>>>>>>> use fo r the NMABS mailing list on teh web site we don't need to
>>>>>>>> create a new email address just for the website... Just a thought.
>>>>>>>> We
>>>>>>>> could possibly put redirection addresses on the website if you guys
>>>>>>>> want, but I personally think it'd be easier on all of us if we used
>>>>>>>> an
>>>>>>>> exissting email address for the web site.
>>>>>>>> Tara
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> On 11/6/09, Monica Martinez <mmjackson469 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>>> I think emails especially for the president and vice are good
>>>>>>>>> because
>>>>>>>>> if
>>>>>>>>> someone from out of state or is in NM visits our website and wants
>>>>>>>>> to
>>>>>>>>> learn
>>>>>>>>> more, it would make it easy for them to contact one of us to ask
>>>>>>>>> questions
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> or want to become a member.I don't think physical addresses should
>>>>>>>>> be
>>>>>>>>> put
>>>>>>>>> on
>>>>>>>>> the website for security reasons but a phone number and email
>>>>>>>>> address
>>>>>>>>> should
>>>>>>>>> be good enough.  Just a thought...
>>>>>>>>> Monica
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> On Thu, Nov 5, 2009 at 10:16 PM, NMABS President
>>>>>>>>> <nmabs.president at gmail.com>wrote:
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>>>>>> Those are great ideas.
>>>>>>>>>> I would also like to see contact information from each board and
>>>>>>>>>> officer in the division. Plus I'd like each board/officder to
>>>>>>>>>> please
>>>>>>>>>> send either me or Chris a blurb such as those on the nabslink.org
>>>>>>>>>> website. Please look at that for a template. I agree with email
>>>>>>>>>> addresses for each officer, but... I personally have 4 already I'm
>>>>>>>>>> keeping up with at the moment, but it's up to the group as a
>>>>>>>>>> whole.
>>>>>>>>>> thoughts?
>>>>>>>>>> Tara
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> On 11/3/09, Monica Martinez <mmjackson469 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>> > I would suggest meeting times and locations (if we are doing an
>>>>>>>>>> activity),
>>>>>>>>>> > special events, meeting minutes and future events.  I would also
>>>>>>>>>> > suggest
>>>>>>>>>> > having an email address for the president, vice, treasurer and
>>>>>>>>>> > secretary
>>>>>>>>>> as
>>>>>>>>>> > well as webmaster.
>>>>>>>>>> > Those are just my ideas.
>>>>>>>>>> > Monica
>>>>>>>>>> >
>>>>>>>>>> > On Tue, Nov 3, 2009 at 11:24 AM, Christopher Chavez
>>>>>>>>>> > <cchave16 at unm.edu
>>>>>>>>>> >wrote:
>>>>>>>>>> >
>>>>>>>>>> >> Hey, everyone. After many days of waiting without news, I am
>>>>>>>>>> >> pleased
>>>>>>>>>> >> to
>>>>>>>>>> >> announce that the rights to the nmabs.org domain now officially
>>>>>>>>>> (finally!)
>>>>>>>>>> >> belongs to us! It was on the domain name auction until today.
>>>>>>>>>> >> Our
>>>>>>>>>> deposit
>>>>>>>>>> >> to
>>>>>>>>>> >> reserve the domain completely covered the cost, so we don't
>>>>>>>>>> >> need
>>>>>>>>>> >> to
>>>>>>>>>> spend
>>>>>>>>>> >> any more money. If anyone has more ideas about what to put on
>>>>>>>>>> >> the
>>>>>>>>>> website,
>>>>>>>>>> >> let me know.
>>>>>>>>>> >> Sincerely,
>>>>>>>>>> >> Christopher Chavez
>>>>>>>>>> >>
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Thanks for your comments, Darian. We've been working very hard to make
this student division better and better, and it looks like we're
having a lot of success. Once again, I appreciate your comments.

-Michael




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