Here are twelve suggestions for submitting information to
post on the
Please refer to our WEB Guidelines for details.
be afraid to ask questions. We IT committee members got on to the committee
because we enjoy this stuff. If we don't
know the answer, then we’ll have a chance to learn something new.
Please include your
position title and Group/District you are affiliated with if possible in your
email correspondence. If you are a
Remove all last names,
individual’s phone numbers and any email addresses with an identifying name
before submitting the information. The
internet is public at the level of press, radio and films. Complete anonymity
is our website standard.
Do not include
detailed financial information in your submissions. It is ok to include summary
financial information and discussions concerning appropriations. Financial
information is usually available to our members at our assemblies and
conferences and upon direct request. This website is not an appropriate medium
to distribute detailed financial
Electronic files are
preferred - flyers, handouts, memos on paper are discouraged. If you don't have the original file, please
find out who does then get it and submit it.
In some instances, a printed copy of a flyer is scanned by the requestor
Send it as soon as you make
it (or find it). If you change it later, then send it again. Once a file is
linked on the site it is fairly easy to replace the file for an update.
your file to get on the website in less than a week or maybe longer if a lot of
requests are coming in at once. The
webmaster may already have a full time job and what passes for a life for
dilberts like us.
If you can save
the file as a web page (html) then send it to us like that. MS Word
(.doc/.docx), Adobe (.pdf), Powerpoint (.ppt/pptx/.ppts), and Excel
(.xls/,xlsx) formats are viewable on the site and/or downloaded from the site
but not searchable. Or send what you have. If we can't open it, we'll try to
advise you how to save it in a format we can use.
10. If you know how to ‘zip’ files, you may do that so the email
server will like you.
11. Please include the actual street address of the event so
people can use MapQuest or Google Maps to print a map and directions to the
12. All submitted postings are subject to review by the