When I was in the office yesterday, I didn't hear any news about anyone being hired. They are collecting resumes, I'm sure, and setting up interviews for the various open positions, but I don't believe anyone has been hired yet. Carrie Grandma Cindy <popularplace@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: I understand the problem and know it will take a while--hopefully not too long. Do you or Gerald or Carrie know what's happening staff-wise? I assume the search was started for Janice's position, and there were new positions available, as I remember, and now Gustavo's. And now the conferences are coming up to take people away. I was just wondering if there's any news. Cindy --- Jake Brownell wrote: > Hello all, > > Shortly after Marissa left BookShare there was some > discussion about changing the name of Marissa's List > to Gustavo's List since he was then responsible for > producing it. At that time (and later when the > subject came up again) Gustavo's wish was for the > list to remain named after Marissa, undoubtedly as a > small tribute to her dedication to the volunteer > group. > > In keeping with Gustavo's original wishes I am > keeping the name Marissa's List. (There is also the > small consideration of confusing some people by yet > another name change.) > > I have spoken with John about future updates to the > list and hopefully in the near future the lists will > resume. Keep in mind that BookShare is attempting to > cover everything that Gustavo did on a daily basis, > and undoubtedly Marissa's List was not on the tops > for priority. Add to it that the CBS news story was > being coordinated around that time and I am sure the > office was very hectic for a while. > > Later, > Jake ____________________________________________________________________________________ It's here! Your new message! Get new email alerts with the free Yahoo! Toolbar. http://tools.search.yahoo.com/toolbar/features/mail/ To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line. --------------------------------- Everyone is raving about the all-new Yahoo! Mail beta.