Canadian pharmacy students and interns unified for excellence, advocacy and academics in pharmacy.

National Webmaster

Margaret Lu

National Webmaster

Margaret Lu

University of British Columbia, 3rd Year

Education (Prior to pharmacy school): B.Sc in Immunology from McGill

Hobbies & Interests: I like playing board games, reading comics and doing acro yoga! I don’t have a whole lot of spare time now but in what little I have, I write murder mystery games and work on my handstands.

Position Goals:

  1. Build on the Members-Only Portal to access more information and membership benefits.
  2. Build our social media presence through consistent and relevant updates.
  3. Continue upgrading and translating the website (did you know we have a french site?), developing new pages, and creating new tools to provide more information to students.

Career Goals:

Become a great clinician and educator, one patient and paper at a time!

Duties for National Webmaster

  • Maintain the contents and appearance of the CAPSI National Website (English and French)
  • Manage and maintain CAPSI National social media accounts; Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Flickr, etc.
  • Update the website content regularly, ensuring accurate and up-to-date information is readily available to the public:
  • –  CAPSI National event descriptions
    –  CAPSI National campaigns (i.e. International Pharmacists Day, Pharmacist Awareness Month, etc.)
    –  The CAPSIL; promptly posting the new edition, archiving previous editions, and updating the CAPSIL image on the homepage slider
    –  National General Council Meeting minutes; promptly posting new minutes and archiving previous minutes
    –  Professional Development Week; providing current information, archiving previous PDW information, and creating a highlight section on the home page
    –  “Sponsors” Page; update CAPSI Partner and Sponsor information, logos, CU ads banner, etc.
    –  Annual update of the “Meet the Council” page; including collecting information for council members’ profiles, taking council photos at CPhA, and archiving the list of previous council members
    –  Annual update of the “Contact Us” Page
    –  Work with VPPA on the “ScOPe” Page to ensure current content in the ScOPe map
    –  Annual update of CAPSI Local Pages (i.e. events, photos, etc.)
    –  Develop new web pages as needed
    –  Manage the content and functionality of the “Members Only” portion of site
  • Manage CAPSI email accounts
  • Monitor emails submitted through the Contact Us Question Form, answering questions submitted or forwarding the emails to the most appropriate council member in a timely manner
  • Contact Netfirms as needed for issues and technical support
  • Act as the Chairperson of the CAPSI Website Committee
  • Manage an appropriate Website Committee budget
  • Participate actively in the CAPSI Membership Committee, CAPSI Communications Committee, CAPSI Translation Committee, etc.