2022 OTW Election Results

The Elections Committee would like to thank all of our candidates for their hard work in this year’s election. With that, we are pleased to present the results of the 2022 Election.

The following candidates (in alphabetical order) have been officially elected to the Board of Directors:

Heather McGuire
Natalia Gruber

As previously advised, the Board of Directors is sorry to announce that director E. Anna Szegedi, elected in 2021, stepped down from her position on the Board prior to the 2022 election. We are grateful for E. Anna Szegedi’s service and thank her for her work and dedication.

To fill the vacant seat, the candidate who placed third in this election, Michelle Schroeder, has been elected to join the Board of Directors and serve the remainder of E. Anna Szegedi’s term (2 years) starting on October 1. This will guarantee that we continue to have a full Board until the next election.

Board turnover will formally begin on October 1. We wish the new members of the Board well with their terms.

With that, the election season comes to a close. Thank you to everyone who got involved by spreading the word, asking the candidates questions, and, of course, voting! We look forward to seeing all of you again next year.

2022 OTW Board Voting Now Open!

The election has opened!

Every OTW member who joined between July 1, 2021 and June 30, 2022 should have a ballot by now. If you didn’t get one, please check your spam folder first, then contact us via our contact form. Please note that your donation receipt will be dated in US Eastern Time, so if your donation is listed after 19:59 on June 30, 2022 on the receipt, you won’t be eligible to vote. If you are unsure whether your donation was made before the deadline, please contact our Development and Membership Committee by using the contact form on our website and selecting “Is my membership current/Am I eligible to vote?” .

The election will run through August 15, 2022, 23:59 UTC; check this time zone converter to find out what time that will be for you.

Chat Transcript – August 1

[​​Note: All questions from members and candidate responses appear in the form they were submitted and represent only the views of the individual who wrote them. Questions and responses are not endorsed by the Organization for Transformative Works.]

Sveritas

Hi everyone, and welcome to our 4th (and final) candidate chat for 2022!

Today you’ll have the opportunity to observe 2 candidates: Michelle S and Tiffany G.

My name is Sveritas and I’ll be hosting the candidate side today. On the audience/open_chat side, your host will be my fellow Elections Committee member disjointed.

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Chat Transcript – July 31

[​​Note: All questions from members and candidate responses appear in the form they were submitted and represent only the views of the individual who wrote them. Questions and responses are not endorsed by the Organization for Transformative Works.]

Marion McG

Hi everyone, and welcome to our third candidate chat for 2022!

Today you’ll have the opportunity to observe 3 candidates: Heather, Natalia, and Noémie.

My name is Marion, and I’ll be hosting the candidate side today. On the audience/open_chat side, your host will be my fellow Elections Committee member cinnamonandtea.

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Chat Transcript – July 30 21:00 UTC

[​​Note: All questions from members and candidate responses appear in the form they were submitted and represent only the views of the individual who wrote them. Questions and responses are not endorsed by the Organization for Transformative Works.]

Sveritas  

Hi everyone, and welcome to our second candidate chat for 2022!

Today you’ll have the opportunity to observe 2 candidates: Heather M and Tiffany G.

My name is Sveritas, and I’ll be hosting the candidate’s side today. On the audience/open_chat side, your host will be my fellow Elections Committee member disjointed.

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Chat Transcript – July 30 13:00 UTC

[​​Note: All questions from members and candidate responses appear in the form they were submitted and represent only the views of the individual who wrote them. Questions and responses are not endorsed by the Organization for Transformative Works.]

Marion McG

Hi everyone, and welcome to our first candidate chat for 2022!

Today you’ll have the opportunity to observe 3 candidates: Michelle, Natalia, and Noémie

My name is Marion, and I’ll be hosting the candidate side today. On the audience/open chat side, your host will be my fellow Elections Committee member Emma.

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