Chat Transcript – July 31

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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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Heather M’s Bio & Platform

Bio

Heather M (she/her) can still remember the first fanfic she ever read (and recommends it to everyone at the slightest opportunity). She has been volunteering as a graphics designer for Fanlore since August, 2019. She has also spent time on the AO3 Documentation Committee (Docs) and on the Policy & Abuse Committee (PAC). Heather is a former teacher and current training and curriculum developer, and she loves helping people better understand how to use AO3. In her day job, Heather tackles highly technical concepts. She works with experts to figure out the best way to share information with the people who need to understand it. The photoshop skills she developed in fandom regularly come in handy on the job. So does the knowledge of HTML and CSS she gained through creating personal fan websites and custom AO3 skins. As for which fandoms Heather loves most, the answer is simple: fandom itself.

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