Board Meeting Minutes: December 23, 2011

ORGANIZATION FOR TRANSFORMATIVE WORKS
BOARD OF DIRECTORS

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING
December 23, 2011, 20:00 UTC

PRESENT: Kristen Murphy, Francesca Coppa, Julia Beck, Nikisha Sanders, and Jenny Scott-Thompson

ABSENT: Ira Gladkova, Naomi Novik

DECISIONS TAKEN SINCE THE LAST MEETING

None.

OPEN SESSION

  1. We will share emergency contact info (such as phone numbers) with each other, in case of a major crisis.
  2. We continued our discussion of communication methods and styles from last meeting.
  3. We shared perceptions and thoughts on the org’s general direction, public image and inclusivity.
  4. Wiki committee have brought a proposal for Fanlore forums, and it was discussed how this would fit in with the wider OTW forums proposal, and how we could best include user feedback. This discussion will continue via email.
  5. Sanders gave a brief financial update, and we discussed upcoming costs (e.g. new servers at some point).
  6. The AO3 is now under as much load on an average day as on the day of Yuletide reveal last year – usage continues to grow.

CLOSED SESSION

No items.

The meeting was adjourned at 21:00 UTC.

Minutes approved by the Board on 13th January 2012.