ORGANIZATION FOR TRANSFORMATIVE WORKS
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING
17 November 2012, 20:00 UTC
PRESENT: Andrea Horbinski, Eylul Dogruel, Kristen Murphy, Franzeska Dickson, Nikisha Sanders
GUESTS: Claudia Rebaza, Curtis Jefferson, Enigel, hele, james_, Jenny S-T, Lady Oscar, matty, Tara Keezer
ABSENT: Julia Beck (on hiatus), Francesca Coppa, Naomi Novik, Ira Gladkova
DECISIONS TAKEN SINCE THE LAST MEETING
1. Approved past meeting minutes
1. Support’s open session was in progress and going well during the meeting.
2. Tag Wranglers are working on a post regarding the sustainability of the tagging system.
3. VolCom is preparing for the break between terms, and will be sending an email to chairs about annual purging of chat logs and mailing lists.
4. Grants is working on getting OTW’s profile on GuideStar updated.
5. Webmasters are troubleshooting the Drupal 7 upgrade and hope to try again soon.
1. Board has elected its officers for 2013. They are as follows:
- President – Kristen
- Secretary – Ira on an interim basis, to be reconsidered in the new year
- Treasurer – sanders
- Elections Officer – Eylul
2. Jenny S-T needs to hand off responsibilities ASAP (rather than by Dec 1). She will be leaving Strategic Planning but is hoping to stay on Finance.
3. hele asked for an update on meta. The Board is still working on a response but is getting closer.
4. james_ has sent a proposal for new servers to Naomi; Board should be seeing it soon.
1. Inter-committee communications issues and org culture discussed
2. Liaisons for 2013 discussed
3. Staffing and workload for 2013 discussed
4. Final 2013 chair appointments to be decided via e-mail
The meeting was adjourned at 22:15 UTC.
Minutes approved by the board on 14 July 2013.