Board Meeting Minutes: 06 February 2015

ORGANIZATION FOR TRANSFORMATIVE WORKS BOARD OF DIRECTORS
MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING
6 February 2015, 02:00 UTC
PRESENT:     •    Andrea Horbinski
•    Cat Meier
•    Jessica Steiner
•    M. J. MacRae

GUESTS:     •    Lady Oscar
Priscilla Del Cima
Sam Johnsson
sarken
ShotaSammy

ABSENT: Eylul Dogruel (scheduled), Soledad Griffin

DECISIONS TAKEN SINCE THE LAST MEETING
1. Approved minutes of 24 and 31 January.
2. Approved new staff members for Translation committee.
3. Approved new staff members for Volunteers & Recruiting committee.
4. Approved new staff members for Development & Membership committee.

OPEN SESSION
1. Jessica Steiner has announced her office hours, to be held once a week.
2. Discussion of Board’s plan to implement an issue tracking tool to better stay on top of issues and communications.
3. Discussed adopting a warrant canary for the OTW and its projects, tentatively scheduled for inclusion in the 2014 annual report and registration with an external canary monitoring organization.

CLOSED SESSION
1. Discussed final revisions to the letter from the Board and goals list for the 2014 annual report.
2. Discussed emails to various staff members and committees.
3. Discussed clarifying how to handle requests for interviews from outside media so that all personnel are on the same page.
4. Discussed potential for collaboration with Authors Alliance.

The meeting was adjourned at 13:00 UTC.

Minutes approved by the Board on 8 February 2015.

 

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