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2019 OTW Election Candidates Announcement

The OTW is pleased to announce the following candidates for the 2019 Election (in alphabetical order by given name):

  • Astrid Olin*
  • Kirsten Wright
  • Morgan Schroeder
  • Rebecca Sentance

*July 1: Per an announcement, Astrid Olin withdrew from the ballot.

Because we have 2 seats to be filled and 4 candidates, the 2019 election will be contested – that is, the members of the OTW will vote on which candidates fill the seats.

The Elections Committee is excited to introduce the candidates to all of the members of the OTW! Included in this post are links to short Bios and Platforms written by the candidates. This post also marks the beginning of our Q&A period, during which we invite the public to submit questions for the candidates. Additionally, we will be holding a series of live chats – dates and times for those are to be announced based on candidate availability. Information on the voting period and how to vote will also be posted shortly.

In the meantime, there is a timeline of Elections events available here for your reference. Read on to learn more about our candidates and how you can submit questions for them! Read More

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2019 Election Timeline & Membership Deadline

The OTW Elections committee is pleased to announce that the timeline for the 2019 election for new members of the Board of Directors has been posted!

This year’s election will be held August 9-12. This means that the deadline for staff to declare their candidacy is June 14.

As usual, the election membership deadline is June 30. If you’re interested in voting, please make sure your membership is active as of that date. Read More