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Become a Member of the OTW and Vote for the 2019 Elections!

It’s almost election time! Being a member of the Organization for Transformative Works (OTW) means being able to vote for its Board of Directors. This helps affect how projects such as the Archive of Our Own, Fanlore, and Transformative Works and Cultures are run now and going forward. This year, our election for the Board of Directors will be held from August 9 to August 12, 2019. (Access the full Elections Timeline for 2019). Read More

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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