Board Meeting Minutes: 22 February 2017

Organization for Transformative Works – Board of Directors

Minutes of the meeting: February 22, 2017, 00:00 UTC


  • Alex Tischer
  • Aline CarrĂ£o
  • Atiya Hakeem
  • Kristina Busse
  • Matty Bowers
  • Priscilla Del Cima


  • adustyspectacle
  • Amy Shepard
  • Claire P. Baker
  • Cyn
  • Ges
  • james_
  • Kate Flanagan
  • kyburg
  • Mel Leverich
  • par_avion
  • Qem
  • Sass
  • Seamus Johnston
  • Sumeria
  • SunnyB
  • Yuechiang Luo

Decisions taken since the last meeting

  • Changed mailing address and forwarding provider
  • approved CRM training for DevMem staff
  • approved coding training for AD&T
  • approved Docs, SP and DevMem co-chairs
  • approved Translation, DevMem, Abuse and OD staff
  • okayed TWC issue announcement tumblr
  • dissolved Fan Video and Multimedia committee, folded into Comms
  • approved expression of interest for amicus brief
  • contractor negotiations
  • approved re-order of premiums
  • okayed TWC CC change from CC-BY-NC 3.0 to CC-BY 4.0
  • approved bandwidth upgrade and replacement disks for Systems

Open Session

  • discussed changes to the bylaws how the membership cutoff date before votes is set requested by Elections
    • changes leave a number of problems that nobody is very happy about, but a better solution has not been found so far
    • as Elections are on a tight schedule, changes approved unanimously for now so they can get this year’s Election season started but will revisit discussion afterward again
  • approved new Comms co-chair
  • update from Finance about budget:
    is all finished, will be sent to board and chairs within the next day for checking and approval, public post planned for shortly after

Closed Session

No items


The meeting was adjourned at 00:40 UTC.
Minutes approved by the Board on 03 March 2017

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