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2022 OTW Board Voting Now Open!

The election has opened! Every OTW member who joined between July 1, 2021 and June 30, 2022 should have a ballot by now. If you didn’t get one, please check your spam folder first, then contact us via our contact form. Please note that your donation receipt will be dated in US Eastern Time, so if your donation is listed after 19:59 on June 30, 2022 on the receipt, you won’t be eligible to vote. If you are unsure whether your donation was made before the deadline, please contact our Development and Membership Committee by using the contact form on our website and selecting “Is… Read more

OTW Vision Statement 2022-2025

The Organization for Transformative Works (OTW) is pleased to share with you our vision statement. The document below will be the framework for our new strategic plan. (You can find out more about our previous strategic plan in the linked 2020 post.) During the next 12 months or so we will be finalizing specific goals and action plans to make these items happen. While our final plan will need to be flexible and adapt to changes around us, this vision statement is the foundation of what we want to work towards to improve the OTW and help it continue providing services to fans. Mission Statement… Read more

OTW Members – Check Your Email for Voting Instructions

At this time, all members of the OTW who are eligible to vote should have received an email linking to the voting instructions for 2022. The subject line was “Voting Instructions for Organization for Transformative Works (OTW) Board Election”. Please note that anyone who didn’t receive this email is not on the voter rolls this year and will not receive a ballot. The voting instructions email contains a link to a test version of the ballot. Please follow that link to make sure that the page displays correctly and the candidates are visible. If not, please ensure you are not blocking JavaScript from ajax.googleapis.com, bootstrapcdn.com,… Read more

2022 OTW Election Candidate Chats & Q&A Roundup

The Elections season is in full swing! We have chats with candidates coming up soon. You can also find links to the candidates’ answers to your questions at the bottom of this post. Chats There will be four public chats, all of which will last 90 minutes. Two of the chats will have 2 candidates in attendance and the other two chats will have 3 candidates in attendance. Chats will take place in our public chatroom. They are scheduled for: Saturday, July 30, from 13:00 UTC to 14:30 UTC – Michelle S, Natalia G, and Noemie B (What time is Chat 1 where I live?)… Read more

Become a Member of the OTW and Vote for the 2022 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 12 to August 15. (Access the full Elections Timeline for 2022). In order to vote, you need to be a member of the OTW by midnight UTC on June 30, 2022 (What time is that for me?). That means that you have to… Read more