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2022 Election Timeline and Membership Deadline

The OTW Elections committee is pleased to announce that the timeline for the 2022 election for new members of the Board of Directors has been posted! This year’s election will be held August 12-15. This means that the deadline for volunteers to declare their candidacy is June 17. 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. 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… Read more

OTW Election Statistics for 2021

Now that the 2021 election is over, we’re happy to share with you our voter turnout statistics! For the 2021 Election, we had 11231 total eligible voters. Of those, 2305 voters cast a ballot, which represents 20.5% of the potential voters. Our voter turnout is lower than that of last year, which had a turnout of 21.4%. We also saw a decrease in the number of ballots cast, from 2858 to 2305, which represents a 19.3% decrease. Elections is committed to continuing to reach out to our eligible members to encourage them to vote in elections. Whoever is elected to the Board of Directors can… Read more

2021 OTW Election Results

The Elections Committee would like to thank all of our candidates for their hard work in this year’s election. With that, we are pleased to present the results of the 2021 Election. The following candidates (in alphabetical order) have been officially elected to the Board of Directors: E. Anna Szegedi Kari Dayton Additionally, the Board of Directors is sorry to announce that director Kati Eggert, who was elected last year, is stepping down from her position on the Board for personal reasons, effective immediately. We are grateful for Kati’s service and thank her for her work and dedication. To fill the vacant seat, the Board… Read more

2021 OTW Board Voting Now Open!

The election has opened! Every OTW member who joined between July 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021 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, 2021 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 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 2021. 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