The Tower in 2011
From Tar Valon Library
The major events at TarValon.Net in 2011
- Main article: 2011 Annual Report
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The Admin Meeting
- Main article: 2011 Admin Meeting
Major changes include the disbanding of the Department of Community Development. The Department of Philanthropy was renamed the Department of Community Outreach and the Online Events Team will be known as the Outreach Activities Team under this Department. New special interest forums will be created and will be public, not just limited to TarValon.Net members. Guilds will be replaced with these forums and Guildmasters will be replaced by Moderators.
- Main article: 2011 Raisings
Thirty people were raised Aes Sedai, with the Green Ajah being the most popular Ajah with twelve new members. Fourteen people were raised gaidin, with Mahdi'in d'ma Dieb being the most popular company with five new members. Eleven members demoted.
- Main article: 2011 Bondings
Twenty couples were bonded in the Light. Fourteen of these were into the Green Ajah and seven involved a member of Dai M'Hael. Six bonds were dissolved.
The Da'Covale auctions changed to one where bidders bid on services versus bidding on a person and having them do "whatever."
The tenth anniversary party was held in March 2011 in Charlston and had approximately 140 attendees.
A single European event was held to celebrate the tenth anniversary. Thirty eight people attended
- Main article: 2011 Online Events
- Main article: 2011 Awards
The Amyrlin's Award winners
- Member of the Year: Vivianna L'antreau and Melana al'Cairera
- Philanthropists of the Year: Caerwyn Jolan and Cassie Dainar
- Volunteer of the Year: Serenla Tamowith
- Unsung Servant: Darian Coralis
- Servants of All: Kerna Shedrian and Naeris Vell'sean
There were also twenty nine Member's Choice Awards
- Main article: Administrative and Staff Positions in 2011
Major changes include Leora Oldessroth replacing Dralyn Montsier as Keeper. The Amyrlin also announced her resignation, with Vivianna L'antreau chosen as her replacement. The projects currently in the Department of Commmunity Development will be moved to departments where they are already most involved rather than centralized in their own department. The Department of Philanthropy will also be undergoing a transition and becoming the Department of Community Outreach. The Online Events Team will now be under the Department of Community Outreach as Outreach Activities Team and the "TVT" will now be under the Marketing Department.