Congratulations to our new Mistress of the Watch - Zashara Sho'am

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  1. Deoan Kakarot

    Deoan Kakarot Director of Technology Gaidin

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    @Zashara Sho'am has served the Tower in a number of staff and administrator positions during her 16 years with us, including several moderation roles like her current position as a floating moderator, as well as positions in the Department of Membership, who she will work with regularly. In the announcement conversation, she was an active critic of our plans, and in her application she submitted a very thorough list of ideas and analyses for suggested improvements. I believe that this additional perspective will ensure that our new moderation system is the best we are capable of delivering. In addition, she has real life experience with many of the technologies we use to run the site and should be able to help fill in during leaves of absence for the other Masters of the Watch.

    Zasha and I work well together; she is one of my Aes Sedai. When I received her application, I reached out to the Keeper, who reviewed both of the applications with me to ensure that I was being impartial in my evaluation, and we both agreed that she is the right choice for this job. I look forward to establishing an improved moderation system, closely tied with the new mediation system.

    There were two applications for this role, and we thank the other applicant for her interest.

    Please join me in congratulating Zasha, Mistress of the Watch - Moderation!
     
  2. Polegnyn Nemeara

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    Congratulations!
     
  3. Alora Sionn

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    Congrats!!
     
  4. Leala al'Dareis

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    Congrats! :joy
     
  5. Calen Velervron

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    She was the absolutely right person for this job. Zasha has never been afraid to make a decision that needed to be mad. I have a warning myself from her.

    Congrats friend.. the Tower is lucky to have you.
     
  6. Roheryn ni Galghandhrei t'al'Djinn

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    Congrats!
     
  7. Bruce al'Kay

    Bruce al'Kay Accepted

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    Congratulations, Zasha - and thank you for volunteering your time!
     
  8. Aintza Bisera

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    Congrats!!! Wise decision and I have all the faith in the world in you!
     
  9. Elia LePhant

    Elia LePhant Aes Sedai

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    Congratulations!!! I’m so excited! :joy Thank you for taking on the job.
     
  10. Pylar al'Stnap

    Pylar al'Stnap Aes Sedai

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    The site doesn't think a series of emoji from my phone keyboard are an appropriate form of communication and wouldn't post just that, so here is me using my words to congratulate you!

    :wave
     
  11. Alenya Al'Roran

    Alenya Al'Roran Aes Sedai Director of Membership

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    Congrats, Zasha!
     
  12. Melisande Arneil

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    Congrats Zasha! :clap
     
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  14. Zashara Sho'am

    Zashara Sho'am The Dark One Aes Sedai Master of the Watch Moderator

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    You're just trying to get me to abuse my admin powers on Day 1 to delete this aren't you?

    Thanks everyone else!
     
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    Why would you do that??

    Congratulations!
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  17. Imzadi Hopewind

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    Congrats! :joy
     
  18. Ilverin Matriam

    Ilverin Matriam Aes Sedai Director of Research and Records Historian Tower Gatekeeper

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    Congrats, Zasha! Thank you so much for everything you do! ^^
     
  19. Aleita Taviah

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    Congratulations Zasha!
     
  20. Arella Mathara

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    Congratulations and thank you for taking this on, @Zashara Sho'am Sedai. Sounds like a great fit for the job ^^