The Tower in 2005

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The major events at TarValon.Net in 2005.

General

Main article: 2005 Annual Report

The search for an acceptable server solution was ongoing. The IT Department really stepped up to help keep the site running.

Administration

Admin Meeting

Main article: 2005 Admin Meeting

Little is known of this meeting. However, the decision to set formal age minimums for the different levels of membership was made, and it was decided to require that any member wishing to attend an official event or be raised to Senior Member, must have a voice conversation with their membership administrator. Guilds were also introduced.

Membership

General

The status of Junior Members was clarified to an extent and Accepted and Soldiers were required to guest in two community groups forums until at least 12 weeks of being at that level, at which time they were allowed to aspire to that group and were allowed to just stay with them.

Raisings

Main article: 2005 Raisings

Thirty-five people were raised to Aes Sedai and seven people were raised to Gaidin.

Bondings

Main article: 2005 Bondings

Eight couples were known to have bonded.

Demotions

Main article: 2005 Demotions

Two people demoted rank during this year.

Events

Main article: Anniversary Party 2005

March 18-20, held in Denver, Colorado. 56 people were known to have attended.

Main article: Fall Ball 2005

October 8-10, held in Richmond, Virginia. 25 people attended.

Main article: Euro Party 2005

July 29, held in Gothenburg, Sweden. 17 people attended.

Main article: Aussie Party 2005

January, held in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. 4 Tower members attended, as well as 3 guests.

Awards

Main article: 2005 Awards
Amyrlin's Awards
Main article: Amyrlin's Awards
Members' Choice Awards
Main article: Members' Choice Awards 2005

Nine awards were given out.

Staff

Main article: Administrative and Staff Positions in 2005

Atarah al'Norahn took over as Director of Research in the Department of Research and Communications. On January 11, Arisaema Draconis became Mayor and held the position until July 12 when Kyla Sterling took over. Melana al'Cairera became Mistress of Novices on July 12. Riley Maconnar held the position of Captain of the Guard until Jaim al'Bearach took over on October 16.