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2016-06-24 Thread Mitar
Hi! I am an occasional editor of Wikipedia, I read it a lot, I edit sometimes, and I am at all not familiar with bureaucracies and rules Wikipedia community has developed through years (call me lazy, but they simply always look too scary and too many for me to even start reading them, walls and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Board appointment of Executive Director

2016-06-24 Thread Andrew Gray
On 24 June 2016 at 10:15, Patricio Lorente wrote: > Dear all, > > > It is our great pleasure to share that during the Board meeting at Wikimania > 2016 in Esino Lario, we unanimously voted to appoint Katherine Maher as > Executive Director of the Wikimedia Foundation.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Board appointment of Executive Director

2016-06-24 Thread Damon Sicore
Congratulations, Katherine! Excellent work and great news. :) Yours faithfully, Damon D∀mon Sicor∃ https://damon.sicore.com 6E98 FBFB D192 D325 B85D D4FF FD2A 20ED DC1D 3975 On Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 2:15 AM, Patricio Lorente < patricio.lore...@gmail.com> wrote: > Dear all, > > It is our great

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Board appointment of Executive Director

2016-06-24 Thread Tanweer Morshed
Congratulations Katherine! Great to see you as the new ED. And thanks to the search committee for the wonderful decision. Regards, Tanweer Morshed Wikimedia Bangladesh On Friday, June 24, 2016, Gregory Varnum wrote: > > > Nope - even with my wild imagination - it is

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Board appointment of Executive Director

2016-06-24 Thread Gregory Varnum
Nope - even with my wild imagination - it is simply not possible for me to be more pleased and excited by this news!!! Congratulations, Katherine! I think this is fantastic news for the Foundation and movement! -greg (User:Varnent) > On Jun 24, 2016, at 4:56 PM, Peter Southwood

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Board appointment of Executive Director

2016-06-24 Thread Tito Dutta
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Board appointment of Executive Director

2016-06-24 Thread Peter Southwood
Looks like a good choice. Good luck, Katherine Cheers, Peter From: WikimediaAnnounce-l [mailto:wikimediaannounce-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org] On Behalf Of Patricio Lorente Sent: Friday, 24 June 2016 11:16 AM To: wikimediaannounc...@lists.wikimedia.org Subject: [Wikimedia Announcements]

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Board appointment of Executive Director

2016-06-24 Thread Vitor Mazuco
Congratulations! 2016-06-24 9:08 GMT-03:00, Michael Maggs : > Welcome Katherine, from all of us at Wikimedia UK. That's fantastic news! > > Michael > > > Michael Maggs > Chair, WMUK > > Patricio Lorente wrote: >> >> Dear all, >> >> >> It is our great pleasure to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Board appointment of Executive Director

2016-06-24 Thread Michael Maggs
Welcome Katherine, from all of us at Wikimedia UK. That's fantastic news! Michael Michael Maggs Chair, WMUK Patricio Lorente wrote: Dear all, It is our great pleasure to share that during the Board meeting at Wikimania 2016 in Esino Lario, we unanimously voted to appoint

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of Kentucky Wikimedians

2016-06-24 Thread Olatunde Isaac
Congratulations to Kentucky Wikimedians. All the best, Isaac Sent from my BlackBerry® wireless handheld from Glo Mobile. -Original Message- From: Sydney Poore Sender: "Wikimedia-l" Date: Fri, 24 Jun 2016 04:42:33 To:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Board appointment of Executive Director

2016-06-24 Thread Olatunde Isaac
Great news. Congratulations to Katherine. All the best, Isaac Sent from my BlackBerry® wireless handheld from Glo Mobile. -Original Message- From: James Heilman Sender: "Wikimedia-l" Date: Fri, 24 Jun 2016 11:26:09 To:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Board appointment of Executive Director

2016-06-24 Thread Galileo Vidoni
I'm sure this is great news not only for the Foundation but also for the movement as a whole. Congratulations to Katherine and thanks to the Board for taking this decision. *Galileo Vidoni* Presidente A. C. Wikimedia Argentina On Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 12:37 PM, Sydney Poore

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Board appointment of Executive Director

2016-06-24 Thread Sydney Poore
Congratulations. I couldn't be more thrilled Warm regards. Sydney On Jun 24, 2016 11:30 AM, "Oona Castro" wrote: > Congratulations! Very good news indeed! > Em 24/06/2016 06:29, "Samuel Klein" escreveu: > > > Brilliant news for the foundation! Thank you

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Board appointment of Executive Director

2016-06-24 Thread Greg Varnum
This message is also available on Meta-Wiki for translation: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Foundation_Board_noticeboard/24_June_2016_-_Board_appointment_of_Wikimedia_Foundation_Executive_Director -greg --- Gregory Varnum Communications Strategist (Contractor) Wikimedia Foundation

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of Kentucky Wikimedians

2016-06-24 Thread Marti Johnson
:-) If only I lived in Kentucky! Congrats! ᐧ *Marti JohnsonProgram Officer* *Individual Grants* *Wikimedia Foundation * +1 415-839-6885 Skype: Mjohnson_WMF Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Board appointment of Executive Director

2016-06-24 Thread Shani
Wonderful news! Well deserved. A big thank you to the board for this sensible decision and (continued) good luck to Katherine. :-) Shani. On 24 Jun 2016 11:30, "Oona Castro" wrote: > Congratulations! Very good news indeed! > Em 24/06/2016 06:29, "Samuel Klein"

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Board appointment of Executive Director

2016-06-24 Thread Oona Castro
Congratulations! Very good news indeed! Em 24/06/2016 06:29, "Samuel Klein" escreveu: > Brilliant news for the foundation! Thank you for resolving this so > swiftly. ~SJ > On Jun 24, 2016 11:26, "James Heilman" wrote: > > > Wonderful news. Katherine is an

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Board appointment of Executive Director

2016-06-24 Thread Samuel Klein
Brilliant news for the foundation! Thank you for resolving this so swiftly. ~SJ On Jun 24, 2016 11:26, "James Heilman" wrote: > Wonderful news. Katherine is an amazing selection. Congrats and thanks to > all those involved. > > James > > On Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 11:15 AM,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Board appointment of Executive Director

2016-06-24 Thread James Heilman
Wonderful news. Katherine is an amazing selection. Congrats and thanks to all those involved. James On Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 11:15 AM, Patricio Lorente < patricio.lore...@gmail.com> wrote: > Dear all, > > It is our great pleasure to share that during the Board meeting at > Wikimania 2016 in

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF Board of Trustees appointments and officer positions

2016-06-24 Thread Delphine Ménard
Patricio, many many thanks to you for having kept your cool during the hard times. Thanks to you and Frieda for services rendered, and on to time off from Wikimedia mandates (it's kinda cool, you'll see). Congratulations to Christophe and María. And hugs all around. :D Delphine On Fri, Jun 24,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of Kentucky Wikimedians

2016-06-24 Thread Shani
Congrats! :-) On 24 Jun 2016 10:42, "Sydney Poore" wrote: > Thank you, Carlos. > > Sydney > User: FloNight > On Jun 20, 2016 9:02 AM, "Carlos M. Colina" > wrote: > > > Dear all, > > > > It is my pleasure to announce the recognition of a new

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of Kentucky Wikimedians

2016-06-24 Thread Sydney Poore
Thank you, Carlos. Sydney User: FloNight On Jun 20, 2016 9:02 AM, "Carlos M. Colina" wrote: > Dear all, > > It is my pleasure to announce the recognition of a new Wikimedia User > Group in the United States: Kentucky Wikimedians [1] > > Their efforts are focused on

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF Board of Trustees appointments and officer positions

2016-06-24 Thread Risker
Thank you to Christophe and Nataliia for taking on these new and important responsibilities. And thanks to Christophe and Maria for taking on the Chair and Vice Chair roles. I also extend my thanks to Patricio and Frieda for your service on the board including the time that Patricio has served

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF Board of Trustees appointments and officer positions

2016-06-24 Thread Jan-Bart de Vreede
Congratulations go to Christophe, and also thank you for making yourself a candidate. Your years of experience in the movement and personality are are great asset and we are lucky to have you. The good news is that you have a great organisation to support you in helping you do a good job! Like