Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Results of the 2017 Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees election

2017-10-16 Thread Joe Sutherland
A great question. And I have an easy answer! I wrote up the feedback we received into a report that you can read here: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Foundation_elections/2017/Post_mortem/Report The committee will be working on taking the feedback onboard ahead of the next election

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Results of the 2017 Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees election

2017-10-16 Thread Chris Keating
Hello all and particularly the Elections Committee! I just wondered what is happening in terms of post-mortem on the elections. There was a call for comments on Meta - is there any kind of active review by the Election Committee happening? I know in previous years the EC has often made extensive

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Results of the 2017 Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees election

2017-05-23 Thread Anna Stillwell
Welcome to the new / old trustees. I'm thankful for your continued service to the movement. Let's turn our attention toward the future and work together for the benefit of the movement. Warmly, /a On Tue, May 23, 2017 at 10:53 AM, Dariusz Jemielniak wrote: > To be fair,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Results of the 2017 Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees election

2017-05-23 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
To be fair, while I opposed THIS particular removal from the Board, I think the Board SHOULD have the right to expel people who are perceived as disruptive, uncooperative, or not fulfilling their fiduciary duties well. Such cases should be rare, and exceptionally well grounded and explained

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Results of the 2017 Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees election

2017-05-23 Thread James Salsman
Instead of blaming people, I blame the idea that board members should ever be ejected if they have lost the trust or confidence of other board members, or because other members feel uncomfortable working with them, or because they may choose to withhold or be more forthcoming with information than

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Results of the 2017 Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees election

2017-05-23 Thread
+1 :-) The elected candidates are ideal, making me feel confident that the values and aspirations of the wider Wikimedia volunteer community will be well represented in the coming year. As previously mentioned, Alice and Jimmy were the main political players in excluding Doc James from board

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Results of the 2017 Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees election

2017-05-23 Thread Austin Hair
I normally hate +1s, but I want to congratulate Doc James on his reappointment to the board. I hope we've all learned from his previous term, and can work together to benefit the movement. With love, One of your list administrators, who would rather not have to deal with fiascos. On May 23,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Results of the 2017 Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees election

2017-05-22 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Congratulations to the newly elected members and many thanks to members of the election committee. Regards, Isaac. On Mon, May 22, 2017 at 3:12 AM, Tito Dutta wrote: > Many congrats to all the members. Good wishes and all the best. > > > On 22 May 2017 at 11:53, Rogol

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Results of the 2017 Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees election

2017-05-22 Thread Tito Dutta
Many congrats to all the members. Good wishes and all the best. On 22 May 2017 at 11:53, Rogol Domedonfors wrote: > Indeed. It would be appropriate for members of the Board to state now, in > public and for the record, that they accept the democratically expressed >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Results of the 2017 Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees election

2017-05-22 Thread Rogol Domedonfors
Indeed. It would be appropriate for members of the Board to state now, in public and for the record, that they accept the democratically expressed wishes of the community and will reappoint James at the due time. On Mon, May 22, 2017 at 12:18 AM, MZMcBride wrote: >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Results of the 2017 Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees election

2017-05-21 Thread MZMcBride
matanya moses wrote: >Congratulations to María Sefidari (User:Raystorm), Dariusz Jemielniak >(User:pundit), and James Heilman (User:Doc James) for receiving the most >community support. Subject to a standard background check, they will be >appointed by the Board at their August meeting at

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Results of the 2017 Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees election

2017-05-21 Thread Nabin K. Sapkota
Congratulations to all and best wishes :) Regards, Nabin Wikimedians of Nepal On May 21, 2017 3:06 PM, "Chris Keating" wrote: > Congratulations Maria, Dariusz, and James - I am sure you will do a great > job for the movement over the next few years! > > I am proud

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Results of the 2017 Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees election

2017-05-21 Thread Chris Keating
Congratulations Maria, Dariusz, and James - I am sure you will do a great job for the movement over the next few years! I am proud and grateful to have had the support of 2,002 people, particularly because this is a palindrome. :) And thank you to all the other candidates, the elections

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Results of the 2017 Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees election

2017-05-21 Thread Subhashish Panigrahi
This is indeed a great news. Congratulations María, Dariusz and James! :) Subhashish On Sun, May 21, 2017 at 1:27 PM, Shlomi Fish wrote: > On Sun, 21 May 2017 00:32:40 + > matanya moses wrote: > > > Greetings, > > > > The certified results of

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Results of the 2017 Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees election

2017-05-21 Thread Shlomi Fish
On Sun, 21 May 2017 00:32:40 + matanya moses wrote: > Greetings, > > The certified results of the 2017 Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees > election are now available on Meta-Wiki: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Foundation_elections/2017/Results > >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Results of the 2017 Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees election

2017-05-21 Thread Natacha Rault
Congratulation and good luck! Natacha Rault > Le 21 mai 2017 à 09:35, Pierre-Selim a écrit : > > Congratulations Maria, James and Dariusz. > > Le 21 mai 2017 09:31, "Steinsplitter Wiki" a > écrit : > >> Congrats. >> >> >>

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Results of the 2017 Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees election

2017-05-21 Thread Pierre-Selim
Congratulations Maria, James and Dariusz. Le 21 mai 2017 09:31, "Steinsplitter Wiki" a écrit : > Congrats. > > > > Von: WikimediaAnnounce-l > im Auftrag von matanya moses

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Results of the 2017 Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees election

2017-05-21 Thread Steinsplitter Wiki
Congrats. Von: WikimediaAnnounce-l im Auftrag von matanya moses Gesendet: Sonntag, 21. Mai 2017 02:32 An: wikimediaannounc...@lists.wikimedia.org Betreff: [Wikimedia Announcements] Results of

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Results of the 2017 Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees election

2017-05-20 Thread matanya moses
Greetings, The certified results of the 2017 Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees election are now available on Meta-Wiki: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Foundation_elections/2017/Results Congratulations to María Sefidari (User:Raystorm), Dariusz Jemielniak (User:pundit), and