Here is a response to Denny's resignation; his email has been sticking to
me. To provide some context for what follows, I work a lot on COI and
advocacy issues in Wikipedia, and worked on COI issues professionally at a
university for the past 15 years.
The limitations created by managing or
No - Swahili is the language spoken in Kenya (officially), although other
languages are used too. There is no "Kenyan Wikipedia" as far as I'm aware!
On 11 Apr 2016 02:36, "Gnangarra" wrote:
> wouldnt wikipedia kenya be at ke.wikipedia.org not wikipedia.or.ke
> On 10
wouldnt wikipedia kenya be at ke.wikipedia.org not wikipedia.or.ke
On 10 April 2016 at 19:31, John Mark Vandenberg wrote:
> http://www.wikipedia.or.ke/ now has ads dancing around the screen, the
> have been
Establish alternates who are non-voting members but are in the wings waiting to
fill vacancies. It’s a win-win.
> On Apr 10, 2016, at 4:02 AM, James Heilman wrote:
> Two community elected members every 1.5 years would be a good. Three could
> than be
http://www.wikipedia.or.ke/ now has ads dancing around the screen, the
have been removed.
It only has 107,391 articles according to special:statistics.
On Mon, Aug 4, 2014 at 9:29 AM, Pine W wrote:
> I took
Two community elected members every 1.5 years would be a good. Three could
than be elected if someone steps down.
On Sun, Apr 10, 2016 at 9:25 AM, Pine W wrote:
> I forgot to add that one of the benefits of having elections scheduled
> every year is that if a
I forgot to add that one of the benefits of having elections scheduled
every year is that if a community-elected member departs from the board in
the first year of their term, then it's simple to have another seat elected
in the next cycle to fill the remainder of that term..
On Sun, Apr
I'm glad we're thinking about how to improve Board elections, including
about possible screening for COI issues early in the election process.
Thinking also about Board composition, what if we changed Jimmy's seat to
another community-elected seat, and ran elections for what would be 4
Speaking generally (meaning, not in regard to the specific situation of
Denny), conflict of interest issues do happen on a regular basis. In my
experience, we also generally handle them well.
Having numerous business relationships and interests is common in the
business world. Many times