[Wikimedia-l] Larissa Borck and Raimond Spekking appointed to the WMDE board

2022-09-15 Thread Alice Wiegand
Dear fellow Wikimedians,I am happy to announce that the  Wikimedia Deutschland supervisory board has appointed Larissa Borcka and Raimond Spekking as additional members to the board.Larissa is committed to the digital development of cultural institutions. As curator of digital development for the

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Announcing the six candidates for the 2022 Board of Trustees election

2022-07-20 Thread Alice Wiegand
Hi Jackie, Thanks for sharing the result. Where can we find information about how many chapters/thematic organizations and usergroups have casted their votes? Alice. > Am 19.07.2022 um 19:32 schrieb Jackie Koerner : > > You can find this message translated into additional languages on

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Deutschland: general assembly and new Supervisory Board

2022-05-21 Thread Alice Wiegand
Dear fellow Wikimedians, On Saturday, May 14th, Wikimedia Deutschland held its 27th General Assembly in Berlin, the second in a hybrid format. Our members elected a new Supervisory Board, which consists of 7 elected members: * Alice Wiegand (chair, re-elected, former deputy chair) * Daniel

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Results for the most contended Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees election

2021-09-07 Thread Alice Wiegand
lection everyone was waiting for. :) It was "pushed for" by the community > for more than a year and now we gladly announce: it happened and here are the > results! > > Best, > > Jackie > > On Tue, Sep 7, 2021 at 4:29 PM Alice Wiegand <mailto:me.ly...@gmail.com>&g

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Results for the most contended Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees election

2021-09-07 Thread Alice Wiegand
Hi all, congrats to the elected Board members. It’s great to see people stepping up and taking responsibility, especially in times where leadership is needed. Jackie, may I ask for some elaboration on the subject of this thread? You say „most contended … election“ and I wonder what that means.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Movement Strategy: Recommendations and community conversations launching next week

2020-01-14 Thread Alice Wiegand
I understand that the community conversation is planned to be conducted for around the next 6 weeks, it’s the discussion of the summary of that, which is planned for one week. Alice. > Am 14.01.2020 um 08:47 schrieb Todd Allen : > > Surely longer than a week can > be allowed for discussion of

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Why We Read Wikipedia in your language

2017-04-21 Thread Alice Wiegand
German, also. Alice. Von meinem iPhone gesendet > Am 21.04.2017 um 19:25 schrieb attolippip : > > and Ukrainian :) and per Amir about instructions > > Best regards, > antanana > > 2017-04-21 20:03 GMT+03:00 Amir E. Aharoni : > >> If I want

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Affiliates] Changes to current chapter and thematic organisation criteria

2016-08-25 Thread Alice Wiegand
I agree with Delphine. And I think it's worth to mention that the immediate termination is for "serious and urgent cases" only and that there is a more partnering process for less serious cases. Alice. On Thu, Aug 25, 2016 at 12:05 PM, Delphine Ménard wrote: > On 24 August

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community survey to support the WMF ED search starts right now

2016-06-16 Thread Alice Wiegand
he results are not binding. It is not an issue of > > representation. I doubt if there will be huge cultural differences to the > > extent that the questionnaire would bring different results if 10 more > > languages were added, mainly because I think that wiki-world is

[Wikimedia-l] Community survey to support the WMF ED search starts right now

2016-06-01 Thread Alice Wiegand
sending an invitations to anyone here and through our networks. Please participate in the survey and help us to shape the new ED’s profile. On behalf of the ED search steering group Alice. [1] - ED Search Survey: https://wikimedia.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_5hVS2mJTcJNCxBX -- Alice Wiegand Board

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Affiliate Selected Board Seats - Result

2016-05-11 Thread Alice Wiegand
elines > New messages to: Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> -- Alice Wiegand Board of Trustees Wikimedia Foundation Support Free Knowle

[Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Wikimedia Foundation ED search steering group created

2016-04-17 Thread Alice Wiegand
to help us start forming a better understanding of the community’s various opinions and expectations. [1] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Foundation_Executive_Director_Transition_Team/2016 Alice. -- Alice Wiegand Board of Trustees Wikimedia Foundation Support Free Knowledge: https

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Executive transition planning

2016-03-04 Thread Alice Wiegand
or outside of the box as it fits to our organization, the Wikimedia Foundation. The C-level-team needs some time to deliberate and decide. They will present their result to the board which has to vote on it. We plan to finalize until the end of next week. Alice. -- Alice Wiegand Board of Trustees

[Wikimedia-l] Update from the Board

2016-01-26 Thread Alice Wiegand
approved Arnnon unanimously and still believes he is a valuable member of the team. Please see this as a brief update. We owe you a more detailed response, and we plan to come back to you with more information soon. Alice. -- Alice Wiegand Board of Trustees Wikimedia Foundation Support Free

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Call for Board nominees

2015-12-29 Thread Alice Wiegand
ia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines > New messages to: Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe>

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Agenda for the December 9, 2015 Board Meeting

2015-12-08 Thread Alice Wiegand
Hi Lodewijk, yes, it is. The Board is bridging the time between in-person-meetings since 2014 with monthly hangout meetings. We started with a bimonthly rhythm after Wikimania in Mexico City and decided to have monthly meetings again at our meeting in November in San Francisco. Alice. On Tue,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] I'll be moving on

2015-10-08 Thread Alice Wiegand
ta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines > > Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org > > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > _______

Re: [Wikimedia-l] GRAPH extension is now live everywhere!

2015-05-05 Thread Alice Wiegand
I miss a thank you or like button on this mailing list. Looks great. Thank you! Alice. On Tue, May 5, 2015 at 10:53 PM, Aleksey Bilogur aleksey.bilo...@gmail.com wrote: Was this why it was offline on meta for a couple of weeks? Amazing! I have an immediate use for this on the en.wikipedia.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Wikimedia Foundation Quarterly Report, October-December 2014

2015-02-19 Thread Alice Wiegand
Hi Tilman, I like the focussed view and the compact information. On slide 4, the beta scorecard, it would be helpful to know and see (especially for further usage) which projects are base for the numbers. Alice. On Mon, Feb 16, 2015 at 12:58 AM, Tilman Bayer tba...@wikimedia.org wrote: Hi

[Wikimedia-l] Thinking about the WMF Board composition

2015-02-16 Thread Alice Wiegand
from the upcoming community election, which will be prepared soon. Regards Alice. -- Alice Wiegand Board of Trustees Wikimedia Foundation Support Free Knowledge: https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Donate ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimédia France board handbook

2014-12-11 Thread Alice Wiegand
://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe -- Alice Wiegand Board of Trustees Wikimedia Foundation Support Free Knowledge: https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Donate

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: [Wikidata-l] Wikidata wins the ODI Open Data Award

2014-11-05 Thread Alice Wiegand
Wohoo! Congrats to Wikidata and congrats to all who have taken part in developing it. Thank you all! Alice. On Wed, Nov 5, 2014 at 7:08 PM, Lydia Pintscher lydia.pintsc...@wikimedia.de wrote: Hey everyone :) I forgot to send this to wikimedia-l this morning as well... I'm incredibly happy

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Re-licensing Wikimedia logos on Commons to CC BY-SA 3.0

2014-10-27 Thread Alice Wiegand
Great news! While the title of the Logo in the blogpost links to the unported version, you link to the US version of cc-by-sa 3.0 when you mention it first in the text (in the second paragraph). A mistake? Alice. On Mon, Oct 27, 2014 at 7:01 PM, Vishnu visdav...@gmail.com wrote: Thanks! A

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Individual Engagement Grants Committee membership appointments

2014-10-02 Thread Alice Wiegand
Hey, great news. Hope you'll deal with a lot amazing and inspiring project ideas and applications! Alice. On Thu, Oct 2, 2014 at 8:15 AM, Pine W wiki.p...@gmail.com wrote: The Individual Engagement Grants Committee (IEGCom) is pleased to announce that the following contributors are appointed

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Conference 2015

2014-09-11 Thread Alice Wiegand
Is this really a discussion about the name of a conference or is it more a discussion about inclusion and exclusion with the underlying question if this conference, which once was set up as a meeting for the organizations within the Wikimedia movement, should be open for non-organized Wikimedians

[Wikimedia-l] WMF Board skill grid 2014

2014-07-08 Thread Alice Wiegand
Wikimania in London. We are interested in your thoughts and input for this discussion. Please take a look at https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/WMF_Board_Governance_Committee/Board_skills_grid_2014 and share your ideas on the talk page. Regards, Alice. -- Alice Wiegand Board of Trustees Wikimedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] How many volunteers (not editors) does the movement have????

2014-06-22 Thread Alice Wiegand
On Sun, Jun 22, 2014 at 3:12 PM, Benjamin Lees emufarm...@gmail.com wrote: Many of the people on those lists are not volunteers. How's your definition of volunteers? Alice. ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Bangladesh has completed its local registration in Bangladesh

2014-06-10 Thread Alice Wiegand
Just great! Thanks to all who kept on working to this important mark. Alice. On Tue, Jun 10, 2014 at 10:07 PM, Anna Stillwell astillw...@wikimedia.org wrote: Wow. Thank you, Lane, for spelling out the difficulty of making this happen. It really places this accomplishment in context. It

Re: [Wikimedia-l] ASBS results

2014-06-03 Thread Alice Wiegand
Thanks to the organizers and facilitators for setting up the process. And congratulations to Frieda and Patricio. I wish both of you every success, strength and support for your work on the Board! Alice. On Tue, Jun 3, 2014 at 3:03 PM, Frieda Brioschi ubifri...@gmail.com wrote: Wow, I'm

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Unvisited App for easier photo collection

2014-05-31 Thread Alice Wiegand
Great, now I know where to go tomorrow! Alice. On Sat, May 31, 2014 at 10:23 PM, HaeB haebw...@gmail.com wrote: There is more information at https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Unvisited_app . 2014-05-31 12:26 GMT-07:00 Kevin Rutherford ktr...@hotmail.com: Hey all, I realized

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia movement affiliates liaisons

2014-05-29 Thread Alice Wiegand
Good news, Greg! This is a great initiative which can provide a lot of support especially for younger affiliations. I'm curious how it will be accepted and what's the kind of support affiliations ask for. Please keep us in the loop. Alice. On Thu, May 29, 2014 at 9:19 AM, Gregory Varnum

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Feedback on the last 2 years

2014-04-15 Thread Alice Wiegand
Thank you, Christophe! You demonstrate that the idea of sharing experiences is more than only sharing success stories. And what sounds so easy is so hard to realize and we all are not really experienced in it. You've shown how it can be handled and we all can learn from you and follow your

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New board Wikimedia Nederland

2014-04-08 Thread Alice Wiegand
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[Wikimedia-l] Proposed bylaws amendment

2014-01-07 Thread Alice Wiegand
. I'm happy to invite you to review and discuss the resolution draft. Please share your comments on the talk page. Regards, Alice. -- Alice Wiegand Board of Trustees Wikimedia Foundation Support Free Knowledge: https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Donate

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Questions for the WMF Board of Trustees?

2013-07-30 Thread Alice Wiegand
Hi Lodewijk, I like the idea of having more opportunities to talk and to try out different approaches. That was the reason for Patricio and me to offer a Chapters Lunch Meeting on Sunday, where we want to talk about the role of Chapters Selected Board members, expectations, limitations, and the

[Wikimedia-l] Ask your WMF Board member

2013-05-17 Thread Alice Wiegand
Hi, On Sunday next week there will be an open Sunday with talks and sessions, organized by Wikimedia Deutschland. [1] As a Board member I take the chance to offer a session to Ask your WMF Board member. I collect questions in advance of this meeting, add them to the questions in the meeting and

[Wikimedia-l] Term limits for WMF board members?

2013-02-24 Thread Alice Wiegand
Hi everybody, as proposed the Board discussed the issue of term limits at its last meeting in San Francisco. You find the outcome on Meta: http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Democratizing_the_Wikimedia_Foundation#Result_of_the_Board.27s_discussion_about_term_limits Alice Wiegand Board of Trustees

[Wikimedia-l] Your support is wanted: The WMF Board of Trustees is looking for a new Board member

2013-02-16 Thread Alice Wiegand
as you deem appropriate. Interested individuals should contact Lisa Grossman li...@moppenheim.com -- Alice Wiegand Board of Trustees Wikimedia Foundation Support Free Knowledge: https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Donate ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF Board Agenda (Draft)

2013-01-31 Thread Alice Wiegand
Hi Nemo, thanks for the note. Nothing exceptionally, this is just the way things go. Before you set up the final agenda you collect proposals. And that was the time I added the comments you mentioned. Regards, Alice. On Thu, Jan 31, 2013 at 3:11 AM, Federico Leva (Nemo) nemow...@gmail.com

[Wikimedia-l] Board Governance Committee' agenda

2012-11-09 Thread Alice Wiegand
Hi all, I've put the Board Govenance Committe's agenda for the next months on http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/WMF_Board_Governance_Committee and would be glad to see you joining discussions there and on the subpages which will be created with the tasks we start. There is one thing with some

[Wikimedia-l] WMF Board portal drafted on meta

2012-11-03 Thread Alice Wiegand
Hi all, not sure if I'm the only one. But too often I've gone mad while seeking for essential information regarding the Board. If it's dates, composition of committees, whatever. Some information is on meta, some on the foundation's wiki, and some is well kept only in somebody's head (whoever

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Board resolutions on bylaw amendments and appointment of Foundation staff officers

2012-11-02 Thread Alice Wiegand
Hi Phoebe, thank you for your thoughts. I must admit that I don't remember these discussions and yes, I understand the frustration even more with this background. Like Bishakha and Sam I will support to publish as much information as possible before our meetings. I agree that this issue would have

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Travel Guide: Board statement

2012-09-06 Thread Alice Wiegand
Hi all, on behalf of the Board of Trustees I'm glad to announce the following statement about the travel guide RfC http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Requests_for_comment/Travel_Guide : Through the RfC, it is clear our community has reached consensus in favor of the creation of a travel guide. The

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Travel Guide RFC closing in 3,2,...

2012-08-23 Thread Alice Wiegand
And here's a very short note about the next steps: The board is reviewing the RfC and its talk page over the next week. We are going to share our thoughts with you soon on the RfC's talk page. Please feel free to leave comments there, that's still possible and will be read ;-) Regards, Alice On

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Further resolutions from board meeting of 11 July 2012

2012-07-21 Thread Alice Wiegand
Cristian Consonni, 21/07/2012 20:28: The link to Mr. Weber's bio[*] is broken. Cristian [*]http://www.sloan.org/bio/item/13 It worked till a couple hours ago I think. :/ It's fixed. Alice. ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list

[Wikimedia-l] Information from the Board about the creation of a travel guide project

2012-07-13 Thread Alice Wiegand
Hi all, the Board of Trustees held a discussion at its Board meeting this week regarding the creation of a travel guide project. Based upon those discussions and the current state of the RFC, we would like the community to continue its discussions for at least 6 more weeks to ensure all

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Declaring my candidacy

2012-07-10 Thread Alice Wiegand
On Tue, Jul 10, 2012 at 12:01 AM, Theo10011 de10...@gmail.com wrote: You would also have to accept that you are/will be part of the WMF board. You'd have access to less and in some case, more information, but not a lot besides what people choose to disclose. This interim time between the WMDE

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Declaring my candidacy

2012-07-09 Thread Alice Wiegand
Hi Thehelpfulone, On Mon, Jul 9, 2012 at 5:07 PM, Thehelpfulone thehelpfulonew...@gmail.com wrote: Given that http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Chapters_Association/Secretary-General is still in a draft format and hasn't significantly been touched since April 2012, I'm inclined to