[Wikimedia-l] Opportunities open for the Ombuds commission and the Case Review Committee

2022-10-03 Thread Karen Brown
m meeting link)
   (add to calendar)

The deadline for applications is 31 December 2022 in any timezone.

Please feel free to pass this invitation along to any users who you think
may be qualified and interested. Thank you!

On behalf of the Committee Support team,

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[Wikimedia-l] Announcing the 2022 Ombuds Commission

2022-01-31 Thread Karen Brown
rman Wikipedia, where he serves as an Arbitrator, and on
Wikidata, where he is an administrator. He is also active as a translation
admin in several projects. Ameisenigel speaks German and English. He has
been on the Ombuds Commission since 2021.

JJMC89 <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:JJMC89> <
https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:JJMC89>

JJMC89 has been contributing to Wikimedia projects since 2015. He is
primarily active on the English Wikipedia, where he has more than 300,000
edits and is an administrator and bot operator, and Commons. He also serves
as a tool administrator on UTRS. He speaks English. He has been on the
Ombuds Commission since 2021.

Their willingness to remain, to bring their familiarity with processes and
their experience to the new arrivals, is greatly appreciated!

Please join me in thanking the following volunteers who are leaving OC, who
have given substantially of their time to serve the commission:

Acagastya <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Acagastya> <
https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Acagastya>

Agastya has been editing Wikimedia projects since 2014, and is primarily
active on English Wikinews serving as an administrator and has been
accredited reporter since 2017.  Agastya is also active on Commons, and
speaks English, Hindi and Gujarati.
AGK <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:AGK><
https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:AGK>

AGK has been editing Wikimedia projects since 2008. He is primarily active
on English Wikipedia, where he is an administrator, Checkuser, and
Oversighter and has served as an Arbitrator. AGK has been a member of the
Ombuds Commission since 2020.

Ajraddatz <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Ajraddatz> <
https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Ajraddatz>

Ajraddatz has been an active user on Wikimedia since 2010, and has served
in various roles of community trust in that time, including as a Wikidata
Oversighter since 2013, a steward between 2014 and 2020, and a Meta
CheckUser since 2015.

Emufarmers <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Emufarmers> <
https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Emufarmers>

Emufarmers has been editing Wikimedia projects since 2005. He is a
Metapedian who primarily edits the English Wikipedia; he is also a
bureaucrat and sysop on MediaWiki.org, and has provided software support to
many third-party, non-Wikimedia wikis over the years. He has served as an
VRTS administrator since 2015. He has served on the Ombuds Commission since
2019.

Moheen <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Moheen> <
https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Moheen>

Moheen Reeyad, user:Moheen, has been contributing to Wikimedia projects
since 2010. He is active on Commons, Bengali Wikipedia, Wikidata, and
English Wikipedia and is an administrator on Commons and Bengali Wikipedia.
He is currently a Board member of Wikimedia Bangladesh and lives in
Chattogram. Moheen speaks Bengali and English. He has served as an OC
member since 2021.

MrJaroslavik <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:MrJaroslavik> <
https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:MrJaroslavik>

MrJaroslavik has been editing Wikimedia projects since 2017. He is
primarily active on Czech Wikipedia and Meta. MrJaroslavik speaks Czech and
English. He has served on the Ombuds Commission since 2021.

ProtoplasmaKid <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:ProtoplasmaKid> <
https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:ProtoplasmaKid>

Ivan has been editing Wikimedia projects since 2006. He is primarily active
on Spanish Wikipedia and Spanish Wikinews and as an administrator on both
of those projects. He helped found Wikimedia Mexico in 2011 and was the
Wikimania 2015 Chief Coordinator. He has participated in a number of
movement committees, including Grant Advisory Committee. He speaks English,
Portuguese, and Spanish. He has served on the Ombuds Commission since 2021.

Superpes15 <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Superpes15> <
https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Superpes15>

Superpes15 has been contributing to Wikimedia projects since 2010. He is
primarily active on Italian Wikipedia and is a member of the Small Wiki
Monitoring Team. He is an administrator on Italian Wikipedia and serves as
a global renamer. He speaks Italian and English. He has been an OC member
since 2021.

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[Wikimedia-l] Reminder: still accepting applications for the Ombuds Commission!

2021-12-02 Thread Karen Brown
Hi all,

This is a reminder that the Wikimedia Foundation is still accepting
applications for the 2022 Ombuds Commission until the end of the month.

This commission works on all Wikimedia projects to investigate complaints
about violations of the privacy policy, especially in use of CheckUser and
Oversight tools, and to mediate between the complaining party and the
individual whose work is being investigated. They may also assist the
General Counsel, the Executive Director or the Board of Trustees in
investigations of these issues. For more on their duties and roles, see
http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Ombuds_commission

This is a call for community members interested in volunteering for
appointment to this commission. Volunteers serving in this role should be
experienced Wikimedians, active on any project, who have previously used
the CheckUser tool OR who have the technical ability to understand the
CheckUser tool and the willingness to learn it. They are expected to be
able to engage neutrally in investigating these concerns and to know when
to recuse when other roles and relationships may cause conflict.

Commissioners are required to sign the Access to NonPublic Information NDA
and must be willing to comply with the appropriate Wikimedia Foundation
board policies (such as the access to non-public data policy[1] and the
privacy policy[2]). This is a position that requires a high degree of
discretion and trust. Commissioners must also be over 18 years of age.

If you are interested in serving on this commission, please write me an
email off-list to detail your experience on the projects, your thoughts on
the commission and what you hope to bring to the role. The commission
consists of twelve members; all applications are appreciated and will be
carefully considered. The deadline for applications is the end of day[3] on
31 December, 2021.

Please feel free to pass this invitation along to any users who you think
may be qualified and  interested.

Thank you!

-Karen Brown
On behalf of the Wikimedia Foundation Trust & Safety team

1. https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Access_to_nonpublic_information_policy
2. https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Privacy_policy
3. This deadline is flexible in terms of time zones; as long as your
application is in while it's 31 December somewhere in the world, you're
fine.

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[Wikimedia-l] 2022 Ombuds Commission nomination process now open

2021-09-29 Thread Karen Brown
Hello all,

Please accept my apologies if you are receiving this a number of times
today. We have sent it out to multiple mailing lists in order to reach as
many community members as possible. Please feel free to forward this to any
other community mailing lists you believe are relevant.

It's coming close to time for annual appointments of community members to
serve on the Ombuds commission (OC). This commission works on all Wikimedia
projects to investigate complaints about violations of the privacy policy,
especially in use of CheckUser and Oversight tools, and to mediate between
the complaining party and the individual whose work is being investigated.
They may also assist the General Counsel, the Executive Director or the
Board of Trustees in investigations of these issues. For more on their
duties and roles, see http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Ombuds_commission

This is a call for community members interested in volunteering for
appointment to this commission. Volunteers serving in this role should be
experienced Wikimedians, active on any project, who have previously used
the CheckUser tool OR who have the technical ability to understand the
CheckUser tool and the willingness to learn it. They are expected to be
able to engage neutrally in investigating these concerns and to know when
to recuse when other roles and relationships may cause conflict.

Commissioners are required to sign the Access to NonPublic Information NDA
and must be willing to comply with the appropriate Wikimedia Foundation
board policies (such as the access to non-public data policy[1] and the
privacy policy[2]). This is a position that requires a high degree of
discretion and trust. Commissioners must also be over 18 years of age.

If you are interested in serving on this commission, please write me an
email off-list to detail your experience on the projects, your thoughts on
the commission and what you hope to bring to the role. The commission
consists of twelve members; all applications are appreciated and will be
carefully considered. The deadline for applications is the end of day[3] on
31 December, 2021.

Please feel free to pass this invitation along to any users who you think
may be qualified and  interested.

Thank you!

-Karen Brown

On behalf of the Wikimedia Foundation Trust & Safety team

1. https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Access_to_nonpublic_information_policy

2. https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Privacy_policy

3. This deadline is flexible in terms of time zones; as long as your
application is in while it's 31 December somewhere in the world, you're
fine.


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[Wikimedia-l] Announcing the 2021 Ombuds Commission

2021-01-25 Thread Karen Brown
user:Galahad, has been contributing to
Wikimedia Projects since 2009. He is a member of Wikimedia Venezuela and a
founding member of Wikimedia Small Projects User Group. He primarily
contributes to Spanish-language projects including Spanish Wikipedia and
Spanish Wikivoyage. He has been an administrator and bureaucrat of Spanish
Wikivoyage since 2013. He has served on the Ombuds Commission since 2019.

Their willingness to remain, to bring their familiarity with processes and
their experience to the new arrivals, is greatly appreciated!

Please join me in thanking the following volunteers who are leaving OC, who
have given substantially of their time to serve the commission:

DeltaQuad <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:DeltaQuad>

Amanda has been editing Wikipedia since 2009, when she made her first edits
to English Wikipedia. She has served many roles in the past including being
a sysop, holding advanced permissions and serving on an Arbitration
Committee for 4 years. She will continue to support the English Wikipedia
and reach out to global communities through her service and tools she
develops.

Elmacenderesi <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Elmacenderesi>

Elmacenderesi has been working on Wikimedia projects since 2007, primarily
on the Turkish Wikipedia. There, he has been a CheckUser and a Bureaucrat
since 2008 and an Oversighter since 2011. He is also a member of Wikimedia
OTRS and serves as a global outreach coordinator, working with academic
institutions and GLAMs, for The Wikipedia Library. He has served on the
Ombuds Commission since 2018.

Taketa <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Taketa>

Taketa has been a Wikimedian since 2008 and has held a number of positions
in his time here, including Administrator and Bureaucrat on the Dutch
Wikipedia, Arbitrator on Dutch Wikipedia, Administrator on Wikidata,
Steward, and member of the Ombuds Commission. He has created about 7000 new
articles in several language Wikipedias. He currently serves on the board
of Wikimedia Belgium.

Teles <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Teles>

Lucas became a Wikipedian in 2007 and started to engage with CheckUser
rights in 2009, when he became a local CU on the Portuguese Wikipedia. He
held both Oversight and Checkuser rights on Ptwiki between 2015 and 2017,
when his term with the rights expired. He is currently an administrator on
Commons and Ptwiki. His traditional main focus has been on anti-vandalism
work. In 2012, the global community elected him as a steward, a position he
held until 2020. He served on the Ombuds Commission for 2018.

Uzoma Ozurumba <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Uzoma_Ozurumba>

Uzoma Ozurumba has been editing Wikimedia projects since 2017. She
contributes primarily to Meta, Commons, and the Igbo Wiktionary, of which
she is a founder. She is a co-founder of the Igbo Wikimedians User Group
and serves as a Strategy Liaison for that group. She served on the OC in
2020.

Wikilover90 <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Wikilover90>Rupika has
been editing Wikimedia projects since 2014. A free knowledge advocate, she
edits primarily on Wikimedia Commons and Wikidata and is administrator on
Punjabi Wikisource. She organizes events such as Wiki Loves Folklore
<https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Wiki_Loves_Folklore> and Wiki
Loves Women
<https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wiki_Loves_Women_South_Asia_2020>. She has
been supporting in activating the Open Movement in North India via various
Open GLAM initiatives such as Heritage GLAM
<https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Heritage_GLAM>. She has served on the
Ombuds Commission since 2019.

Thanks again to everyone who 's serving, is serving, or volunteered to
serve. And thanks to all of you for reading this wall of text!

-Karen

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Re: [Wikimedia-l] 2021 Ombuds Commission nominations now open

2020-12-02 Thread Karen Brown
Hi all,

This is a reminder that we are still accepting self-nominations for the
Ombuds Commission (details in original message below). Applications are
being accepted through the end of 31 December 2020.

If you are interested in serving on this commission, please write me an
email off-list (kbrown(at)wikimedia.org) to detail your experience on the
projects, your thoughts on the commission and what you hope to bring to the
role.

Looking forward to hearing from you!

Regards,
Karen

On Thu, Oct 1, 2020 at 10:01 AM Karen Brown  wrote:

> Hello all,
>
> Please accept my apologies if you are receiving this a number of times
> today. We have sent it out to multiple mailing lists in order to reach as
> many community members as possible. Please feel free to forward this to any
> other community mailing lists you believe are relevant.
>
> It's coming close to time for annual appointments of community members to
> serve on the Ombudsman commission (OC). This commission works on all
> Wikimedia projects to investigate complaints about violations of the
> privacy policy, especially in use of CheckUser and Oversight tools, and to
> mediate between the complaining party and the individual whose work is
> being investigated. They may also assist the General Counsel, the Executive
> Director or the Board of Trustees in investigations of these issues. For
> more on their duties and roles, see
> http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Ombuds_commission
>
> This is a call for community members interested in volunteering for
> appointment to this commission. Volunteers serving in this role should be
> experienced Wikimedians, active on any project, who have previously used
> the CheckUser tool OR who have the technical ability to understand the
> CheckUser tool and the willingness to learn it. They are expected to be
> able to engage neutrally in investigating these concerns and to know when
> to recuse when other roles and relationships may cause conflict.
>
> Commissioners are required to identify to the Wikimedia Foundation and
> must be willing to comply with the appropriate Wikimedia Foundation board
> policies (such as the access to non-public data policy[1] and the privacy
> policy[2]). This is a position that requires a high degree of discretion
> and trust.
>
> If you are interested in serving on this commission, please write me an
> email off-list (kbrown(at)wikimedia.org) to detail your experience on the
> projects, your thoughts on the commission and what you hope to bring to the
> role. The commission consists of ten members; all applications are
> appreciated and will be carefully considered. The deadline for applications
> is the end of day on 31 December, 2020.
>
> Please feel free to pass this invitation along to any users who you think
> may be qualified and  interested.
>
> Thank you!
>
> -Karen Brown
>
> On behalf of the Wikimedia Foundation Trust & Safety team
>
> 1. https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Access_to_nonpublic_information_policy
> 2. https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Privacy_policy
>
> --
> Karen Brown
> Trust & Safety Specialist
> Wikimedia Foundation
> kbr...@wikimedia.org
>


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[Wikimedia-l] 2021 Ombuds Commission nominations now open

2020-10-01 Thread Karen Brown
Hello all,

Please accept my apologies if you are receiving this a number of times
today. We have sent it out to multiple mailing lists in order to reach as
many community members as possible. Please feel free to forward this to any
other community mailing lists you believe are relevant.

It's coming close to time for annual appointments of community members to
serve on the Ombudsman commission (OC). This commission works on all
Wikimedia projects to investigate complaints about violations of the
privacy policy, especially in use of CheckUser and Oversight tools, and to
mediate between the complaining party and the individual whose work is
being investigated. They may also assist the General Counsel, the Executive
Director or the Board of Trustees in investigations of these issues. For
more on their duties and roles, see
http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Ombuds_commission

This is a call for community members interested in volunteering for
appointment to this commission. Volunteers serving in this role should be
experienced Wikimedians, active on any project, who have previously used
the CheckUser tool OR who have the technical ability to understand the
CheckUser tool and the willingness to learn it. They are expected to be
able to engage neutrally in investigating these concerns and to know when
to recuse when other roles and relationships may cause conflict.

Commissioners are required to identify to the Wikimedia Foundation and must
be willing to comply with the appropriate Wikimedia Foundation board
policies (such as the access to non-public data policy[1] and the privacy
policy[2]). This is a position that requires a high degree of discretion
and trust.

If you are interested in serving on this commission, please write me an
email off-list (kbrown(at)wikimedia.org) to detail your experience on the
projects, your thoughts on the commission and what you hope to bring to the
role. The commission consists of ten members; all applications are
appreciated and will be carefully considered. The deadline for applications
is the end of day on 31 December, 2020.

Please feel free to pass this invitation along to any users who you think
may be qualified and  interested.

Thank you!

-Karen Brown

On behalf of the Wikimedia Foundation Trust & Safety team

1. https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Access_to_nonpublic_information_policy
2. https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Privacy_policy

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[Wikimedia-l] Announcement of the 2020 Ombuds Commission

2020-01-29 Thread Karen Brown
 He is a member of Wikimedia Venezuela and
Wikimedistas de Perú User Group. He primarily contributes to
Spanish-language projects including Spanish Wikipedia and Spanish
Wikivoyage. He has been an administrator and bureaucrat of Spanish
Wikivoyage since 2013. He has served on the Ombuds Commission since 2019.

Their willingness to remain, to bring their familiarity with processes and
their experience to the new arrivals, is greatly appreciated!
-

Please join me in thanking the following volunteers who are leaving OC, who
have given substantially of their time to serve the commission:
Dyolf77 <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Dyolf77>

Habib started editing in 2010 and has been heavily engaged in community
affairs, both onwiki and as part of user groups, for years. A native of
Tunisia, he has been a free-culture advocate on a wide range of issues in
and beyond the movement. Onwiki, you can mainly find him helping out on
Commons, where he is a sysop, as well as the Arabic and French language
editions of Wikipedia. He has served on the Ombuds Commission since 2018.

EVinente <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:EVinente>

Edilson has been contributing to Wikimedia projects since 2013. He is
primarily active on the Portuguese Wikipedia, where he is a checkuser,
oversighter, and administrator. He has served on the Ombuds Commission
since 2019.

Jamie Tubers <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Jamie_Tubers>

Sam, who edits as Jamie Tubers, joined the English language Wikipedia
community in 2011 and has over the years expanded his activities into a
wide range of movement activities including co-founding the Wikimedia user
group Nigeria and helping to organize events like Wiki Loves Africa and
Wiki Loves Women. He is dedicated to correcting our content gaps and biases
related to Africa and raising awareness of the projects on the continent.
He has served on the Ombuds Commission since 2018.

Krd <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Krd>

Krd, who is primarily active on German Wikipedia and Wikimedia Commons, and
also serves at the Volunteer Response Team as an agent and OTRS admin, and
was a member of the German Wikipedia Arbitration Committee. He has served
on the Ombuds Commission since 2017.

-

I'd also like to say a big thank you to those returning and those coming
aboard for the first time, as well as to all those applied. Again, it was
an extremely able group of volunteers, and while this mix of users may best
serve the need for this year, I hope that those who applied will consider
applying again for future commissions.

Regards,

Karen

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[Wikimedia-l] Applications for Ombuds Commission still being accepted

2019-12-10 Thread Karen Brown
Hi all,

This is a reminder that we are still accepting applications for membership
on the 2020 Ombuds Commission. This commission works on all Wikimedia
projects to investigate complaints about violations of the privacy policy,
especially in use of CheckUser tools, and to mediate between the
complaining party and the individual whose work is being investigated. They
may also assist the General Counsel, the Executive Director or the Board of
Trustees in investigations of these issues. For more on their duties and
roles, see http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Ombudsman_commission
<https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Ombudsman_commission>

This is a call for community members interested in volunteering for
appointment to this commission. Commissioners should be experienced
Wikimedians, active on any project, who have previously used the CheckUser
tool OR who have the technical ability to understand the CheckUser tool and
the willingness to learn it. They are expected to be able to engage
neutrally in investigating these concerns and to know when to recuse when
other roles and relationships may cause conflict. (In the past,
commissioners have turned in other roles that could cause conflict.)

Commissioners are required to identify to the Wikimedia Foundation and must
be willing to comply with the appropriate board policies (such as the
access to non-public data policy and the privacy policy). This is a
position that requires a high degree of discretion and trust.

If you are interested in serving on this commission, please drop me a note
detailing your experience on the projects, your thoughts on the commission
and what you hope to bring to the role. The commission is deliberately
quite small, so slots are limited, but all applications are appreciated.
The deadline for applications is December 31. Any timezone. :)

Please feel free to pass this invitation along to any users who you think
may be interested.

Thank you!


-Karen Brown

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[Wikimedia-l] Ombuds Commission now accepting nominations for 2020

2019-09-30 Thread Karen Brown
Hello all,

Please accept my apologies if you are receiving this a number of times
today. We have sent it out to multiple mailing lists in order to reach as
many community members as possible. Please feel free to forward this to any
other community mailing lists you believe are relevant.

It's coming close to time for annual appointments of community members to
serve on the Ombudsman Commission (OC). This commission works on all
Wikimedia projects to investigate complaints about violations of the
privacy policy, especially in use of CheckUser and Oversight tools, and to
mediate between the complaining party and the individual whose work is
being investigated. They may also assist the General Counsel, the Executive
Director or the Board of Trustees in investigations of these issues. For
more on their duties and roles, see
http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Ombudsman_commission

This is a call for community members interested in volunteering for
appointment to this commission. Volunteers serving in this role should be
experienced Wikimedians, active on any project, who have previously used
the CheckUser tool OR who have the technical ability to understand the
CheckUser tool and the willingness to learn it. They are expected to be
able to engage neutrally in investigating these concerns and to know when
to recuse when other roles and relationships may cause conflict.

Commissioners are required to identify to the Wikimedia Foundation and must
be willing to comply with the appropriate Wikimedia Foundation board
policies (such as the access to non-public data policy[1] and the privacy
policy[2]). This is a position that requires a high degree of discretion
and trust.

If you are interested in serving on this commission, please write me (
kbr...@wikimedia.org) an email off-list to detail your experience on the
projects, your thoughts on the commission and what you hope to bring to the
role. The commission typically consists of ten members; all applications
are appreciated and will be carefully considered. The deadline for
applications is the end of day on 31 December, 2019.

Please feel free to pass this invitation along to any users who you think
may be qualified and  interested.

Thank you!

-Karen Brown

On behalf of the Wikimedia Foundation Trust & Safety team

1. https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Access_to_nonpublic_information_policy
2. https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Privacy_policy

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[Wikimedia-l] 2019 Ombuds Commission

2019-02-05 Thread Karen Brown
ia Arbitration Committee. He has served on
the Ombuds Commission since 2017.
-
Teles <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Teles>

Lucas became a Wikipedian in 2007 and started to engage with CheckUser
rights in 2009, when he became a local CU on the Portuguese Wikipedia. He
held both Oversight and Checkuser rights on Ptwiki between 2015 and 2017,
when his term with the rights expired. He is currently an administrator on
Commons and Ptwiki. His traditional main focus has been on anti-vandalism
work. In 2012, the global community elected him as a steward, a position he
has held since. He served on the Ombuds Commission for 2018.


Their willingness to remain, to bring their familiarity with processes and
their experience to the new arrivals, is greatly appreciated!

Please join me in thanking the following outgoing volunteers, who have
given substantially of their time to serve the commission:
-
Billinghurst <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Billinghurst>
Billinghurst is a long-term global,  Wikimedian who served as a steward
from 2012 to 2016 and still serves as a global sysop. He considers his home
wiki to be the English Wikisource where he's performed over 260,000 edits
and focuses on transcribing biographical reference data from the 19th and
early 20thC. In addition, however, to serving as a local administrator on
Wikisource he also holds the sysop hat on Commons, Meta and the English
Wikipedia racking up almost 700,000 edits across the projects with almost a
million edits when you count his bot. He claims to still have a bit of
wisdom and knowledge to give. He joined the OC in 2018.
-
Saileshpat <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Saileshpat>

Saileshpat started editing Wikipedia in 2012 and soon became deeply
involved in the Odia community. He has helped organize outreach events and
done a lot to spread awareness in his region. In addition he was one of the
co-organizers of WikiConference India 2016. Saileshpat has helped in a
content relicensing process, where the Government of Odisha decided to
release content under Creative Commons licenses. Online he is mainly active
on the Odia Wikipedia and Commons. Sailesh joined the OC in 2018.
-
Pajz <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Pajz>

Pajz has edited the Wikimedia projects since 2005. He was a Wikipedia
administrator between 2007 to 2016 and is a member of the Volunteer
Response Team. He served as one of the OTRS administrators from 2013 to
2015, before being first appointed to the Ombudsman Commission in 2016.
-
Góngora <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:G%C3%B3ngora>

Góngora, J. Gustavo Góngora-Goloubintseff, primarily edits Spanish
Wikipedia, Catalan Wikipedia and Norwegian bokmål Wikipedia. He has been an
administrator and bureaucrat on the Spanish Wikipedia since 2007, and an
administrator on the Catalan Wikipedia from 2010 until 2017, where he is
also a CheckUser. He was a member of the Spanish Arbitration Committee in
2008, before it was dismantled. He was a board member of Wikimedia España
in 2011. He is currently a member of both Wikimedia España and Wikimedia
Norge. He joined the OC in 2017.

-

And finally, a posthumous thank-you to user:Lankiveil:

Lankiveil <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Lankiveil>

Lankiveil was a long-term user, admin, and oversighter on the English
Wikipedia, having made his first edits in 2004. He served as a clerk to the
English Wikipedia Arbitration Committee and as an OTRS volunteer. He also
sometimes edited at Irish Wikipedia and Commons. He was a native speaker of
Australian English and was a member of Wikimedia Australia. Lankiveil died
in April 2018, while a member of the Ombuds Commission.

I'd also like to say a big thank you to those returning and those coming
aboard for the first time, as well as to all those applied. Again, it was
an extremely able group of volunteers, and while this mix of users may best
serve the need for this year, I hope that those who applied will consider
applying again for future commissions.


Regards,

Karen

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[Wikimedia-l] Call for Applications: 2019 Ombuds Commission

2018-11-27 Thread Karen Brown
Hello all,

*I know that this is a second call, and I apologize for the potential bacn
<https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/bacn>, but it's very important to me that
we grab as wide a pool of OC applicants as we can, so I want to re-draw
people's attention to it. *

It's coming close to time for annual appointments of community members to
serve on the Ombudsman commission (OC). This commission works on all
Wikimedia projects to investigate complaints about violations of the
privacy policy, especially in use of CheckUser tools, and to mediate
between the complaining party and the individual whose work is being
investigated. They may also assist the General Counsel, the Executive
Director or the Board of Trustees in investigations of these issues. For
more on their duties and roles, see
http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Ombudsman_commission

This is a call for community members interested in volunteering for
appointment to this commission. Volunteers serving in this role should be
experienced Wikimedians, active on any project, who have previously used
the CheckUser tool OR who have the technical ability to understand the
CheckUser tool and the willingness to learn it. They are expected to be
able to engage neutrally in investigating these concerns and to know when
to recuse when other roles and relationships may cause conflict.

Commissioners are required to identify to the Wikimedia Foundation and must
be willing to comply with the appropriate Wikimedia Foundation board
policies (such as the access to non-public data policy[1] and the privacy
policy[2]). This is a position that requires a high degree of discretion
and trust.

If you are interested in serving on this commission, please write me an
email *off-list* to detail your experience on the projects, your thoughts
on the commission and what you hope to bring to the role. The commission
consists of nine members; all applications are appreciated and will be
carefully considered. The deadline for applications is end of day on 31
December, 2018.

Please feel free to pass this invitation along to any users who you think
may be qualified and  interested.

Thank you!

-Karen Brown

On behalf of the Wikimedia Foundation Trust & Safety team

1. https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Access_to_nonpublic_information_policy
2. https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Privacy_policy

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[Wikimedia-l] Call for Applications: 2019 Ombuds Commission

2018-10-01 Thread Karen Brown
Hello all,

Please accept my apologies if you are receiving this a number of times
today. We have sent it out to multiple mailing lists in order to reach as
many community members as possible.

It's coming close to time for annual appointments of community members to
serve on the Ombudsman commission (OC). This commission works on all
Wikimedia projects to investigate complaints about violations of the
privacy policy, especially in use of CheckUser tools, and to mediate
between the complaining party and the individual whose work is being
investigated. They may also assist the General Counsel, the Executive
Director or the Board of Trustees in investigations of these issues. For
more on their duties and roles, see
http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Ombudsman_commission

This is a call for community members interested in volunteering for
appointment to this commission. Volunteers serving in this role should be
experienced Wikimedians, active on any project, who have previously used
the CheckUser tool OR who have the technical ability to understand the
CheckUser tool and the willingness to learn it. They are expected to be
able to engage neutrally in investigating these concerns and to know when
to recuse when other roles and relationships may cause conflict.

Commissioners are required to identify to the Wikimedia Foundation and must
be willing to comply with the appropriate Wikimedia Foundation board
policies (such as the access to non-public data policy[1] and the privacy
policy[2]). This is a position that requires a high degree of discretion
and trust.

If you are interested in serving on this commission, please write me an
email *off-list* to detail your experience on the projects, your thoughts
on the commission and what you hope to bring to the role. The commission
consists of nine members; all applications are appreciated and will be
carefully considered. The deadline for applications is end of day on 31
December, 2018.

Please feel free to pass this invitation along to any users who you think
may be qualified and  interested.

Thank you!

-Karen Brown

On behalf of the Wikimedia Foundation Trust & Safety team

1. https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Access_to_nonpublic_information_policy
2. https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Privacy_policy

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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcing the 2018 Ombuds Commission members

2018-01-31 Thread Karen Brown
He also sometimes edits at Irish Wikipedia, and
Wikidata. He is a native speaker of Australian English and is a member of
Wikimedia Australia.

*Góngora*
Góngora, J. Gustavo Góngora-Goloubintseff, (<
https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:G%C3%B3ngora>) primarily edits Spanish
Wikipedia, Catalan Wikipedia and Norwegian bokmål Wikipedia. He has been an
administrator and bureaucrat on the Spanish Wikipedia since 2007, and an
administrator on the Catalan Wikipedia from 2010 until 2017, where he is
also a CheckUser. He was a member of the Spanish Arbitration Committee in
2008, before it was dismantled. He was a board member of Wikimedia España
in 2011. He is currently a member of both Wikimedia España and Wikimedia
Norge.

And the following experienced OC members will be returning as *advisors to
the commission* (this advisory role provides expertise when needed, but
does not participate in all discussions):

*Pajz*
Pajz (<https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Pajz>) has edited the Wikimedia
projects since 2005. He was a Wikipedia administrator between 2007 to 2016
and is a member of the Volunteer Response Team. He served as one of the
OTRS administrators from 2013 to 2015, before being first appointed to the
Ombudsman Commission in 2016.

*Krd*
Krd (<https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Krd>), who is primarily active
on German Wikipedia and Wikimedia Commons, and also serves at the Volunteer
Response Team as an agent and OTRS admin, and was a prior member of German
Wikipedia Arbitration Committee for more than three years. He joined the OC
in 2017.

And finally, please join me in *thanking the following outgoing volunteers*,
who have given substantially of their time to serve the commission:

*Vogone*
Vogone (<https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Vogone>) has contributed to
Wikimedia projects since early 2012. While they began their involvement on
the German Wikipedia, they quickly branched out to Wikibooks, Wikisource,
Wikivoyage, and Wikiversity. They were the first bureaucrat on the Wikidata
project. Vogone has worked heavily assisting our smaller projects as a
global rollbacker, global sysop, and member of the Small Wiki Monitoring
Team. They have experience in translation administration, both on Meta and
translatewiki.net. Vogone has shown a keen interest in the technical side
of user privacy, including contributing to MediaWiki software around edit
suppression. Vogone joined OC in 2017.

*Richwales*
Richwales (<https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Richwales>) has been an
active Wikimedian since 2005. He is an administrator, oversighter, and
sockpuppet investigation clerk on the English Wikipedia. Richwales also
served on the now-defunct Audit subcommittee, which served a similar role
to the Ombudsman Commission. Rich joined the OC in 2017.

*Alan*
Alan (<https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Alan>) has been a registered
Wikimedian for more than three years, but an anonymous editor since 2006,
working primarily across Spanish language projects. He is a global sysop
and global rollbacker, an administrator on Commons, as well as having been
an OTRS volunteer for ~4 years. In the past he has served as an
administrator and bureaucrat on Spanish Wikivoyage. He joined the OC in
2016.

*Rubin16*
Rubin16 (<https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Rubin16>) primarily edits
the Russian Wikipedia, where he is a bureaucrat and administrator. He is
formerly a member of their Arbitration Committee. He is an administrator on
Wikimedia Commons and is a Central Notice and translation admin on Meta.
(He is also a translation admin on Commons.) He is a member of Wikimedia
Russia. He joined the OC in 2015.

*Polimerek*
Polimerek (<https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Polimerek>) primarily
edits Polish Wikipedia (where he is an admin and former arbitrator), Polish
Wikibooks and Wikimedia Commons. He also serves the Wikimedia movement as
the president of Wikimedia Poland and on the Grant Advisory Committee. He
is a former CheckUser. Polimerek joined the OC in 2014.

---

I'd also like to offer a huge “thank you” to those returning and those
coming aboard for the first time, as well as to all those applied. The
applications we received this year showed us an extremely able group of
volunteers across a diverse array of languages and projects, and while this
appointed mix of users may best serve the need for this year, I hope that
those who applied and were not appointed will consider applying again in
future years.

Yours,
Karen Brown


On Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 6:29 PM, Karen Brown <kbr...@wikimedia.org> wrote:

> *Hello all,*
>
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[Wikimedia-l] Announcing the 2018 Ombuds Commission members

2018-01-31 Thread Karen Brown
eta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:G%C3%B3ngora>Góngora, J. Gustavo
Góngora-Goloubintseff, primarily edits Spanish Wikipedia, Catalan Wikipedia
and Norwegian bokmål Wikipedia. He has been an administrator and bureaucrat
on the Spanish Wikipedia since 2007, and an administrator on the Catalan
Wikipedia from 2010 until 2017, where he is also a CheckUser. He was a
member of the Spanish Arbitration Committee in 2008, before it was
dismantled. He was a board member of Wikimedia España in 2011. He is
currently a member of both Wikimedia España and Wikimedia Norge.And the
following experienced OC members will be returning as advisors to the
commission (this advisory role provides expertise when needed, but does not
participate in all discussions):Pajz
<https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Pajz> Pajz has edited the Wikimedia
projects since 2005. He was a Wikipedia administrator between 2007 to 2016
and is a member of the Volunteer Response Team. He served as one of the
OTRS administrators from 2013 to 2015, before being first appointed to the
Ombudsman Commission in 2016.Krd
<https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Krd>Krd, who is primarily active on
German Wikipedia and Wikimedia Commons, and also serves at the Volunteer
Response Team as an agent and OTRS admin, and was a prior member of German
Wikipedia Arbitration Committee for more than three years. He joined the OC
in 2017.And finally, please join me in thanking the following outgoing
volunteers, who have given substantially of their time to serve the
commission:Vogone <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Vogone>User:Vogone
has contributed to Wikimedia projects since early 2012. While they began
their involvement on the German Wikipedia, they quickly branched out to
Wikibooks, Wikisource, Wikivoyage, and Wikiversity. They were the first
bureaucrat on the Wikidata project. Vogone has worked heavily assisting our
smaller projects as a global rollbacker, global sysop, and member of the
Small Wiki Monitoring Team. They have experience in translation
administration, both on Meta and translatewiki.net
<http://translatewiki.net/>. Vogone has shown a keen interest in the
technical side of user privacy, including contributing to MediaWiki
software around edit suppression. Vogone joined OC in 2017.Richwales
<https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Richwales>User:Richwales has been an
active Wikimedian since 2005. He is an administrator, oversighter, and
sockpuppet investigation clerk on the English Wikipedia. Richwales also
served on the now-defunct Audit subcommittee, which served a similar role
to the Ombudsman Commission. Rich joined the OC in 2017.Alan
<https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Alan>User:Alan has been a registered
Wikimedian for more than three years, but an anonymous editor since 2006,
working primarily across Spanish language projects. He is a global sysop
and global rollbacker, an administrator on Commons, as well as having been
an OTRS volunteer for ~4 years. In the past he has served as an
administrator and bureaucrat on Spanish Wikivoyage. He joined the OC in
2016.Rubin16 <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Rubin16>User:Rubin16
primarily edits the Russian Wikipedia, where he is a bureaucrat and
administrator. He is formerly a member of their Arbitration Committee. He
is an administrator on Wikimedia Commons and is a Central Notice and
translation admin on Meta. (He is also a translation admin on Commons.) He
is a member of Wikimedia Russia. He joined the OC in 2015.Polimerek
<https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Polimerek>User:Polimerek primarily
edits Polish Wikipedia (where he is an admin and former arbitrator), Polish
Wikibooks and Wikimedia Commons. He also serves the Wikimedia movement as
the president of Wikimedia Poland and on the Grant Advisory Committee. He
is a former CheckUser. Polimerek joined the OC in 2014.---I'd also like to
offer a huge “thank you” to those returning and those coming aboard for the
first time, as well as to all those applied. The applications we received
this year showed us an extremely able group of volunteers across a diverse
array of languages and projects, and while this appointed mix of users may
best serve the need for this year, I hope that those who applied and were
not appointed will consider applying again in future years.Yours,Karen
Brown*


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[Wikimedia-l] Reminder: Currently accepting nominations for the Ombuds Commission

2017-11-17 Thread Karen Brown
Hello all,

*I'm sending this out as a reminder, since nominations are still open and
will remain so until mid-December*. *You may have already seen messages
similar to this when I did my last round of requesting-nominations;
apologies if I'm cluttering any inboxes.*

It's coming close to time for annual appointments of community members to
serve on the Ombudsman commission (OC). This commission works on all
Wikimedia projects to investigate complaints about violations of the
privacy policy, especially in use of CheckUser tools, and to mediate
between the complaining party and the individual whose work is being
investigated. They may also assist the General Counsel, the Executive
Director or the Board of Trustees in investigations of these issues. For
more on their duties and roles, see http://meta.wikimedia.org/
wiki/Ombudsman_commission

This is a call for community members interested in volunteering for
appointment to this commission. Volunteers serving in this role should be
experienced Wikimedians, active on any project, who have previously used
the CheckUser tool OR who have the technical ability to understand the
CheckUser tool and the willingness to learn it. They are expected to be
able to engage neutrally in investigating these concerns and to know when
to recuse when other roles and relationships may cause conflict.

Commissioners are required to identify to the Wikimedia Foundation and must
be willing to comply with the appropriate Wikimedia Foundation board
policies (such as the access to non-public data policy[1] and the privacy
policy[2]). This is a position that requires a high degree of discretion
and trust.

If you are interested in serving on this commission, please write me an
email off-list to detail your experience on the projects, your thoughts on
the commission and what you hope to bring to the role. The commission
consists of nine members; all applications are appreciated and will be
carefully considered. The deadline for applications is end of day on 18
December 2017.

Please feel free to pass this invitation along to any users who you think
may be qualified and  interested.

Thank you!

-Karen Brown

On behalf of the Wikimedia Foundation Support & Safety team

1. https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Access_to_nonpublic_information_policy

2. https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Privacy_policy

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[Wikimedia-l] Ombuds Commission now accepting nominations

2017-10-02 Thread Karen Brown
Hello all,

Please accept my apologies if you are receiving this a number of times
today. We have sent it out to multiple mailing lists in order to reach as
many community members as possible.

It's coming close to time for annual appointments of community members to
serve on the Ombudsman commission (OC). This commission works on all
Wikimedia projects to investigate complaints about violations of the
privacy policy, especially in use of CheckUser tools, and to mediate
between the complaining party and the individual whose work is being
investigated. They may also assist the General Counsel, the Executive
Director or the Board of Trustees in investigations of these issues. For
more on their duties and roles, see
http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Ombudsman_commission

This is a call for community members interested in volunteering for
appointment to this commission. Volunteers serving in this role should be
experienced Wikimedians, active on any project, who have previously used
the CheckUser tool OR who have the technical ability to understand the
CheckUser tool and the willingness to learn it. They are expected to be
able to engage neutrally in investigating these concerns and to know when
to recuse when other roles and relationships may cause conflict.

Commissioners are required to identify to the Wikimedia Foundation and must
be willing to comply with the appropriate Wikimedia Foundation board
policies (such as the access to non-public data policy[1] and the privacy
policy[2]). This is a position that requires a high degree of discretion
and trust.

If you are interested in serving on this commission, please write me an
email off-list to detail your experience on the projects, your thoughts on
the commission and what you hope to bring to the role. The commission
consists of nine members; all applications are appreciated and will be
carefully considered. The deadline for applications is end of day on 18
December 2017.

Please feel free to pass this invitation along to any users who you think
may be qualified and  interested.

Thank you!

-Karen Brown

On behalf of the Wikimedia Foundation Support & Safety team

1. https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Access_to_nonpublic_information_policy

2. https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Privacy_policy


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[Wikimedia-l] Announcing the 2017-18 Ombuds Commission

2017-02-01 Thread Karen Brown
Other
than his online contributions to the movement, he has also been active
doing Wikimedia work offline, working actively for the Wikimedia Bangladesh
chapter. NahidSultan joined the OC in 2016.

Taketa

User:Taketa has been a Wikimedian since 2008. They mostly work on the Dutch
Wikipedia, writing content and organising projects. They were a member of
the Dutch Wikipedia Arbitration Committee in 2009/10 and 2012/13. They have
served as a Wikimedia steward, nlwiki bureaucrat, listadmin for the nlwiki
admins and bureaucrats, OTRS volunteer and Wikidata admin. Taketa joined
the OC in 2016.

Gnom

User:Gnom primarily edits German Wikipedia. Gnom, a licensed attorney, has
previously served Wikimedia as a legal intern for the Wikimedia Foundation.
In 2014, he was elected to the Board of Wikimedia Deutschland. Gnom joined
the OC in 2014.

Huji

User:Huji primarily edits Farsi Wikipedia, where he is an administrator,
bureaucrat and Checkuser. He has also contributed substantially to Simple
Wikipedia, English Wikipedia and Meta and is a Wikimedia developer
contributing to MediaWiki and WMF Labs projects. Huji joined the OC in 2013.

Barras

Note: Barras resigned from the OC in good standing in November 2016

User:Barras, who is primarily active on the Simple English Wikipedia and
Meta. He’s a steward, an Oversighter on Simple English and Meta, and also a
Checkuser on Simple and Meta. Barras joined the OC in 2015.

---

I'd also like to offer a huge “thank you” to those returning and those
coming aboard for the first time, as well as to all those applied. The
applications we received this year showed us an extremely able group of
volunteers, and while this mix of users may best serve the need for this
year, I hope that those who applied will consider applying again in future
years.

Yours,

Karen Brown


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[Wikimedia-l] Public call for applications for 2016-17 Ombuds Commission

2016-12-09 Thread Karen Brown
Hi all,

It's coming close to time for annual appointments of community members to
serve on the Ombudsman commission. This commission works on all Wikimedia
projects to investigate complaints about violations of the privacy policy,
especially in use of CheckUser and Oversight tools, and to mediate between
the complaining party and the individual whose work is being investigated.
They may also assist the General Counsel, the Executive Director or the
Board of Trustees in investigations of these issues. For more on their
duties and roles, see http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Ombudsman_commission

*This is a call for community members interested in volunteering for
appointment to this commission.* Commissioners should be experienced
Wikimedians, active on any project, who have previously used the
CheckUser/Oversight tool OR who have the technical ability to understand
the CheckUser/Oversight tool and the willingness to learn it. They are
expected to be able to engage neutrally in investigating these concerns and
to know when to recuse when other roles and relationships may cause
conflict. (In the past, commissioners have retired from other roles that
could cause conflict.)

Commissioners must be willing to identify to the Wikimedia Foundation and
to comply with the appropriate board policies (such as the access to
non-public data policy <
https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Access_to_nonpublic_information_policy> and
the privacy policy <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Privacy_policy>). This
is a position that requires a high degree of discretion and trust.

*If you are interested in serving on this commission, please drop me a note
(kbr...@wikimedia.org <kbr...@wikimedia.org>) detailing your experience on
the projects, your thoughts on the commission and what you hope to bring to
the role.* The commission is deliberately quite small, so slots are
limited, but all applications are appreciated. The deadline for
applications is January 2. Any timezone. :)

Please feel free to pass this invitation along to any users who you think
may be interested.

Thank you!

Sincerely,
Karen Brown

-- 
Karen Brown
Community Advocate
Wikimedia Foundation
kbr...@wikimedia.org
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community Engagement office hour

2016-02-12 Thread Karen Brown
Hi all,

Just a reminder that the Community Engagement office hour will be taking
place today in approximately two hours (1900 UTC, 1100 US Pacific time) in
#wikimedia-office.

-Karen
On Feb 10, 2016 1:22 PM, "Karen Brown" <kbr...@wikimedia.org> wrote:

> Hi everyone,
>
> The Community Engagement department will be hosting an IRC office hour
> this Friday, the 12th of February, at 1900 UTC. The topic of this office
> hour will be the department's recent reorganization and personnel changes,
> including discussion of what characteristics we should be seeking out in a
> new department head. As usual, the office hour will be taking place in the
> #wikimedia-office channel on the Freenode IRC network.
>
> For more information on office hours, as well as a listing of upcoming
> office hours and links to convert from UTC time to your local time, please
> see https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/IRC_office_hours).
>
> Best,
> Karen
>
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[Wikimedia-l] Community Engagement office hour

2016-02-10 Thread Karen Brown
Hi everyone,

The Community Engagement department will be hosting an IRC office hour this
Friday, the 12th of February, at 1900 UTC. The topic of this office hour
will be the department's recent reorganization and personnel changes,
including discussion of what characteristics we should be seeking out in a
new department head. As usual, the office hour will be taking place in the
#wikimedia-office channel on the Freenode IRC network.

For more information on office hours, as well as a listing of upcoming
office hours and links to convert from UTC time to your local time, please
see https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/IRC_office_hours).

Best,
Karen
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