Re: [Wikimedia-l] Affiliate-selected Board seats update

2016-03-11 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
I don't like the idea of others chapters influence others with their votes. We have many candidates and a lot of politics behind. WMIL will have their board meeting at the end of the month, but if the case is that the votes are public, I'll advice my board to not publish his vote until the last

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Affiliate-selected Board seats update

2016-03-11 Thread Gnangarra
It would be interesting to see how affiliates do make decision in this process as we have only 6 weeks(4 after the endorsements are finalised) from close of nominations to final voting Wikimedia Australia has invited it members to consider the list of nominations and whether the community will

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Affiliate-selected Board seats update

2016-03-11 Thread John Mark Vandenberg
On Fri, Mar 11, 2016 at 6:31 PM, Cristian Consonni wrote: > Il 11/Mar/2016 11:50, "Gordon Joly" ha scritto: >> Do Chapters have to ask their membership, or are they empowered to vote >> without going back to the members? > > Practices vary widely.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Affiliate-selected Board seats update

2016-03-11 Thread Cristian Consonni
Il 11/Mar/2016 11:50, "Gordon Joly" ha scritto: > Do Chapters have to ask their membership, or are they empowered to vote > without going back to the members? Practices vary widely. Some chapters discuss how to vote in their (annual) general assemblies and they finally

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Affiliate-selected Board seats update

2016-03-11 Thread Gordon Joly
On 11/03/16 10:05, Chris Keating wrote: > Hi Itzik, > > When the process was being discussed in the Autumn, there wasn't any > consensus to change it to a fully secret ballot. So, as last time, votes > will be cast on a wiki-table on the Chapters wiki. > > Regards, > > Chris Do Chapters have

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Affiliate-selected Board seats update

2016-03-11 Thread Chris Keating
Hi Itzik, When the process was being discussed in the Autumn, there wasn't any consensus to change it to a fully secret ballot. So, as last time, votes will be cast on a wiki-table on the Chapters wiki. Regards, Chris On Thu, Mar 10, 2016 at 6:52 PM, Itzik - Wikimedia Israel <

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Affiliate-selected Board seats update

2016-03-10 Thread John Mark Vandenberg
Hi Itzik, do you mean a proper secret ballot? On Fri, Mar 11, 2016 at 1:52 AM, Itzik - Wikimedia Israel wrote: > Hi Chris, > > How and where the chapter will vote? > I offered to do it privately, in order to avoid current votes to influence > others chapters. > > Itzik >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Affiliate-selected Board seats update

2016-03-10 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Hi Chris, How and where the chapter will vote? I offered to do it privately, in order to avoid current votes to influence others chapters. Itzik - Sent from mobile On Mar 10, 2016 15:35, "Chris Keating" wrote: > Dear all, > > The deadline for nominations in the

[Wikimedia-l] Affiliate-selected Board seats update

2016-03-10 Thread Chris Keating
Dear all, The deadline for nominations in the Affiliate Selected Board Seats process passed on Tuesday, and 10 candidates have been nominated: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Affiliate-selected_Board_seats/2016/Nominations This is more candidates than any previous affiliate/chapter-selected