[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Announcing interim COO

2015-03-18 Thread Lila Tretikov
Dear Wikimedians, At the Wikimedia Foundation, our mission is to empower, support and engage people around the world to share in free knowledge. One of our top priorities for the WMF in 2015 is improving organizational effectiveness in service of this mission. This means we need to strengthen

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Announcing interim COO

2015-03-18 Thread Pine W
Welcome Terry. Will we have a chance to meet you at the Wikimedia Conference? Is the COO role temporary for the duration of the strategy review or does interim mean indefinite pending a more expansive search for a permanent COO? Gayle, thanks for your resilience in the HR role. Good luck!

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Announcing interim COO

2015-03-18 Thread Gayle Karen Young
Dear colleagues, It was a difficult decision to leave the Wikimedia Foundation as its CTCO. Some of my best memories of my time with the Wikimedia movement include the privilege of interacting and learning from Wikipedians at the Chapters Conferences and Wikimanias in D.C., Hong Kong, and London,