Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Board appointment of Executive Director

2016-06-27 Thread Christophe Henner
Hi everyone, On top of the formal announcement, I’d like to share a few personal thoughts. Katherine Maher has been interim ED of the Wikimedia Foundation since March. In the past few months, we’ve had the pleasure to witness her ability to provide healthy leadership to Wikimedia Foundation

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Board appointment of Executive Director

2016-06-25 Thread Jan-Bart de Vreede
Congratulations to Katherine for being an incredible positive force and make a great impression in such a short time as Interim! A well deserved reward :) I have all the confidence that you are able to motivate those around you (and in our community) to perform at their best, work together and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Board appointment of Executive Director

2016-06-25 Thread shola ishola
Dear All, We write to congratulate Katherine on her appointment as the new Executive Director of our foundation. Wishing you the best. Olaniyan Olushola Team Lead, WUGN  On Saturday, June 25, 2016 6:31 AM, Andrew Gray wrote: On 24 June 2016 at 10:15,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Board appointment of Executive Director

2016-06-24 Thread Andrew Gray
On 24 June 2016 at 10:15, Patricio Lorente wrote: > Dear all, > > > It is our great pleasure to share that during the Board meeting at Wikimania > 2016 in Esino Lario, we unanimously voted to appoint Katherine Maher as > Executive Director of the Wikimedia Foundation.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Board appointment of Executive Director

2016-06-24 Thread Damon Sicore
Congratulations, Katherine! Excellent work and great news. :) Yours faithfully, Damon D∀mon Sicor∃ https://damon.sicore.com 6E98 FBFB D192 D325 B85D D4FF FD2A 20ED DC1D 3975 On Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 2:15 AM, Patricio Lorente < patricio.lore...@gmail.com> wrote: > Dear all, > > It is our great

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Board appointment of Executive Director

2016-06-24 Thread Tanweer Morshed
Congratulations Katherine! Great to see you as the new ED. And thanks to the search committee for the wonderful decision. Regards, Tanweer Morshed Wikimedia Bangladesh On Friday, June 24, 2016, Gregory Varnum wrote: > > > Nope - even with my wild imagination - it is

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Board appointment of Executive Director

2016-06-24 Thread Gregory Varnum
Nope - even with my wild imagination - it is simply not possible for me to be more pleased and excited by this news!!! Congratulations, Katherine! I think this is fantastic news for the Foundation and movement! -greg (User:Varnent) > On Jun 24, 2016, at 4:56 PM, Peter Southwood

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Board appointment of Executive Director

2016-06-24 Thread Tito Dutta
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Board appointment of Executive Director

2016-06-24 Thread Peter Southwood
Looks like a good choice. Good luck, Katherine Cheers, Peter From: WikimediaAnnounce-l [mailto:wikimediaannounce-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org] On Behalf Of Patricio Lorente Sent: Friday, 24 June 2016 11:16 AM To: wikimediaannounc...@lists.wikimedia.org Subject: [Wikimedia Announcements]

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Board appointment of Executive Director

2016-06-24 Thread Vitor Mazuco
Congratulations! 2016-06-24 9:08 GMT-03:00, Michael Maggs : > Welcome Katherine, from all of us at Wikimedia UK. That's fantastic news! > > Michael > > > Michael Maggs > Chair, WMUK > > Patricio Lorente wrote: >> >> Dear all, >> >> >> It is our great pleasure to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Board appointment of Executive Director

2016-06-24 Thread Michael Maggs
Welcome Katherine, from all of us at Wikimedia UK. That's fantastic news! Michael Michael Maggs Chair, WMUK Patricio Lorente wrote: Dear all, It is our great pleasure to share that during the Board meeting at Wikimania 2016 in Esino Lario, we unanimously voted to appoint

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Board appointment of Executive Director

2016-06-24 Thread Olatunde Isaac
24 Jun 2016 11:26:09 To: Wikimedia Mailing List<wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org> Reply-To: Wikimedia Mailing List <wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org> Cc: wikimediaannounc...@lists.wikimedia.org<wikimediaannounc...@lists.wikimedia.org> Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Board appointment of Executive Director

2016-06-24 Thread Galileo Vidoni
I'm sure this is great news not only for the Foundation but also for the movement as a whole. Congratulations to Katherine and thanks to the Board for taking this decision. *Galileo Vidoni* Presidente A. C. Wikimedia Argentina On Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 12:37 PM, Sydney Poore

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Board appointment of Executive Director

2016-06-24 Thread Sydney Poore
Congratulations. I couldn't be more thrilled Warm regards. Sydney On Jun 24, 2016 11:30 AM, "Oona Castro" wrote: > Congratulations! Very good news indeed! > Em 24/06/2016 06:29, "Samuel Klein" escreveu: > > > Brilliant news for the foundation! Thank you

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Board appointment of Executive Director

2016-06-24 Thread Greg Varnum
This message is also available on Meta-Wiki for translation: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Foundation_Board_noticeboard/24_June_2016_-_Board_appointment_of_Wikimedia_Foundation_Executive_Director -greg --- Gregory Varnum Communications Strategist (Contractor) Wikimedia Foundation

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Board appointment of Executive Director

2016-06-24 Thread Shani
Wonderful news! Well deserved. A big thank you to the board for this sensible decision and (continued) good luck to Katherine. :-) Shani. On 24 Jun 2016 11:30, "Oona Castro" wrote: > Congratulations! Very good news indeed! > Em 24/06/2016 06:29, "Samuel Klein"

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Board appointment of Executive Director

2016-06-24 Thread Oona Castro
Congratulations! Very good news indeed! Em 24/06/2016 06:29, "Samuel Klein" escreveu: > Brilliant news for the foundation! Thank you for resolving this so > swiftly. ~SJ > On Jun 24, 2016 11:26, "James Heilman" wrote: > > > Wonderful news. Katherine is an

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Board appointment of Executive Director

2016-06-24 Thread Samuel Klein
Brilliant news for the foundation! Thank you for resolving this so swiftly. ~SJ On Jun 24, 2016 11:26, "James Heilman" wrote: > Wonderful news. Katherine is an amazing selection. Congrats and thanks to > all those involved. > > James > > On Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 11:15 AM,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Board appointment of Executive Director

2016-06-24 Thread James Heilman
Wonderful news. Katherine is an amazing selection. Congrats and thanks to all those involved. James On Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 11:15 AM, Patricio Lorente < patricio.lore...@gmail.com> wrote: > Dear all, > > It is our great pleasure to share that during the Board meeting at > Wikimania 2016 in