Re: [Wikimedia-l] Bylaw proposal on term limits

2015-06-23 Thread rupert THURNER
Hi, while all this sounds not bad I am wondering what the reasoning behind the extention of the time serving would be, as well if one wants to limit the number of terms what good a waiting time would do to break this limit again. Rupert On Jun 23, 2015 2:51 AM, Samuel Klein s...@wikimedia.org

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Bylaw proposal on term limits

2015-06-23 Thread Sam Klein
On Tue, Jun 23, 2015 at 10:06 AM, rupert THURNER rupert.thur...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, while all this sounds not bad I am wondering what the reasoning behind the extention of the time serving would be, as well if one wants to limit the number of terms what good a waiting time would do to break

[Wikimedia-l] Bylaw proposal on term limits

2015-06-22 Thread Stephen LaPorte
Hi all, The Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees is considering an amendment to the Bylaws to add term limits and adjust the term lengths. You can see the proposed change here: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Foundation_bylaws/June_2015_-_Term_Limits Please share your comments on the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Bylaw proposal on term limits

2015-06-22 Thread Samuel Klein
Thank you, Stephen. Some context: the Board recently discussed ways to update its composition and selection processes. In March, there was a Meta discussion about this: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Foundation_Board_of_Trustees/Thinking_about_the_WMF_Board_composition Topics