Il giorno ven, 19/02/2016 alle 10.18 -0500, Lane Rasberry ha scritto:
>1. So far as I know no one has contacted chapters directly. I would
>for every chapter to take responsibility for contacting a few
> others and
>confirming that they are engaged in the election. It would be
Risker, SJ, Pete, and others -
Help! This election is what people make of it. It might be the case that
many people concerned about Wikimedia governance do not even realize what
is at stake in this election. There has recently been a lot of discussion
about the board of trustees. In this
> Can you please contact any Wikimedia chapter and ask them to request
Ok. I take it they have already been emailed directly? And each chapter
can handle this however they like?
> Get any chapter to make any request for whatever kind of person they
> would nominate,
Good points, thanks for clarifying. Agreed.
On Feb 18, 2016 9:29 PM, "Risker" wrote:
> Well, I was interpreting SJ's question to be directed to everyone who is
> involved in this election, not just the three election coordinators.
> Having said that, during the last
Well, I was interpreting SJ's question to be directed to everyone who is
involved in this election, not just the three election coordinators.
Having said that, during the last community (s)election, the Election
Committee deliberately was far more descriptive in identifying what was
Risker, I think Lane understood SJ's question, and stated that it's outside
his group's mandate. I sympathize with Lane's position. I agree with SJ's
concern about what kind of candidates should be considered, but I do not
think it would be appropriate for a group of three to set the tone of what
Hmm, Lane, I think you may be missing SJ's point. He's asking what the
group that is going to select candidates has put on its wishlist for
candidates. What skills are they seeking? Are they looking for a certain
geographic representation? The "traditional duties of a board member" that
Can you please contact any Wikimedia chapter and ask them to request
There are two criteria for nominations - one is that their name has to be
posted on the nomination page, and the other is that a Wikimedia chapter
has to support their nomination.
Dear Chris and all,
What sorts of candidates are you looking for? How are you directing your
search / how can we best help get the word to people who might be good
candidates? What do you see as the skills or other qualities the a Trustee
needs, or that would be effective on the Board?
Dear Wikimedia friends,
**Call for Nominations - Affiliate Selected Board Seats**
This year the Wikimedia chapters and Thematic Organisations will select two
members of the Wikimedia Foundation Board.
We would like to invite nominations for candidates to be elected to the WMF
board in this
Forwarding to our local UK list, as requested by Chris. If anyone in the
UK would like to put themselves up as a candidate, or knows of someone
suitable, now's your chance.
Chair, Wikimedia UK
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