Just to let you know, User:KTC has been selected as the new interim chair
of the elections committee. A permanent chair will be selected once all
advisers and members are in place.
This change has been reflected at <
On Thu, Aug 25, 2016 at 8:09 PM, Risker wrote:
> I am also curious whether the committee members (and by extension the WMF
> staff and Board liaisons) have undertaken to not run in the next election.
> Given that the Committee is tasked with reviewing and potentially
Thank you to those of you who have volunteered in this role. I have a lot
of faith in all of you to improve on the groundwork that was done in the
recent past, and am particularly glad that you should have sufficient time
to consider and test different voting systems - something that the last two
Sorry to post twice -- I spoke too soon with "single greatest opportunity."
An acknowledgment of community members' positive role in addressing the
Superprotect debacle is another important opportunity that should not be
On Tue, Jul 26, 2016 at 12:37 PM, Pete
On Tue, Jul 26, 2016 at 4:22 AM, WereSpielChequers <
> Pine has a point. We all know that the founder seat will go eventually.
> Whether it goes on the death or incapacity of the founder or earlier is a
> valid question for the board and the community. I'm not
>2. Re: New Elections Committee (Pine W)
>3. Re: New Elections Committee (Gerard Meijssen)
> Message: 2
> Date: Mon, 25 Jul 2016 21:53:59 -0700
> From: Pine W <wiki.p...@gmail.com>
> To: Wikimedia Mailing List <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Elections Committee
Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Elections Committee
I really hope that the question is not answered and when answered the answer is
I am so sick and tired of this nonsense. It never stops and there is supposed
to be only one answer. There are two alternatives; no answer and not as you
I agree with you that there are many important issues, and as you mentioned
one of them is the quality of our products and services. However, I am
keenly aware of governance issues at WMF and how they affect the rest of
the ecosystem. WMF is a single point of failure (an issue which I
That I definitly will :)
And at the end of the day we will make a decision and provide reasoning.
Just wanted to give you my personal opinion too.
And I really did miss the question, sorry about that.
Have a great day,
Le 26 juil. 2016 7:50 AM, "Pine W" a écrit :
In the time that it took me to compose my answer to Gerard's question,
Christophe answered. (:
Christophe, I am glad to hear that this will be a part of the governance
review. I would suggest keeping an open mind about this and letting the
process take its course.
On Mon, Jul 25, 2016 at
I am listening, to you and to others. I believe that others are listening
as well. I would ask that you respect that there may be differing
I hope that we will hear soon from the BGC in the spirit of openness and
transparency. They may wish to respond in personal
I really hope that the question is not answered and when answered the
answer is no.
I am so sick and tired of this nonsense. It never stops and there is
supposed to be only one answer. There are two alternatives; no answer and
not as you like it.
On 26 July 2016 at
I asked a question earlier in this thread which seems to have been
overlooked. Is the BGC (or the Board as a whole) considering whether the
Founder's seat will become an elected seat in the forseeable future?
On Jul 20, 2016 21:20, "Pine W" wrote:
Great news! Congratulations to the incoming Standing Election Committee and
many thanks to the outgoing (non-standing; sitting?) one.
(I will save the lengthy explanation of my favoured voting system for
another occasion ;) )
On Thu, Jul 21, 2016 at 2:00 AM, Dariusz Jemielniak
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