Re: [Wikimedia-l] Open and recorded WMF Board meetings

2016-04-17 Thread Derek V.Giroulle
I second that Gerard On 16-04-16 08:16, Gerard Meijssen wrote: Hoi, You are welcome to your opinion about Jimmy Fae. But honestly. I think you have gone into a direction where I fail to follow you nor do I see a benefit. I also fail to understand why you have it in for Jimmy, it comes over as

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Open and recorded WMF Board meetings

2016-04-17 Thread Andreas Kolbe
On March 21, Jimmy posted excerpts from an email conversation he'd had with James Heilman on his Wikipedia user talk page, making further allegations against James.[1] James replied twice: Jimmy Wales' summary above of our email correspondence is far from complete, and is not an accurate

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Open and recorded WMF Board meetings

2016-04-17 Thread Gordon Joly
On 17/04/16 20:55, Gerard Meijssen wrote: > Arguably the latest > crop of board members have shown how hard it is in the first place to make > a meaningful contribution. > Thanks, >GerardM In particular? Gordo ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list,

[Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Wikimedia Foundation ED search steering group created

2016-04-17 Thread Alice Wiegand
Hi all, Finding the next Wikimedia Foundation Executive Director is a clear priority for the Board. To address this challenge, the Board has created a steering group tasked with crafting the actual job description, planning and conducting the search, and finding ways to include community

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Open and recorded WMF Board meetings

2016-04-17 Thread Oliver Keyes
On Sun, Apr 17, 2016 at 3:55 PM, Gerard Meijssen wrote: > Hoi, > So when as a result of your yihad the worst of what you imagine comes out, > the most you have achieved is that you can say "this is why I think he is > an asshole". Then what. It does not change a thing.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Wikimedia Foundation ED search steering group created

2016-04-17 Thread Pine W
Hi Alice, Thank you for moving forward with this. Questions: 1. One of the characteristics listed is "Experience in leading an organization as ED or CEO, very preferably an NGO or F/L/OSS (Free/Libre/Open Source Software) organization, with 250 people or more." But recent discussions have

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Open and recorded WMF Board meetings

2016-04-17 Thread Gerard Meijssen
Hoi, So when as a result of your yihad the worst of what you imagine comes out, the most you have achieved is that you can say "this is why I think he is an asshole". Then what. It does not change a thing. We are still intend on sharing the sum of all knowledge. You still have to do a lot of

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Wikimedia Foundation ED search steering group created

2016-04-17 Thread Lisa Gruwell
Hi Pine- I can answer your second question for you. We are moving forward with hiring the CTO, VP of HR, and VP of Community (in that order) during the interim. Best, Lisa On Sun, Apr 17, 2016 at 1:52 PM, Pine W wrote: > Hi Alice, > > Thank you for moving forward with