Re: [Wikimedia-l] election for 2 seats on WMF board of trustees ends May 7...

2016-05-07 Thread Chris Keating
We are now up to 36 votes and 3 more are expected today. Still haven't heard from Hungary, Macedonia or Macau but this is now the best turnout in an ASBS process. Chris On 6 May 2016 16:59, "Andrew Gray" wrote: > Many apologies - I for some reason thought today was

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Board update

2016-05-07 Thread Andreas Kolbe
On Sat, May 7, 2016 at 7:17 PM, Dariusz Jemielniak wrote: > Regarding the community seat, I am in conversation with the Election > Committee, which has narrowed it down to just a few options. We are going > to finish this discussion soon and I expect the timeline to be

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Account of the events leading to James Heilman's removal

2016-05-07 Thread James Heilman
Denny I never stated that I "was informed at a later point that [my] duty as a trustee is towards the WMF". I have at all times understood that I have a duty to the WMF and believe I have at all times fulfilled this duty. A duty to the foundation; however, does not permit me to act unethically and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [ASBS] Vote of Wikimedia Ukraine

2016-05-07 Thread Pine W
Hi Illia, Thank you for sharing the reasoning for your chapter's decision and the considerable degree of transparency about your decisions. May I request that your explanation, and information similar to this from other chapters, be documented on Meta for historical reference? I am also CC'ing

[Wikimedia-l] [ASBS] Vote of Wikimedia Ukraine

2016-05-07 Thread Ilya Korniyko
Dear colleagues, The Board of Wikimedia Ukraine has decided to share the reasoning behind this choice. First of all we are very thankful to everyone who decided to nominate themselves, and to those, who supported them, translated their statements and helped to spread the word. Secondly, we

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Account of the events leading to James Heilman's removal

2016-05-07 Thread Kevin Gorman
I talked to James throughout his trusteeship, and I have no doubt that he for a second believed that his fidicuiary duty was towards anyone other than the WMF. Two very different confidentiality issues have been conflated w/r/t Jame's removal: the appropriate level of of confidentiality regarding

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Board update

2016-05-07 Thread Anders Wennersten
Den 2016-05-07 kl. 22:25, skrev Andreas Kolbe: On Sat, May 7, 2016 at 7:17 PM, Dariusz Jemielniak wrote: Regarding the community seat, I am in conversation with the Election Committee, which has narrowed it down to just a few options. We are going to finish this discussion

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Account of the events leading to James Heilman's removal

2016-05-07 Thread Todd Allen
Denny, I appreciate that you've put forth this account. That's in no way facetious or just a pretext, I am actually very glad to see someone speak to this. I'd like, however, to suggest what would actually begin the process of healing, since that's your intent. Most of us knew at least more or