Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Wikimedia Foundation Form 990 for FY 2014-2015 now on-wiki

2016-06-04 Thread Greg Varnum
Greetings, Apologies for our delay in this response. In addition to the holiday weekend, questions related to HR issues require extra care and verification on our part. But again, I do want to apologize for that process taking all week. Regarding Lodewijk's questions about Sue's special

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thoughts on WMF Governance reviews

2016-06-04 Thread Anders Wennersten
Den 2016-06-03 kl. 21:35, skrev Michael Peel: On 3 June 2016 at 03:19, Anders Wennersten wrote: 3.The composition of the Board, mandates given to members of the Board and by whom, formal relation between the Board and the stakeholders of our movement, is a complete

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Transparency: special WMF employee rights for Wikimedia projects

2016-06-04 Thread Pine W
A few comments: Limiting staff rights to being on an as-needed basis makes good sense to me. There have a few incidents where staff have taken actions that they shouldn't. Limiting the scope of staff rights helps to contain the potential problems. I'm sure that rights management becomes a more

[Wikimedia-l] "Developing leadership: Learning Days at the 2016 Wikimedia Conference"

2016-06-04 Thread Pine W
Blog post by blog post by Jaime, Maria and Subhashish: https://blog.wikimedia.org/2016/06/03/developing-leadership-learning-days/ Pine ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines New messages

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Wikimedia Foundation Form 990 for FY 2014-2015 now on-wiki

2016-06-04 Thread Lodewijk
Hi Greg, Thanks for the eventual answer - I can understand that salaries/HR are a complicated issue to comment on. I'm sorry I have to press on a bit more to get an answer to my questions though. I did note the answers Patricio gave to the Signpost

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Wikimedia Foundation Form 990 for FY 2014-2015 now on-wiki

2016-06-04 Thread Liam Wyatt
On Sunday, 5 June 2016, Greg Varnum wrote: > Sue served as a special advisor until May 31, 2016. Her pay included > compensation for her extended role during the ED transition, and to match > market rates for a role of this nature in organizations of similar size to > the

[Wikimedia-l] Harassment and blaming the victim

2016-06-04 Thread Pax Ahimsa Gethen
Hi all, I'm Pax aka Funcrunch [1]. I've been a Wikipedian since 2008, but this is my first post to this mailing list. (I've been reading list messages on the archives page occasionally for the last several months.) I'm writing because of a concern I have about the community's attitude toward

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Wikimedia Foundation Form 990 for FY 2014-2015 now on-wiki

2016-06-04 Thread John Mark Vandenberg
On 5 Jun 2016 05:19, "Greg Varnum" wrote: > > > John asked about filing and other fees paid by Jones Day, and if the fees were separate from consulting costs. Unfortunately, we don’t have an easy, quick way to divide the Jones Day expenses into registration fees and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Wikimedia Foundation Form 990 for FY 2014-2015 now on-wiki

2016-06-04 Thread Tim Landscheidt
(anonymous) wrote: > […] > This remains contradictory, and that is why I'm trying to get some clarity > on the role Sue played in the past two years. The tasks described by > Patricio in his response to the Signpost sound to me (but I might be naive > in this) to be mostly relevant to the