Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of Wikimedia Belgium as a Wikimedia chapter by the WMF Board

2014-09-03 Thread Ad Huikeshoven
own to gather the required number of people in one place to sign the founding papers. Ad Huikeshoven Ad Huikeshoven Bestuurslid / Board member Wikimedia Nederland Internationaal / International Affairs Educatieprogramma / Education Program tel.(+31) (0)70 3608510 mob. (+31) (0)6 40293574

Re: [Wikimedia-l] AffCom - Call for candidates 2015 [UPDATE]

2014-09-04 Thread Ad Huikeshoven
, guidelines at: Unsubscribe:, -- Ad Huikeshoven Bestuurslid / Board member

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Conference[1] 2015

2014-10-16 Thread Ad Huikeshoven
:// Unsubscribe:, -- Ad Huikeshoven Bestuurslid / Board member Wikimedia Nederland Internationaal

[Wikimedia-l] Congratulations

2014-12-03 Thread Ad Huikeshoven
for reelecting a new board. Finally good luck to Giuliana Mancini as the new Executive Director of Wikimedia Italia. Ad Huikeshoven Bestuurslid / Board member Wikimedia Nederland Internationaal / International Affairs Educatieprogramma / Education Program tel.(+31) (0)70 3608510 mob. (+31) (0)6

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Moderation of Fae

2015-05-24 Thread Ad Huikeshoven
a nice and special Sunday, Ad Ad Huikeshoven Bestuurslid / Board member Wikimedia Nederland Internationaal / International Affairs Gemeenschap / Community tel.(+31) (0)70 3608510 mob. (+31) (0)6 40293574 Steun vrije kennis! Kijk op

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Welcome Delphine Ménard as WMF's Annual Plan Grants Program Officer

2016-06-20 Thread Ad Huikeshoven
Great news and congratulations to Delphine, your team and to yourself Katy. I wish Delphine a lot of wisdom and strength in her new role. -- Ad Op 21 jun. 2016 00:56 schreef "Katy Love" : > Hi Wikimedians, > > Today WMF's Community Resources team is joined by Delphine Ménard

[Wikimedia-l] Thanks, likes and progress on Wikimedia Discourse pilot

2016-02-07 Thread Ad Huikeshoven
and at Best regards, Ad Huikeshoven ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: New messages to: Unsubscribe:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Appointment of María Sefidari to Wikimedia Foundation Board

2016-01-29 Thread Ad Huikeshoven
Say welcome to María on or just like the post there. Ad Huikeshoven Op 29 jan. 2016 16:27 schreef "Patricio Lorente" < >: > Dear all, > > > I am

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Why take grants? (was: Can we see the Knight grant application and grant offer?)

2016-02-02 Thread Ad Huikeshoven
Hi Scot, You wrote: Sue explained to me that the goal was to have WMF's budget be roughly 50% > grants and 50% user contributions to guard against unexpected fragility > with either of these funding sources. [...] > This was Sue's explanation. I don't know if this is still the explicit >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Movement representation vs WMF board reform

2016-02-28 Thread Ad Huikeshoven
ight end up outsourcing community support by the WMF to the association, something Dariusz opposes ;) Regards, Ad Huikeshoven [1]: ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: htt

[Wikimedia-l] Plan and goals for the Wikimedia, the Foundation, the Affiliates and the movement, Re: 2016 Strategic Approaches Report

2016-02-28 Thread Ad Huikeshoven
age to battle a full board out, including experience with a follow up healing process and reorganization. Regards, Ad Huikeshoven [1]: [2]:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] 2016 Strategic Approaches Report

2016-02-26 Thread Ad Huikeshoven
Thanks for sharing, you have been working late on Friday night! Have a nice weekend, Ad Op 27 feb. 2016 07:25 schreef "Patrick Earley" : > Hello all, > > A summary report of the first stage of community consultation for the 2016 > Wikimedia Foundation strategy process has

[Wikimedia-l] Spread the love, Discourse and synchronization

2016-02-14 Thread Ad Huikeshoven
Hello fellow Wikimedians, On this very special day I would like to share with you yesterdays post by Rosemary Rein and todays post by Nicole Ebber. [1] & [2] This installation of Discourse is a pilot to test. Your data belong to you. You can download your own posts and replies from your user

Re: [Wikimedia-l] An Open Letter to Wikimedia Foundation BoT

2016-02-19 Thread Ad Huikeshoven
of Community Or someone to fill the BoT seat, Vacated by Arnnon Geshuri. Have a nice weekend, Ad Huikeshoven Op 19 feb. 2016 22:11 schreef "Sam Klein" <>: > Dear Siko, > > I was trying to phrase something like this, but you beat me to it. This > discus

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Cross-wiki notifications beta feature now available on all wikis

2016-03-11 Thread Ad Huikeshoven
Roan, Hartelijk dank voor je bericht. De notificaties over de grenzen van wikis werken, dank je wel. Ik wens je een rustig en fijn weekend toe, Met vriendelijke groeten, Ad Huikeshoven Op 11 mrt. 2016 21:25 schreef "Roan Kattouw" <>: > In late

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wmfall] Wikimedia Foundation executive transition update

2016-03-11 Thread Ad Huikeshoven
ard and wish you lots of strength and wisdom during the interim transition period. I'm looking forward to meet you again in Berlin at the Wikimedia Conference 2016. Have a nice weekend, Ad Huikeshoven ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] 2016 call for Audit Committee observers

2016-04-05 Thread Ad Huikeshoven
2016-04-05 1:57 GMT+02:00 Risker : > Hmm. Ironically, it is standard for even non-member charities and > non-profits in much of the world to have fully-voting members of the Audit > Committee who are not members of the Board of Trustees/Directors. It is > unfortunate that

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Personal Update

2016-11-01 Thread Ad Huikeshoven
Hi Kelly, You have left the hard tech world to join the world of collaboration and co-creation. First as a volunteer board member of the Wikimedia Foundation, and today as salaried employee of Quora, a site that co-creates answers to questions. Quite some active Wikimedians are also active on

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Better public reporting for WMF $1m or $2m+ projects

2017-06-30 Thread Ad Huikeshoven
Hi Fae, The WMF publishes financial numbers twice a year. The last are the nummers until december 2016 The next fill be the financial report for the year ending today. That report is expected in October.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Concerns about WMF's "Manager of Community Development" job posting

2018-07-15 Thread Ad Huikeshoven
Dear friends, Pine wrote "The idea of WMF placing itself in the position of managing community development is problematic." I disagree with Pine. It has been recognized in the past that community is the key asset in the movement. I do belief that it is a fiduciary duty to manage your key asset

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Strategic planning for conferences

2018-11-04 Thread Ad Huikeshoven
hello Pine, Did you have a look at the events team manager job description? It is an open position, so there is currently nobody at the wmf to answer your question. For me the concept of 'event' is broader than the range of conferences you described. Would you consider yourself as a candidate for

[Wikimedia-l] Affiliate Selected Board Seats - Resolution finalized. Next steps.

2019-04-06 Thread Ad Huikeshoven
on this point unchanged. The Election Facilitators will be Abhinav Srivastava, Lane Rasberry, Jeffrey Keefer, Ad Huikeshoven, Neal McBurnett and Alessandro Marchetti. We will welcome more volunteers to assist us in this process, to reach out to the diversity in language and gender in our communities

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Supporting Wikinews [was: Reviewing our brand system for our 2030 goals]

2019-04-17 Thread Ad Huikeshoven
there is no case the existence of Wikinews hurts the reputation of Wikimedia or Wikipedia in my opinion. Regards, Ad Huikeshoven On Wed, Apr 17, 2019 at 9:17 PM Dan Garry (Deskana) wrote: > On Wed, 17 Apr 2019 at 15:41, Yaroslav Blanter wrote: > > > Indeed, I am not a fan of Wikin

[Wikimedia-l] Community Health, Roles & Responsibilities

2019-06-16 Thread Ad Huikeshoven
who strongly oppose interventions by WMF staff. and from others as well. I'm looking forward to have conversations about the recommendations of the working groups in the Wikimedia 2030 process at Wikimania Stockholm. I hope to see a lot of you there. Kind regards, Ad Huikeshoven [1] https://meta.wikimed

[Wikimedia-l] Results of the Affiliate Selected Board Seats voting

2019-06-12 Thread Ad Huikeshoven
ction. We will publish a debrief with recommendations for a next ASBS process on meta.[4] We invite all representatives of affiliates to a feedback session at Wikimania.[5] We would like to congratulate Nataliia Tymkiv and Shani Evenstein Sigalov and thank everyone who stood. Regards, Ad Huikesh

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcing the Spaces and call for submissions for Wikimania 2019 Stockholm

2019-05-02 Thread Ad Huikeshoven
Hi Liam, This looks great! Ad On Thu, May 2, 2019 at 2:28 AM Liam Wyatt wrote: > Dear Wikimaniacs, Wikimedians, and friends of the Wikiverse! > > On behalf of the Wikimania 2019 Stockholm organising team, I am pleased to > announce two things: > > - The list of accepted "Spaces". > > - That

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The timeline of the Wikimedia strategy: please reconsider!

2019-08-18 Thread Ad Huikeshoven
To be more precise: on September 15 Working Group members, the Board of Trustees Members, and all Chiefs of the Foundation will convene in Tunis for a sprint to discuss these materials. The working groups will have a lot of work to do to come up with something that convinces decision makers to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Movement Strategy: Draft recommendations are here!

2019-08-10 Thread Ad Huikeshoven
tshell> Although in an orphanage, these orphans are still hungry, so please feed them on their talk pages :) Greetings, Ad Huikeshoven P.S. Please be-bold if you do feel the urge to rename or move the orphanage. On Fri, Aug 9, 2019 at 8:37 PM Nicole Ebber wrote: > Dear fellow Wikimedi

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community feedback and next steps on movement brand proposal

2019-09-12 Thread Ad Huikeshoven
Hi Andrew, There has already been an extensive consultation in the first half year of 2019. Zack presented the outcome to the Board of Trustees of the Wikimedia Foundation August 14th in Stockholm. Het got a go for a next phase. The current dialogue is about implementation details, as far as I

[Wikimedia-l] Wiki loves SDGs

2019-09-17 Thread Ad Huikeshoven
at the SDGs and think about what you can do for the SDGs, and not what the SDGs can do for you. Regards, Ad Huikeshoven [1] (Thank you, Wittylama) [2]–_Michael_Peter_Edson.webm [3

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Movement Strategy: Draft recommendations are here!

2019-08-09 Thread Ad Huikeshoven
Thank you Nicole, something to read and prepare for Wikimania, Ad Op vr 9 aug. 2019 20:37 schreef Nicole Ebber : > Dear fellow Wikimedians, > > They’re here! [1] We are delighted to announce the first round of > draft recommendations for structural change within our movement have > been

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Summary of the Brand Project presentation

2020-04-18 Thread Ad Huikeshoven
Hi, Interconnection is a six piece word for link. In the wiki world a wiki is both a page and a link. I sincerely doubt you are going to propose to use Interconnectionpedia as the single brand. Greetings, Ad Op vr 17 apr. 2020 10:57 schreef Samir Elsharbaty : > Hi everyone, > > > Yesterday,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Paid API?

2020-07-09 Thread Ad Huikeshoven
chosen in 2017. Thanks for your understanding, Ad Huikeshoven On Sun, Jun 14, 2020 at 8:33 PM Amir Sarabadani wrote: > Hello, > Today I stumbled upon this public phabricator ticket [1] created by someone > from WMF starting with: > "My team is creating bi-weekly HTML Dumps for

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Board Update on Branding

2020-06-22 Thread Ad Huikeshoven
to digest answers to the above questions before filling out the survey. Have a nice day, Ad Huikeshoven Op ma 22 jun. 2020 02:44 schreef Nataliia Tymkiv : > Dear all, > > As Acting Chair of the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees since March > [1] I take full responsibility for this

Re: [Wikimedia-l] June 4 1800 Maggie Dennis office hour (with a twist)

2020-06-04 Thread Ad Huikeshoven
Where can I find the Zoom link? On Tue, Jun 2, 2020 at 11:24 PM Maggie Dennis wrote: > Hello, all. > > First, I’m sorry for not doing a better job introducing myself last time. > (I was told I should have done that.) I am Maggie Dennis. Currently I am > the Vice President of Community

Re: [Wikimedia-l] June 4 1800 Maggie Dennis office hour (with a twist)

2020-06-05 Thread Ad Huikeshoven
On Fri, Jun 5, 2020 at 11:17 AM Aron Manning wrote: > It doesn't answer any of your questions, but I've just stumbled upon this > and thought you might be interested: 2019 Governance Review > < >

[Wikimedia-l] Convergence of proposals to create Movement Charter drafting committee - was Re: Re: "Expression of interest" Movement Charter Drafting Committee

2021-06-27 Thread Ad Huikeshoven
this process forward Regards, Ad Huikeshoven P.S. I owed Winnie a reply, which you can read below. On Sun, Jun 20, 2021 at 3:57 PM Winnie kabintie wrote: > Dear Ad, > > Could you please clarify the following; > > Based on your email, does it mean that only candidates who exp

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community events office hours: February 11

2021-02-10 Thread Ad Huikeshoven
Hi Rachel Ciell is spelled Ciell and not Ceill. Just saying. I have snother appointment tomorrow. Please tell be there will be a next Wikimania. Regards, Ad Op ma 8 feb. 2021 20:25 schreef Rachel Farrand : > Hello everyone! > > The Wikimedia Foundation Community Events Team >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Call for Feedback: Community Board seats and February 2 office hours

2021-02-01 Thread Ad Huikeshoven
o collaborate with the standing election committee for this process.[2] <> Regards, Ad Huikeshoven On behalf of the ASBS election facilitators. [1]

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Universal Code of Conduct Phase 2 - 2021 consultations now open

2021-04-07 Thread Ad Huikeshoven
Hi, Where can I read summaries of the previous round of consultations, the local language consultations listed at ? Regards, Ad On Tue, Apr 6, 2021 at 10:17 PM Xeno (Jack) wrote: > Dear

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Results for the most contended Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees election

2021-09-09 Thread Ad Huikeshoven
, it is hard to elect or appoint someone. The period of self-nomination closes in 5 days! Regards, Ad Huikeshoven [1] [2] On Thu, Sep 9, 2021

[Wikimedia-l] Re: WMF financial statements for 2021-2022 published

2022-11-09 Thread Ad Huikeshoven
The WMF does not invest in stocks, only in bonds. Op wo 9 nov. 2022 21:51 schreef Andreas Kolbe : > Dear Steven, > > Thank you for your explanation. I had naively assumed the investment > income in the "Support and revenue" section of the financial statements was > only for income *from*

[Wikimedia-l] Re: WMF financial statements for 2021-2022 published

2022-11-09 Thread Ad Huikeshoven
The WMF has an investment policy to invest in assets which are globally seen as low risk. Over the fiscal year investment in US Treasury securities dropped from 73M$ to 15M$. Most likely the WMF has sold US Treasury securities with a big loss. Interest rates have gone up in the past, which results