Why am I not surprised that you would have the precise documentation
already prepared :-)
p.s. Sandra: understood. this is what I mean by the legal contexts being
different for how boards are formed but the desire being [approximately]
Peace, love &
For those who are interested in cooption (appointing) of (volunteer) board
members, I can recommend you to read the documentation of the Wikimedia
Conference 2017 session "Cooption in Wikimedia boards":
Just a small point of clarification: in Wikimedia Nederland the Board does
not have the possibility to appoint new Board Members. The General Assembly
'appoints' (i.e. elects) all members of the Board.
Directeur/Executive Director Wikimedia Nederland
These sound like amazing choices for the board. Congratulations and welcome!
On Thu, Nov 30, 2017 at 7:47 AM Tim Moritz Hector <
> Dear all,
> I am delighted to announce that Wikimedia Deutschland’s Board has taken the
> opportunity to appoint two new
Congratulations, Peter and Gabriele, and WMDE.
Liam, to your question, at least one other chapter has appointed board
members: Wikimedia Israel.
On Thu, Nov 30, 2017 at 5:36 AM Liam Wyatt wrote:
> Thank you for this information Tim, and welcome Peter, and Gabriele!
Thank you for this information Tim, and welcome Peter, and Gabriele!
I know that the boards of Wikimedia- Germany, France, UK and Netherlands
have "appointed" seats (also known as "external" or "expert" seats), and so
too does the WMF. I assume that the formal legal process for these are all
Dear Gabriele and Peter,
antanana / Nataliia Tymkiv
*NOTICE: You may have received this message outside of your normal working
hours/days, as I usually can work more as a volunteer during weekend. You
should not feel obligated to answer it during your days off. Thank you
just a short rectification: We have up to 2 (not 3) appointed seats in the
board. So in total our board consists of 9 members: 7 elected by the
general assembly and 2 appointed.
I am happy that now, with the appointment of Gabriele and Peter, we have
all seats on our board filled.