Re: [Wikimedia-l] Appointment of Gabriele Theren and Peter Dewald to the WMDE Board of Trustees

2017-11-30 Thread Liam Wyatt
Thanks Cornelius! 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] the same. wittylama.com Peace, love &

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Appointment of Gabriele Theren and Peter Dewald to the WMDE Board of Trustees

2017-11-30 Thread Cornelius Kibelka
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": https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Conference_2017/Program/45. Itzik Edri (WMIL),

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Appointment of Gabriele Theren and Peter Dewald to the WMDE Board of Trustees

2017-11-30 Thread Sandra Rientjes - Wikimedia Nederland
Hi Liam, 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. Regards, Sandra Rientjes Directeur/Executive Director Wikimedia Nederland tel.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Appointment of Gabriele Theren and Peter Dewald to the WMDE Board of Trustees

2017-11-30 Thread Eileen Hershenov
These sound like amazing choices for the board. Congratulations and welcome! On Thu, Nov 30, 2017 at 7:47 AM Tim Moritz Hector < tim-moritz.hec...@wikimedia.de> wrote: > Dear all, > > I am delighted to announce that Wikimedia Deutschland’s Board has taken the > opportunity to appoint two new

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Appointment of Gabriele Theren and Peter Dewald to the WMDE Board of Trustees

2017-11-30 Thread Asaf Bartov
Congratulations, Peter and Gabriele, and WMDE. Liam, to your question, at least one other chapter has appointed board members: Wikimedia Israel. A. On Thu, Nov 30, 2017 at 5:36 AM Liam Wyatt wrote: > Thank you for this information Tim, and welcome Peter, and Gabriele!

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Appointment of Gabriele Theren and Peter Dewald to the WMDE Board of Trustees

2017-11-30 Thread Liam Wyatt
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

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Appointment of Gabriele Theren and Peter Dewald to the WMDE Board of Trustees

2017-11-30 Thread Nataliia Tymkiv
Dear Gabriele and Peter, Welcome! Best regards, 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

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Appointment of Gabriele Theren and Peter Dewald to the WMDE Board of Trustees

2017-11-30 Thread Tim Moritz Hector
Hi all, 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. Best