Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees appointments and officer positions 2018

2018-07-20 Thread Gerard Meijssen
Hoi, I have started to collect some information.. PS Tanya Welcome !! Thanks, GerardM https://tools.wmflabs.org/reasonator/?q=Q55655418 On 19 July 2018 at 17:33, Christophe Henner wrote: > And because I can't step down properly, a part of the email was missing, > here is the complete

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees appointments and officer positions 2018

2018-07-20 Thread Nurunnaby Hasive
Congratulations from Bangladesh. Hasive WMBD On Fri, 20 Jul, 2018 at 4:52 AM, Lucas Teles wrote: > Congrats from Brazil. > > Hope for a community of editors and contributors as diverse as the Board > already is. > > Teles > > Em qui, 19 de jul de 2018 às 12:34, Christophe Henner < >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees appointments and officer positions 2018

2018-07-19 Thread Lucas Teles
Congrats from Brazil. Hope for a community of editors and contributors as diverse as the Board already is. Teles Em qui, 19 de jul de 2018 às 12:34, Christophe Henner escreveu: > And because I can't step down properly, a part of the email was missing, > here is the complete version > > > >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees appointments and officer positions 2018

2018-07-19 Thread Christophe Henner
And because I can't step down properly, a part of the email was missing, here is the complete version *Hello everyone,* *I am happy to make some announcements about the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees. As of today, Tanya Capuano has formally joined

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees appointments and officer positions

2017-08-24 Thread Asaf Bartov
Perhaps we can agree it is, properly, a *nomination by community election* process, and lay this thread to rest. :) A. On Wed, Aug 23, 2017 at 8:01 AM Katie Chan wrote: > On 23/08/2017 15:32, Andy Mabbett wrote: > > On 23 August 2017 at 12:32, Katie Chan

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees appointments and officer positions

2017-08-23 Thread Katie Chan
On 23/08/2017 15:32, Andy Mabbett wrote: On 23 August 2017 at 12:32, Katie Chan wrote: Let's go with the broader definition from (en) Wiktionary - "A process of choosing ... or other representatives by popular vote.", or even beyond the first sentence from en Wikipedia - "To

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees appointments and officer positions

2017-08-23 Thread Thyge
I think we all know the substance of this topic and have known for quite some time. Everyone may call the procedure whatever suits her/him best. Regards Thyge - Sir48 2017-08-23 16:32 GMT+02:00 Andy Mabbett : > On 23 August 2017 at 12:32, Katie Chan

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees appointments and officer positions

2017-08-23 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 23 August 2017 at 12:32, Katie Chan wrote: > On 23/08/2017 00:33, Andy Mabbett wrote: >> >> >> By definition, no, it is not. "An election is a formal group >> decision-making process by which a population chooses an individual to >> hold public office." In this case the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees appointments and officer positions

2017-08-23 Thread Katie Chan
On 23/08/2017 00:33, Andy Mabbett wrote: By definition, no, it is not. "An election is a formal group decision-making process by which a population chooses an individual to hold public office." In this case the choice of who holds office is made by the board, not the community who "vote". At

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees appointments and officer positions

2017-08-22 Thread Andy Mabbett
"On 22 August 2017 at 23:07, Katie Chan wrote: > On 22/08/2017 20:10, Andy Mabbett wrote: >> >> >>> María and Dariusz, were re-elected after the recent community election. >> >> >> This is not correct. There was no "community election"; the community >> is only empowered to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees appointments and officer positions

2017-08-22 Thread Katie Chan
** Personal views follow ** On 22/08/2017 20:10, Andy Mabbett wrote: María and Dariusz, were re-elected after the recent community election. This is not correct. There was no "community election"; the community is only empowered to /nominate/ candidates, which the board may or may not

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees appointments and officer positions

2017-08-22 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 11 August 2017 at 16:16, Christophe Henner wrote: > As is customary, the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees met right > before Wikimania and appointed new trustees and elected its officers. Yes; the board /appointed/ new trustees... > María and Dariusz, were

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees appointments and officer positions

2017-08-17 Thread Jean-Philippe Béland
Congrats to all re-elected! JP On Fri, Aug 11, 2017 at 11:30 AM Shani Evenstein wrote: > Thanks for the update, Christophe. Wishing the board a productive, > fruitful and smooth year! > > And Happy Wikimania, everyone, especially to all the Wikimedians who > couldn't

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees appointments and officer positions

2017-08-11 Thread Shani Evenstein
Thanks for the update, Christophe. Wishing the board a productive, fruitful and smooth year! And Happy Wikimania, everyone, especially to all the Wikimedians who couldn't make it this year. So great that we have live-streaming this year (thanks again, Melody & Eddie!) and can participate and