[Wikimedia Announcements] Announcement: Building a new Legal and Community Advocacy Department Promotion of Philippe Beaudette

2012-02-09 Thread Geoff Brigham
the new Legal and Community Advocacy Department. Details for the IRC chat can be found at http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/IRC_office_hours. Geoff Brigham General Counsel Wikimedia Foundation ___ Please note: all replies sent to this mailing list

[Wikimedia Announcements] WMF Policy and Political Affiliations Guideline

2012-08-01 Thread Geoff Brigham
at: http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Legal_and_Community_Advocacy/Foundation_Policy_and_Political_Affiliations_Guideline Cheers, Geoff Geoff Brigham General Counsel Wikimedia Foundation ___ Please note: all replies sent to this mailing list will be immediately

[Wikimedia Announcements] Request for Comments: Legal Fees Assistance Program

2012-08-31 Thread Geoff Brigham
thoughts. If you have further questions, we have prepared an FAQhttps://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Legal_and_Community_Advocacy/Legal_Fees_Assistance_Program/FAQ, and we will be available to discuss via the talk pages. Many thanks, Geoff https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/User:Gbrigham Geoff

[Wikimedia Announcements] Request for consultation on proposed guidelines relating to potential conflicts of interest in requesting Wikimedia resources

2012-12-21 Thread Geoff Brigham
, and the proposed guidelines here: http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Guidelines_on_potential_conflicts_of_interest Please feel free to join the discussion on the talk page: http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Guidelines_on_potential_conflicts_of_interest Thank you for your time and expertise. * Geoff Brigham

[Wikimedia Announcements] Luis Villa joins WMF as Deputy General Counsel

2013-02-19 Thread Geoff Brigham
also been making minor spelling and grammar corrections anonymously for many years.* * So, as you can tell, we are extremely excited about having Luis on our team and wish him a warm welcome. * * * *Cheers, * * * *Geoff* -- Geoff Brigham General Counsel Wikimedia Foundation

[Wikimedia Announcements] WMF Board agenda for Hong Kong meeting

2013-08-05 Thread Geoff Brigham
Officer and Committee Selection * Transition Committee update * Wikimania Committee * Strategy Discussion * House keeping resolutions * Executive Session == Friday, August 9, 2013 == * Board Governance Committee Meeting [1] http://wikimania2013.wikimedia.org/wiki/Main_page -- Geoff Brigham General

[Wikimedia Announcements] WMF Board of Trustees: minutes of Hong Kong meeting

2013-09-15 Thread Geoff Brigham
At the request of the Chair of the WMF Board of Trustees, I am posting the minutes of the Hong Kong Board meeting, which you may find here: https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Minutes/2013-08-07 Cheers, Geoff Brigham General Counsel Secretary of the Board Wikimedia Foundation

[Wikimedia Announcements] Closure of Community Logo Consultation

2013-12-07 Thread Geoff Brigham
Hi all, The consultationhttps://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Community_Logo/Request_for_consultationhas been closed on the question about the community logo registration. Many thanks to everyone who provided their comments. Based on the consultation, we will be recommending to the Board that we