Hi sorry to hear about that Deryck. Hope we'll get to see you back around here.
As said during the feedback session, we still have to figure out how to fund the first employee. The FDC process is a really heavy process that do take a huge amount of time and energy. This is a process everyone should want to avoid as much as possible. As you said we mostly are volunteers not used, or even expecting, that level of scrutiny. And the toll the FDC takes is high. What we would need: 1/ remember that GAC can fund external expert support (accountant, ...) 2/ FDC process is not the only way to get funds 3/ a simpler step to get the first employee. Either more complex GAC proposal or simpler FDC proposal. Either way :) We are not different from other charities. We need a process to disseminate funds within the movement. And with high amount of money comes high amount of responsability. Again, I'm sorry FDC toll is so high on you and your fellow board member. I hope that Wikimania will energize you and will get you back in the movement. Best Christophe Envoye depuis mon Blackberry -----Original Message----- From: "Jeromy-Yu Chan (Jerry~Yuyu)" <jerry.tschan...@gmail.com> Sender: wikimedia-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2013 02:37:36 To: <email@example.com> Reply-To: Wikimedia Mailing List <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] Resignation announcement, and a parting remark to everyone Hi all I am ACTUALLY PANIC when reading this. Normally I would say please don't go, but realizing myself I am not on the Local Chapter board already and even myself start to feel don't know what to do next And I am sorry to say, the decision had totally stir up the emotion of the whole Wikimania Local Team I frankly don't know whether if it will lead to a melt down of our volunteer power after frustrations of all these years as Deryck said, as I was on the Board and knew most of the stories. -- Jeromy-Yu Chan, Jerry http://plasticnews.wf/ http://about.me/jeromyu UID: Jeromyu (on Facebook, Twitter, Plurk & most sites) Tel (Mobile): +852 9279 1601 Οὔτε τι τῶν ἀνθρωπίνων ἄξιον ὂν μεγάλης σπουδῆς _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimediaemail@example.com Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l