Congratulations Frank -

I had been getting a bit worried about the ED search for the WEF, and
my faith in the organization's future success is significantly
increased by your selection for the position.

Best wishes,
Kevin Gorman

On Thu, Feb 13, 2014 at 2:14 PM, Jami Mathewson
<j...@wikiedfoundation.org> wrote:
> Hi, Mike.
>
> For an answer to your question about the name, please see this
> conversation[1] on Meta. Our board is active answering questions on wiki
> and not on mailing lists, so I encourage you to post questions to the Wiki
> Education Foundation board on Meta.
>
> Hope that answers it for you,
> Jami
>
> [1] See
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Talk:Wiki_Education_Foundation#Organization_Name
>
>
> On Thu, Feb 13, 2014 at 2:01 PM, Michael Peel <em...@mikepeel.net> wrote:
>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> Frank, congratulations on the new job. :-) Can I ask for a clarification
>> on the funding situation please?
>>
>> > (1) WMF grant money
>> >
>> > The Wiki Education Foundation received a grant to get things off the
>> ground
>> > last year as part of the Projects and Events Grants process. The Wiki
>> > Education Foundation has already reached out to a major donor in the
>> United
>> > States and is confident to get third-party funding in place by the second
>> > quarter of this year.
>>
>> Are you anticipating that direct donors will be able to support all of
>> WEF's future funding needs, or might you be applying to GAC or FDC for
>> funding in the future?
>>
>> I'd also like to echo Andy's question:
>> > ...why isn't this called "The Wiki Education North America
>> > Foundation,", or suchlike?
>>
>> as that would seem to be a more natural name for the organisation (unless
>> it has international intentions?), and would help avoid the confusion
>> between 'WEF' and 'WMF'.
>>
>> Also, as a general question to those involved, the announcement Q&A says:
>> "He was chosen by the Board of the Wiki Education Foundation in a process
>> that began in late 2013 and concluded in February 2014." Please could more
>> details of that process be shared? What was the process, how was it
>> structured, and who was involved in it?
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Mike
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