Congratulations Lucy! A warm welcome in the Wikimedia movement :)

Tanweer Morshed
Wikimedia Bangladesh

On Tue, Jul 14, 2015 at 2:51 AM, Pine W <wiki.p...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Thanks for this announcement, Michael.
>
> Lucy, welcome. I look forward to occasional collaborations with you  across
> the Atlantic.
>
> Regards,
>
> Pine
> Executive Director
> Cascadia Wikimedians User Group
> (Oregon, Washington State and British Columbia)
>  On Jul 13, 2015 10:44 AM, "Michael Maggs" <mich...@maggs.name> wrote:
>
> > Dear all
> >
> > I am very pleased to be able to announce today that Wikimedia UK has been
> > been fortunate enough to secure as our new CEO Lucy Crompton-Reid,
> > currently Director of the national live literature charity Apples and
> > Snakes. Lucy brings extensive experience in volunteer engagement,
> > organisational development, working with strategic partners, media,
> > education, and securing external fundraising from trusts and foundations.
> >
> > Over the course of her career Lucy has worked in both the charitable and
> > public sectors, including most recently Head of Outreach at the House of
> > Lords where she was strategic and operational lead for education and
> > outreach activities. Before that, she worked at Arts Council England,
> > initially developing strategic partnerships before setting up a new area
> > office with local government and schools partnerships. As Refugee Week
> > National Co-ordinator for the British Refugee Council, Lucy chaired the
> UK
> > steering group of NGOs and charities, led on media activities, and
> > facilitated hundreds of volunteer cultural events each year. Lucy is
> > passionate about education and learning and is deeply committed to
> ensuring
> > open access to knowledge and information.
> >
> > Lucy will be joining us in early October. In the meantime, our interim
> > CEO, D'Arcy Myers, will remain in post and will be working with Lucy to
> > ensure a smooth handover.
> >
> > Please join me in offering Lucy a very warm welcome.
> >
> > Lucy says
> >
> > /I'm delighted to be joining Wikimedia UK this October as the charity's
> > new Chief Executive, and look forward to working with the staff team,
> board
> > and volunteer community -- as well as national and international partners
> > -- to develop the work of the organisation. This is a significant time
> for
> > Wikimedia and for the open knowledge sector more broadly, with the
> > potential to create unparalleled access to educational content, coupled
> > with threats to limit public access to information and knowledge. With
> > nearly 18 years' experience in the arts, charitable and public sectors,
> I'm
> > passionate about participation, and excited about the opportunity to
> > facilitate greater public engagement with online content and information
> > through Wikipedia and its sister projects, and other Wikimedia UK
> > initiatives./
> >
> > ____________
> >
> > Michael Maggs
> >
> > Chair, Wikimedia UK
> >
> >
> > [The Wiki version of this announcement can be found here:
> >
> https://wikimedia.org.uk/wiki/Engine_room#Welcoming_Lucy_Crompton-Reid_as_CEO
> > ]
> >
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