Congrats to the new board members and thank you for serving.

Pine
On Jul 27, 2015 7:30 AM, "Michael Maggs" <mich...@maggs.name> wrote:

> I am very pleased to announce that at our annual general meeting on
> Saturday 25 July the members of Wikimedia UK elected three new trustees to
> the board from a very strong slate of candidates.
>
> Please join me in offering a very warm welcome to Doug Taylor, Nick Poole
> and Josie Fraser.
>
> Doug Taylor will be well known to many readers as a long-standing active
> Wikimedia volunteer and Lead Trainer for WMUK. He previously served on the
> board during 2012-13. Doug is a retired teacher and IT professional.
>
> Nick Poole is the Chief Executive Officer of the Chartered Institute of
> Library and Information Professionals. His previous roles include serving
> as CEO of the Collections Trust and Chair of the Europeana Network. He
> brings extensive knowledge of and influence in the international GLAM
> community, and has strong connections to policymakers and funders in the UK
> and Europe.
>
> Josie Fraser has for the past five years worked in local government as the
> strategic technology lead of one of the country's largest and most
> accelerated school building programmes. She is an expert in the
> relationship between education and technology and a vocal advocate for free
> and open knowledge.
>
> Existing trustees Greyham Dawes (treasurer) and myself (chair) were
> re-elected.
>
> Three trustees have stepped down from the board: Alastair McCapra, Saad
> Choudri and Joseph Seddon. We thank them for their exceptional expertise,
> commitment and diligence, and we wish them well for the future.
>
> With these changes, the new board is as follows:
>
> Michael Maggs (board chair, and chair of governance committee)
> Simon Knight (vice chair)
> Greyham Dawes (treasurer, governance committee, audit and risk committee)
> Chris Keating (audit and risk committee)
> Carol Campbell (chair of audit and risk committee)
> Kate West (governance committee, audit and risk committee)
> Gill Hamilton
> Doug Taylor
> Nick Poole
> Josie Fraser
>
> The new board will formally meet for the first time on Saturday 12
> Septemberat the Bodleian Library, Oxford, where officer roles will be
> reviewed.
>
> Please join me in welcoming the new board.
>
> Michael Maggs
>
> Chair, Wikimedia UK
>
>
>
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