We will surely misses your dancing at Wikimedia events. Best wishes in
your future endeavour.
On 10/09/2015 22:53, Garfield Byrd wrote:
For the last four years, I’ve led the Wikimedia Foundation’s finance,
administration, and office IT teams. I've had the opportunity to work
closely with many of you through collaboration with the Wikimedia
affiliates. They have been remarkable experiences, and I am grateful for
all I’ve learned from you during my time here. Therefore it is with some
sadness that today I am letting you know that I’ve decided to take a new
opportunity outside the WMF, at a California-based foundation focused on
It has been a privilege to work with so many exceptional people over the
years. I’ve watched the WMF mature and take on many new challenges, and our
community grow and diversify. Our commitment to our free knowledge mission
is as strong as ever, and now shared by even more people. While I’ll no
longer be on staff, I plan to find ways to stay involved in the Wikimedia
community. I look forward to seeing the movement continue to do its
My last day will be September 30. I look forward to staying in touch and
continuing to support our mission.
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