Jan,

Sorry to see you go - but we will of course see you in future, I'm sure.
You won't get away that easily ;-)

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On 8 October 2015 at 10:10, Erik Zachte <erikzac...@infodisiac.com> wrote:

> Dear Jan,
>
> Thank you very much for your immense contributions to the movement!
> Not the least of those is your ability to be (and I quote Sandra Rientjes)
> 'a source of sanity and calm'.
> I can't vow for chapter meetings as Sandra does, but I have seen a lot of
> that on public mailing lists.
> Happy editing!
>
> Erik
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Wikimedia-l [mailto:wikimedia-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org] On
> Behalf Of Anders Wennersten
> Sent: Thursday, October 08, 2015 11:09
> To: wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org
> Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] I'll be moving on
>
> It is almost on the day 8 years since Jan and I joined the first WMSE
> board. And while we were many getting the chapters up and running, Jan did
> in many ways play a crucial role. When we were in internal turmoil, it was
> Jan who stepped in and took care of the critical task and saved the day.
> And even more important it was Jan who early on spotted the opportunity in
> the idea of the "new" chapters. And as an volunteer he and Holger spend
> almost a year filling in application forms, budgets etc, which become the
> excellent base for the fully fledged chapter that been here since
>
> Kudos for all what you have done and wishing you all the best for the
> future!
>
> Anders
> who still will meet you Wednesday when you once more will help me to
> interwork with Wikidata, the valuable asset but oh so technically
> complicated, but which you so well master
>
>
>
>
>
>
> Den 2015-10-08 kl. 10:22, skrev Jan Ainali:
> > All,
> >
> > For the last three years I have been the Executive Director for
> > Wikimedia Sverige. Before that I have been Chairman, Treasurer and
> > Secretary of the board (at different times) and have been involved
> > since the founding of the chapter in 2007. It is perhaps even an
> > understatement to say that the chapter has been a big part of my life.
> > I have had the opportunity to be part of a fantastic journey from
> > starting the first chapter’s activities to today, with stable
> > strategic activities, seven people in the office, and a diversified
> > board. It has been an awesome time in my life and I have met and
> > worked with some truly wonderful persons along the way, and I am
> > thankful to all of you that have made it so inspiring. But now, as my
> > contract is about to come to an end, I feel that it is time for me to
> > move on to new endeavours. I am confident that the chapter is already
> > in good hands, with a professional board and an office with
> > experienced staff members and functional processes, but I’ll be around
> until at least the beginning of January to make it a smooth transition.
> >
> > I will obviously always be a wikimedian at heart and probably pick up
> > on my editing again and I will also stay subscribed to most mailing
> > lists. If not earlier, I’ll see you in Esino Lario.
> >
> > Best regards,
> >
> > *Jan Ainali*
> > Executive director, Wikimedia Sverige <http://wikimedia.se>
> >
> >
> >
> > *Tänk dig en värld där varje människa har fri tillgång till
> > mänsklighetens samlade kunskap. Det är det vi gör.* Bli medlem.
> > <http://blimedlem.wikimedia.se>
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