I imagine it would take something quite extraordinary for the board to reject the community election result outright, as it happens. I would assume the "nomination v selection" differential is to allow the board to remove members without fear of breaking Florida law, rather than some nefarious ploy by the board to stick it to the man.
Joe On Fri, 1 Jan 2016 at 21:11 Marcin Cieslak <sa...@saper.info> wrote: > On 2016-01-01, Andy Mabbett <a...@pigsonthewing.org.uk> wrote: > > On 28 December 2015 at 23:29, Patricio Lorente > ><patricio.lore...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > >> This decision creates an open seat for a community-selected Trustee. The > >> Board is committed to filling this open community seat as quickly as > >> possible. We will reach out to the 2015 election committee > >> < > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Foundation_elections_2015/Committee > > > >> to discuss our options, and will keep you informed as we determine next > >> steps. > > > > There needs to be a change in the terms used; it has become clear that > > this will not be an election, and that the trustee eventually approved > > by the rest of the board will not be "community selected", but > > "community nominated". > > Until now many of us were under impression (supported by the Florida > statutes it seems) > that they were "community elected". > > Saper > > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines > New messages to: Wikimediaemail@example.com > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines New messages to: Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe>