Thank you, Patricio. And thank you, Arnnon. I am sure this must have been difficult for you, that you had every intention of bringing your best work to the role, and that your considerable experience and skills would have been valuable. I appreciate your willingness to step up to the task, which is not a small thing to ask of anyone, and now in light of the challenges and complications it would bring, your willingness to step down.
-Kat On Wed, Jan 27, 2016 at 12:52 PM, Patricio Lorente <patricio.lore...@gmail.com> wrote: > Dear All, > > Throughout the discussion about the appointment of Arnnon Geshuri to the > Board of Trustees, the Board has carefully listened to you and discussed > internally. Earlier today, Arnnon decided to step down from the Board. To > paraphrase his words, he doesn't want to be a distraction for the important > discussions that the community and the Foundation need to face in the times > to come. We want to thank Arnnon for his ongoing commitment and for helping > us to move forward. > > The Board Governance Committee is working to improve and update our > selection processes before we fill the vacancy left by Arnnon’s departure. > We are sorry for the distress and confusion this has caused to some in our > community, and also to Arnnon. > > Patricio and Alice > > ---- > > Patricio Lorente > Chair, Board of Trustees > > Alice Wiegand > Vice Chair, Board of Trustees > -- > _______________________________________________ > 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>