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On 9 February 2016 at 19:27, Lisa Gruwell <> wrote:

> Hi All-
> I am happy to announce that Joseph Seddon (User:Seddon) has joined the
> Advancement team to lead up our Community Engagement! Many of you have been
> asking for us to add a position like this to our team and we are thrilled
> that Seddon agreed to join us because he has both a deep understanding of
> the community and of our team’s work.
> Many of you may already know Seddon, as he has been a Wikipedian since
> 2006, twice former WMUK trustee, and has helped the Fundraising team as a
> contractor (on and off) since 2011. Seddon will be a first point of contact
> for the community on all fundraising and partnerships work.  Rest assured,
> all of us on the fundraising team will still be engaged with the community
> on meta, this list, etc.  Seddon will simply be leading the effort in terms
> communication and collaboration and making us better.
> Welcome (back) Seddon!
> Best,
> Lisa Gruwell
> P.S. For those of you who have never met him, here's an intro is his own
> words:
> Having been involved in the chapters, online community or working for the
> foundation in some shape or form since 2007, I have stood on pretty much on
> all sides of all the fences and even found myself straddling one or two in
> that time. That has given me a pretty unique perspective in terms of
> fundraising within the movement and one that I hope will serve both the
> community and my colleagues well going forward. On a more personal note,
> I’m based near London but originally from Wales. Interests include Rugby,
> Formula 1 and Cooking and prefer the hills to the city.
> If you ever have any questions relating to any of the work the Advancement
> department does then feel free to drop me a message on my talk page [1], by
> email [2] or right here on this list.
> [1]
> [2] jseddon at
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