Dear Siko, What a shame you are leaving! It has been a real pleasure knowing you and working with you. I wish you all the best for the future and I hope our paths will cross again.
Hartelijke groet, Sandra Rientjes Directeur/Executive Director Wikimedia Nederland Postbus 167 Mariaplaats 3 3500 AD Utrecht Utrecht 030 3200238 06 31786379 www.wikimedia.nl Op 12 feb. 2016 02:25 schreef "Siko Bouterse" <sboute...@wikimedia.org>: > Dear friends and colleagues, > > I’ve had the amazing privilege of serving this movement in a staff capacity > for the past 4 ½ years, but I’ve now decided to move on from my role at the > Wikimedia Foundation. > > Transparency, integrity, community and free knowledge remain deeply > important to me, and I believe I will be better placed to represent those > values in a volunteer capacity at this time. I am and will always remain a > Wikimedian, so you'll still see me around the projects (User:Seeeko), > hopefully with renewed energy and joy in volunteering. > > This movement has become my home in so many unexpected ways, and I’m truly > honored to have learned from so many of you. It was an amazing experience > to have partnered with smart, bold, and dedicated community folks to > experiment with projects like Teahouse, IdeaLab, Inspire, Individual > Engagement Grants, and Reimagining Grants. I’ve seen you create some really > incredible content, ideas, tools, programs, processes, committees and > organizations, all in the service of free knowledge. > > I expect my last day to be Thursday, February 25th. I have full confidence > in Maggie Dennis's abilities to lead the Community Engagement Department, > and I trust that my team will remain available to support the community’s > needs for grants and other resources throughout this time of transition. > > Much love, > Siko > > -- > Siko Bouterse > Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. > > *Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the > sum of all knowledge. * > *Donate <https://donate.wikimedia.org> or click the "edit" button today, > and help us make it a reality!* > _______________________________________________ > 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>