Thank you, Alice, for the update. As you say, the the C-level staff are in a good position to develop a transition plan based on their well informed knowledge of the organization. I'm looking forward to hearing their recommendation and the Boards announcement.
Everyone have a great weekend. Warm regards, Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Fri, Mar 4, 2016 at 9:14 PM, Alice Wiegand <awieg...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > Hi all, > short update, as announced by Patricio: > > Our organization needs stability, it needs a chance to rest for a moment > and to move on with the things that matter at the same time. That’s why the > Board is aiming for a quick decision about the interim ED. > > If you want to make a difference you need to act differently. > > We know that our C-level team is doing a great job in managing the > day-to-day-operations and they all have a deep understandning of our > culture, challenges and needs. Who, if not them, knows better what is best > for the organization in this moment. The Board is not best suited to make a > decision about the interim which can quickly be established and accepted in > this situation. > > Therefor the board empowers the entire C-level-team to come up with a > solution for the interim question. We leave it up to them how that > decisions looks like. We trust them to think traditional or outside of the > box as it fits to our organization, the Wikimedia Foundation. The > C-level-team needs some time to deliberate and decide. They will present > their result to the board which has to vote on it. We plan to finalize > until the end of next week. > > Alice. > > -- > Alice Wiegand > Board of Trustees > Wikimedia Foundation > > > -- > Alice Wiegand > Board of Trustees > Wikimedia Foundation > > Support Free Knowledge: https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Donate > _______________________________________________ > 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>