Thanks Pharos for making this offer and for outlining what your chapter voting process will be! Both are good practices to bring to a process that has in the past been generally opaque.
Best, Phoebe On Mar 8, 2016 8:14 AM, "Pharos" <pharosofalexand...@gmail.com> wrote: > On Mon, Mar 7, 2016 at 11:02 PM, Pharos <pharosofalexand...@gmail.com> > wrote: > > > Hi fellow Wikimedians, > > > > Wikimedia NYC is interested in opening up and diversifying the Wikimedia > > Foundation board nominations process (beyond the typical > chapter-affiliated > > candidates), so interested parties are welcomed to submit their > > self-nominations today on Meta-Wiki, and we will consider all reasonable > > applications from around the world, and will endorse those > non-traditional > > candidates whose inclusion we would find to benefit the overall elections > > process. > > > > You just have to start the page for your nomination on Meta-Wiki today, > > details can be filled in over the coming week. > > > > > > > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Affiliate-selected_Board_seats/2016/Nominations > > > > Nominations must be in by UTC end of day March 8 on Meta-Wiki (which is > > the global deadline), and Wikimedia NYC will formally make the choice of > > candidates to endorse for participation in the elections at its March 16 > > 'WikiWednesday' public meeting, to be determined by an open vote of > > attendees at that meeting. > > > > We also commit to having a vote at our public meeting in April or May to > > make our chapter's decision for the actual elections. > > > > Feel free to write to us beforehand if you have questions. > > > > Thanks, > > Pharos > > Wikimedia NYC > > > > On Mon, Mar 7, 2016 at 3:40 PM, Lane Rasberry <l...@bluerasberry.com> > > wrote: > > > >> Hello, > >> > >> The board of trustees for the Wikimedia Foundation has 10 seats. The > >> office > >> holders for 2 of these 10 seats will be selected in the "2016 > >> affiliate-selected board seats" process described at > >> <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Affiliate-selected_Board_seats/2016> > >> > >> For a candidate to be considered in this election, they must be > nominated > >> by 8 March and endorsed by a voting Wikimedia organizational affiliate > by > >> 23 March. > >> > >> If anyone has any nomination to make, we are now in the last day! > >> Nominations must be made by the end of 8 March! Make a nomination for > >> yourself or another person at > >> < > >> > >> > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Affiliate-selected_Board_seats/2016/Nominations > >> > > >> > >> For those making a nomination, please follow up by soliciting for > >> endorsement of the nomination from one voting organization. That > >> endorsement must be posted by 23 March. Candidates in the election must > be > >> nominated by the end of March 8 and must have their endorsement by 23 > >> March. > >> > >> Beyond nomination, please participate in the election by encouraging all > >> organizations which are eligible to vote to cast their vote later during > >> the voting period. > >> > >> Thanks - and forgive me if I misspoke in any part of this. I am anxious > >> about writing correctly and clearly. The official election documentation > >> is > >> on-wiki. > >> > >> yours, > >> > >> > >> -- > >> Lane Rasberry > >> user:bluerasberry on Wikipedia > >> 206.801.0814 > >> l...@bluerasberry.com > >> _______________________________________________ > >> 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> _______________________________________________ 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>