2016-04-05 1:57 GMT+02:00 Risker <risker...@gmail.com>:

> Hmm. Ironically, it is standard for even non-member charities and
> non-profits in much of the world to have fully-voting members of the Audit
> Committee who are not members of the Board of Trustees/Directors.  It is
> unfortunate that the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees has not yet
> come around to this idea.

Hi Anne,

The Foundation has come around that idea in 2006/2007 until 2012. [1] In
that period is full voting member of the Audit Committee, later joined by a
few others. On October 26nd, 2012 the Board passed a resolution to change
the charter of the Audit Committee. [2] Among other things, outsiders in
the committee lost their voting rights. That is something that happened
after I left the Audit Committee. I don't know why the voting rights where


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