Two community elected members every 1.5 years would be a good. Three could than be elected if someone steps down.
James On Sun, Apr 10, 2016 at 9:25 AM, Pine W <wiki.p...@gmail.com> wrote: > I forgot to add that one of the benefits of having elections scheduled > every year is that if a community-elected member departs from the board in > the first year of their term, then it's simple to have another seat elected > in the next cycle to fill the remainder of that term.. > > Pine > > On Sun, Apr 10, 2016 at 12:22 AM, Pine W <wiki.p...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > I'm glad we're thinking about how to improve Board elections, including > > about possible screening for COI issues early in the election process. > > > > Thinking also about Board composition, what if we changed Jimmy's seat to > > another community-elected seat, and ran elections for what would be 4 > > community-elected seats every year with 2 seats elected each year for 2 > > year terms? I think that a standing Elections Committee might be able to > > facilitate this kind of cycle. > > > > Also worth considering: > > > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Foundation_Board_of_Trustees/Thinking_about_the_WMF_Board_composition > > > > Pine > > > > On Sat, Apr 9, 2016 at 5:18 AM, Anders Wennersten < > > m...@anderswennersten.se> wrote: > > > >> Den 2016-04-09 kl. 12:51, skrev Fæ: > >> > >>> leaving your seat should be made to appear like a > >>> royal abdication or the result of failure. > >>> > >>> Yes, another option to secure a continuity of members in the board > would > >> be to accept resignations will occur and then have the community > election > >> to end formally in a number of "reserves". and that these reserves are > to > >> be elected by the Board if resignation occurs. > >> As the community election today only gives three candidates for the > >> Board to elect (or reject), the number four must be seen as a runner > up, to > >> be selected by the Board if they do not approve any of the first three. > >> This reasoning was also reflected in the stating by the election > community > >> in early January and the election of Maria as a replacement for James by > >> the Board. To extend the same reasoning this time is stretching it a > bit > >> far, time since last election is further away, and number five in the > >> election has at least by me never been seen as a runnerup. If the Board > in > >> their selection after a community election were to reject two > candidates I > >> would consider a reelection more relevant then to go further down the > list . > >> > >> But a bylection is quite costly to set up and run centrally and also for > >> the whole community. So perhaps we should be broadminded in thinking how > >> could fill the empty seat after Danny > >> > >> > >> Anders > >> > >> _______________________________________________ > >> 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> > -- James Heilman MD, CCFP-EM, Wikipedian The Wikipedia Open Textbook of Medicine www.opentextbookofmedicine.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>