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
> >>
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