On Sun, May 15, 2016 at 12:19 PM, Chris Keating <chriskeatingw...@gmail.com>
wrote:

> * Does your discussion on Monday include the Code of Conduct and
> Confidentiality Agreement mentioned in the March minutes?
>

Actually, we have discussed and voted on them in April (minutes are in the
process of being approved).


> * Have you considered inviting community comment on these before finally
> adopting them?
>

We felt the need to make some amendments soon, but they are not written in
stone - I anticipate that, depending on needs, we may enter a process of
reviewing them in a wider process.



> * A number of community members have mentioned the idea of a formal review
> of WMF governance. In my experience these can be quite helpful* - has the
> WMF board considered this option?
>

We have not discussed this yet, but I will bring this proposal up at
Wikimania latest. Every organization occasionally can make good use of
governance review and consultation. It would be important to choose a good
advising organization (experienced in NGOs, as well as optimally in large
social movements and open source organizations). Speaking just for myself
and expressing my own opinion only, I think that the Board is quite open to
improvements, and the time for external suggestions is usally best exactly
after the body itself has done as much as it could on their own.

best,

dariusz
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