I'm impressed with the high caliber nature of the appointees. Thank you for volunteering.
Thank you Nat for making these valuable appointmrments. Pine On Aug 16, 2016 06:47, "Nataliia Tymkiv" <ntym...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > Dear all, > > I am honestly delighted to announce the results of the public call for > Board Governance committee volunteer and Advisory members, announced on > July 15, 2016 . We received nine applications, and after discussing > them with BGC and reviewing the committee's needs and interviewing a short > list of candidates,I have chosen five volunteer advisory members for the > committee. I'd like to extend my thanks to everyone who offered to serve on > the committee. > > Please find below a short introduction for our new volunteer advisory > members. They are all quite well known in the movement and I think their > insights would be helpful. They join the Committee once they sign the > documents that Stephen LaPorte, our Interim Secretary, sent to them (the > same ones as the Board members sign - the confidentiality agreement > <https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Confidentiality_ > agreement_of_the_Board_of_Trustees> > , code of conduct > <https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Code_of_conduct_of_ > the_Board_of_Trustees> > , conflict of interest disclosure > <https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Conflict_of_interest_policy>). > > === Gayle Karen Young === > > Gayle Karen Young is a WMF's former Chief Talent and Culture office. In her > time at Wikimedia, she was accountable for building the current HR team and > had an active hand in board development and staffed the board HR committee. > She brings experience with the Wikimedia movement, with the workings of the > Foundation, and through her own consulting work in leadership and board > development with organizations in both the for-profit and non-profit space, > and in technology and human rights. > > === Kat Walsh === > > Kat Walsh is a former member of Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees, > 12/2006-8/2013 (Chair, 2012-2013; Executive Secretary, 2009-2010). Now she > works as an attorney specializing in copyright, Internet law, and free and > open source software. > > > === Tim Moritz Hector === > > Tim Moritz Hector is Chair of the Board of Wikimedia Deutschland since > 2014. Tim has been an active Wikimedian for more than eight years and was > engaged in several positions on national and international level. His most > recent engagement (with Frans Grijzenhout from WMNL) is focussed on > building the capacities of board members in all Wikimedia-organizations. He > is going to finish his B.A. in politics and german philology this month and > shall work as an advisor to the ED at the "Academy for volunteerism" in > Berlin beginning in September. > > === Ido Ivry === > > Ido Ivry is a board member of Wikimedia Israel. He has extensive NGO > experience, as well as business understanding, both in large corporates, > NGOs, GLAM institution (National Library of Israel), and is currently a CTO > in his own startup, developing open data solutions for city governments. > Ido has been active on the Grants Advisory Committee and as part of the > Simple APG Committee, working with many organizations in our movement on > carrying out their missions successfully and effectively. > > === Ira B. Matetsky (User:Newyorkbrad) === > > Ira Brad Matetsky (User:Newyorkbrad) is a long-time editor, administrator, > and former arbitrator on English Wikipedia as well as a board member of > Wikimedia New York City. Professionally, he has been a litigation attorney > in New York City since 1987. He has broad experience with board and > community governance issues, best practices, and legal requirements from > serving with and representing a number of organizations. > >  https://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/wikimedia-l/2016- > July/084756.html > > Best regards, > antanana / Nataliia Tymkiv > _______________________________________________ > 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>