It is worth noting in this context that although in-person board meetings take place at fixed times, the board is in constant communication between meetings, and it is possible and welcomed to bring forward issues to board members at any time, and the kinds of issues that the board grapples with are seldom short-term one-off decisions, but require thought and reflection over a long period of time.
On 11/13/16 4:41 PM, Rogol Domedonfors wrote: > This announcement was sent out on the 12th, and refers to a meeting on the > 13th which would have been just enough time, I suppose, to raise a point > directly with a Board member before the meeting. However, the web page > referred to, > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Foundation_board_agenda_2016-11 > states that the meeting was on the 11-12th, in other words, before the > announcement was made. So, when exactly was this meeting? And would it > not be helpful to the community to give enough notice to allow for a > resonable probability of bringing forward an issue? > > "Rogol" > _______________________________________________ > 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>