Thanks for the note Christophe and congratulations Alice! So happy to see
you continue on the board!

Thanks as well guy for being willing to provide your service these past 2
years! Good luck in the future!
On Fri, Dec 23, 2016 at 3:13 PM Patricio Lorente <patricio.lore...@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Thanks for the update, Christophe!
>
> Alice, I am so glad that you are staying for another term! Thank you so
> much for your dedication and commitment :)
>
> And last but not least, thank you Guy, for sharing with us your vast
> experience and unique perspective. I really appreciate that. Hope that we
> will meet again soon.
>
>
>  Patricio
>
> El vie., 23 de dic. de 2016 a la(s) 17:04, Christophe Henner <
> chen...@wikimedia.org> escribió:
>
> > Hi everyone,
> >
> > Last week, at our December meeting, the Wikimedia Foundation Board of
> > Trustees made some decisions regarding the two Board terms expiring at
> the
> > end of this year. Alice Wiegand sought and received reappointment for a
> > term which will end at Wikimania 2018. Guy Kawasaki decided not to seek
> > reappointment, and will complete his term at the end of December.
> >
> > Alice joined the Board in 2012 when she was selected to serve in one of
> the
> > two affiliate-selected board seats. She was subsequently appointed to
> fill
> > one of the four appointed expert seats, and will be completing her first
> > full term in that role this month. Alice lives in Germany, and has been
> > involved with German Wikipedia since 2004 and Wikimedia Deutschland since
> > 2008. Her unique background brings an important perspective on matters
> > related to the Wikimedia communities, strategy development,
> organizational
> > structuring, and executive accounting and assessment. Given her skills,
> > experience in the movement, and working knowledge of recent Board
> history,
> > we felt it was important to retain her presence for an additional term.
> >
> > The Board appreciates Guy’s commitment to Wikimedia and the input he
> > provided while serving on the Board. Guy joined the Board in 2015 when he
> > was selected to fill one of the four appointed expert seats. A prominent
> > figure in Silicon Valley, Guy has brought a unique perspective to the
> > challenges and opportunities the Board has considered during his term.
> Even
> > though we only worked together for a short time, I enjoyed his fresh
> point
> > of view that forced us to step out of our comfort zone, and reconsider
> > things we've done for years. In a time of evolution, the value from those
> > questions was really high.
> >
> > Alice's new appointment will last 1.5 years as opposed to 2 years[1]. We
> > have asked Alice to serve a term which ends at Wikimania 2018 (instead of
> > in December 2018) to help consolidate Board transitions to the annual
> > meeting at Wikimania, rather than spread throughout the year. Our hope is
> > this shift will support a more effective onboarding process for new
> > members.
> >
> > We will provide more information in January on our plans for filling the
> > vacancy now left by Guy's departure, as well as the other vacancies on
> the
> > Board. Until then, I invite you to join me in congratulating Alice on her
> > reappointment, and thanking Guy for his service to Wikimedia.
> > Congratulations, Alice, and thank you, Guy!
> >
> > As 2016 comes to an end, please allow me to take a moment and thank all
> of
> > you, on behalf of the Board, for your support, efforts, and contributions
> > this past year. We overcame many hurdles together and achieved many
> > collaborative accomplishments. I am confident that we will make 2017 an
> > amazing year. I am looking forward to continuing to work with all of you
> as
> > we come together in service of the movement in new ways. There is still
> > much to achieve and hurdles to overcome, but, together, we have what it
> > takes.
> >
> > On behalf of the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees,
> > Christophe Henner, Chair
> >
> > PS. An on-wiki version of this message is available for translation:
> > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Foundation_
> > Board_noticeboard/December_2016_-_Update_regarding_expiring_Board_terms
> >
> > [1] https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Resolution:Term_
> > Limit_Proposal_for_Bylaws
> >
> >
> > Christophe HENNER
> > Chair of the board of trustees
> > chen...@wikimedia.org
> > +33650664739 <+33%206%2050%2066%2047%2039> <+33%206%2050%2066%2047%2039>
> >
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