Congrats to all re-elected!

JP


On Fri, Aug 11, 2017 at 11:30 AM Shani Evenstein <shani.e...@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Thanks for the update, Christophe. Wishing the board  a productive,
> fruitful and smooth year!
>
> And Happy Wikimania, everyone, especially to all the Wikimedians who
> couldn't make it this year.
> So great that we have live-streaming this year (thanks again, Melody &
> Eddie!) and can participate and support from all ends of the world.
>
> Best,
> Shani.
>
>
> On Fri, Aug 11, 2017 at 6:16 PM, Christophe Henner <chen...@wikimedia.org>
> wrote:
>
> > Hi everyone,
> >
> > As is customary, the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees met right
> > before Wikimania and appointed new trustees and elected its officers.
> >
> > This is a rare occasion as I will not need to write a farewell email. The
> > two Board members that were finishing their terms, María and Dariusz,
> were
> > re-elected after the recent community election. And as of today, James
> > Heilman has formally rejoined the Board of Trustees.
> >
> > Today the Board also elected the officer positions. I am pleased to
> report
> > that the Board has reiterated its trust in the current officers, and both
> > María and I will continue serving as Vice Chair and Chair of the Board,
> > respectively, for another year.
> >
> > It feels a little weird to write this email as there's not much change
> from
> > last year. But I believe that stability and continuity are more than
> > welcome!
> >
> > So please, join me in "welcoming" María, Dariusz, and James as trustees
> of
> > the Wikimedia Foundation Board.
> >
> > María Sefidari began contributing to the Wikimedia projects in 2006 and
> has
> > since served in several roles across the Wikimedia movement. She was a
> > founding member of Wikimedia España and Wikimujeres Grupo de Usuarias,
> and
> > she also helped create Spanish Wikipedia's LGBT Wikiproject. She has
> served
> > on several Foundation governance committees, including the Affiliations
> and
> > Individual Engagement Grants committees. María is a professor in the
> > Digital Communications, Culture and Citizenship Master's degree program
> of
> > Rey Juan Carlos University at the MediaLab-Prado in Madrid, Spain. She
> has
> > previously served on the Board from August 2013 to July 2015, and most
> > recently joined the Board once again in January 2016. She has been
> selected
> > for a second term which will conclude at Wikimania 2020.
> >
> > Dariusz Jemielniak has held a variety of roles on Wikimedia projects,
> > including administrator, bureaucrat, checkuser, steward and ombudsman. He
> > served as the chair of the Wikimedia community’s Funds Dissemination
> > Committee for three terms and is the author of “Common knowledge?: An
> > Ethnography of Wikipedia.” Dariusz is a full professor of Management, the
> > head of the Center for Research on Organizations and Workplaces, and a
> > co-founder of the New Research on Digital Societies (NeRDS) group at
> > Kozminski University. Dariusz has been re-appointed for a second term as
> a
> > Trustee after first joining the Board in July 2015.
> >
> > James Heilman, M.D.,  has helped to found both Wikimedia Canada and
> > WikiProject Med Foundation. As an emergency physician in Cranbrook,
> British
> > Columbia, and a faculty member of emergency medicine at the University of
> > British Columbia, James is an active member of the medical community on
> > Wikimedia projects. James has also been involved in establishing
> > collaborations with several organizations, including Translators Without
> > Borders and the World Health Organization, to improve Wikimedia’s
> coverage
> > of medical content. James previously served on the Board of Trustees from
> > July to December 2015.
> >
> > Christophe Henner has been a leader within the Wikimedia community for
> more
> > than 12 years. Prior to joining the Foundation Board in 2016, he served
> as
> > Board Chair of Wikimedia France, and had been a member of the chapter’s
> > Board since 2007. During this time, he spent nearly three years in Vice
> > Chair and Chair positions. Christophe is currently the Chief Operating
> > Officer (COO) of the Blade Group, a cloud computing company headquartered
> > in France. At Blade, Christophe is scaling up operations to support the
> > company's transition from a start-up to a global company.
> > _______________________________________________
> > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/
> > wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikimedia.org/
> > wiki/Wikimedia-l
> > New messages to: Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org
> > 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 and
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l
> New messages to: Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org
> 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 and 
https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l
New messages to: Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org
Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, 
<mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe>

Reply via email to