Congrats Shani & Doug Taylor and all my best wishes for your upcoming future 

Best Regards,
Rajeeb Dutta.
(U: Marajozkee)
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> On 13-Aug-2019, at 4:43 AM, Shani Evenstein <> wrote:
> Dear all,
> If you've seen my post yesterday then you might have expected this this
> announcement as well; if you haven't -- as some of you may know, I will
> soon be joining the Board of Trustees (August 15), and am therefore
> required to resign my formal role as Chair of Wikimedia Medicine (a.k.a.
> WikiProject Medicine Foundation). This means a new vacancy in the board has
> to be filled and a new Chair must be appointed.
> I'm happy to report that in an online board meeting earlier this month the
> board chose *Doug Taylor* to serve as the new Chair for our newly approved
> Thematic Organization. Doug has been part of WikiProject Medicine for years
> now and has diligently served as the group's formal secretary. Doug not
> only has the institutional memory of the organization, but has actively
> taken part in a variety related activities in the UK and in collaboration
> with other countries. Doug also brings management skills to the board,
> experience from the board of Wikimedia UK, as well as a deep understanding
> of the movement as a whole, which I have no doubt will allow the
> organization to grow and expand its activities around the world.
> As Doug transitions into his new position as Chair, *Dr. Stuart Ray* will
> be supporting him as Vice Chair and continue to serve as co-treasurer, and
> *Mossab* will continue to serve as Membership Admin. A new secretary will
> be appointed soon, hopefully during the board's in-person meeting at
> Wikimania. The board will also soon co-opt a new board member to fill out
> the vacant spot, till the next election in 2022.
> I'll remain involved in the organization as an 'adviser to the board' and
> look forward to seeing this Thematic Organization grow, as well as to
> continue contributing to medical-related topics as a volunteer and lecturer
> at the Tel Aviv University.
> Best,
> Shani Evenstein.
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