Hi fellow wiki'ers,

Can you please how to nominate myself for the posts..

Thanks in advance,
Adethya. S

On 27 August 2011 11:28, Arjuna Rao Chavala <arjunar...@gmail.com> wrote:

>
>
> On Sat, Aug 27, 2011 at 9:23 AM, CherianTinu Abraham <
> tinucher...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I have also requested the election committee and the current Exec team to
>> also publish the electoral roll too on the members wiki . This might help to
>> well wishers to appeal to the good candidates to stand for the elections and
>> help lead the Wikimedia movement.
>
>
> Thanks for sharing your concern.  As of now, there has been some more
> nominations.   The right forums for EC elections discussions are members
> wiki  (http://members.wikimedia.in) and  members mailing list. (<
> wmin-memb...@googlegroups.com>
>
> I request all the well wishers who are members to use the same. If any
> member has access issues, the same could be brought to Chapter's notice.
>
> Cheers
> Arjun
>
>>
>> -TC
>>
>> On Sat, Aug 27, 2011 at 9:11 AM, Theo10011 <de10...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Gautam and the organizing committee for the election, it might make sense
>>> in extending the last date for nomination.
>>>
>>> The window for nomination hasn't been open for long, it might make sense
>>> in extending it for a while so more Wikimedians can hear about it.
>>>
>>> Regards
>>> Theo
>>>
>>>
>>> On Sat, Aug 27, 2011 at 8:40 AM, CherianTinu Abraham <
>>> tinucher...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Please note that the *last date of nominations* for Executive Committee
>>>> Elections 2011 of Wikimedia India chapter is *Aug 29, 2011*
>>>>
>>>> With less than 3 days to go for the last date of nominations, there were
>>>> just 2 nominations for the 3 vacant posts.
>>>>
>>>> This is very disappointing and concerning for the future of Wikimedia
>>>> Chapter India.
>>>>
>>>> I sincerely appeal to the veteran Wikipedians / Wikimedians of India to
>>>> come forward and help grow the chapter.
>>>>
>>>> Regards
>>>> Tinu Cherian
>>>>
>>>> On Fri, Aug 26, 2011 at 10:37 AM, Gautam John 
>>>> <gau...@prathambooks.org>wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Dear All:
>>>>>
>>>>> We have instituted a monthly call between the India Chapter and the
>>>>> Wikimedia Foundation.  Members of the Chapter EC, Hisham and Asaf Bartov
>>>>> (who heads up Global South Relationships at the Foundation) will 
>>>>> participate
>>>>> in this call.  The objective of the call is to share information and 
>>>>> improve
>>>>> collaboration between the Chapter and the Foundation on various Wikimedia
>>>>> projects of relevance to India.  We had the first one on Aug 24, 2011, and
>>>>> here's a quick update.
>>>>>
>>>>> *Chapter Update*
>>>>>
>>>>>    - 30 persons attended the workshop on Copyright and Open Licensing
>>>>>    conducted on 30th July 2011 in Bangalore, which was well received.
>>>>>    
>>>>> http://wiki.wikimedia.in/Events/Copyright_and_Open_Licensing_SeminarPlan
>>>>>    - Plan to conduct 1st WikiAcademy with the Department of Public
>>>>>    Libraries, Karnataka for their senior Library professionals on 12 Sep 
>>>>> 2011.
>>>>>    - Membership currently stands at ~80
>>>>>    - Participation from community on some projects but the response is
>>>>>    below expectations. Chapter hopes that the response will improve as 
>>>>> more
>>>>>    activities are taken up by Chapter in the near future.
>>>>>    - AGM will be conducted on September 24 2011.  Elections process
>>>>>     for EC vacancies has been initiated.
>>>>>    - Process for applying for FCRA prior permission has been actioned
>>>>>    with necessary steps being taken with local banks, consultants and the 
>>>>> WMF.
>>>>>    The bank account required for FCRA is ready. The draft of letter from 
>>>>> WMF
>>>>>    will be finalized in a week by Chapter Accountant and Advisor (another
>>>>>    prerequisite) and then FCRA application will be submitted. 3-4 months 
>>>>> are
>>>>>    required for approval by Home Ministry, Government of India.
>>>>>
>>>>> *Foundation Update*
>>>>>
>>>>>    - Education Program is doing well from a numbers perspective - with
>>>>>    more than 1000 students involved.  However, there is a great deal of 
>>>>> effort
>>>>>    required to continue to support and enable and motivate these students.
>>>>>    Additional Campus Ambassadors are being selected from the participating
>>>>>    institutions.  Hisham requested that everyone reach out and be 
>>>>> encouraging
>>>>>    to the Campus Ambassadors, students and teachers.
>>>>>    - 2 new staff members selected; Nitika has joined & Shiju will be
>>>>>    joining by October
>>>>>    - Initial conversations were being sought with leading mobile
>>>>>    companies to explore Wikipedia on mobile
>>>>>    - Independent public trust to be set up hopefully by next week,
>>>>>    followed by FCRA prior permission and other approvals required for tax
>>>>>    exemption, etc.
>>>>>
>>>>> *Collaboration on future projects*
>>>>>
>>>>> Some requests from colleges to participate in campus ambassador
>>>>> like program  were received by the chapter and Hisham. Hisham said that 
>>>>> till
>>>>> the ongoing program is stable, he will not be able to roll it to other
>>>>> cities. He suggested  that colleges can get  started by forming  student
>>>>> clubs and Foundation staff are providing necessary information and
>>>>> assistance for the same. He also requested Chapter EC to extend their
>>>>> support for the same.
>>>>>
>>>>> Chapter seeks active involvement in the elections and looks to grow its
>>>>> membership base and expand it's reach in encouraging the use
>>>>> and contributions to the Wikimedia movement in India.
>>>>>
>>>>> Thank you.
>>>>>
>>>>> Best,
>>>>>
>>>>> Gautam
>>>>>
>>>>>
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