Arjuna, I am not very excited with this idea of a jury for picking noteworthy Wikimedians.
1. Many noteworthy Wikimedians are serving in Jury, conference activities, chapter and WMF. Omitting them from the recognition will not give a real picture to the public. 2. Having a jury to pick this seems so Un-Wikipediac. Only in extreme cases, we have a jury in Wikimedia projects. Usually, the nomination and approval is done by the community itself. 3.There are tens of noteworthy Wikimedians for each Wikipedia. An example for Tamil Wikipedia alone at http://tawp.in/r/1eyn I can't nominate just one or two as every one's contribution is valuable and unique. Not good to have a competition sort of thing and upset a lot of people. 3. What is the point of a citation / certificate in this digital age? What is the purpose achieved after the event is over? I would recommend requesting each language community and project to suggest noteworthy contributions with a mini profile and make a audio / visual out of it. These people can be interviewed and the content can be used in the conference venue and future outreach activities. This will be a powerful way to motivate and recognize a lot of people. Ravi _______________________________________________ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindiaemail@example.com To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l