I nominate Abbas

On Tue, May 29, 2012 at 9:13 AM, Alex Wafula <xelaw...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> During the Berlin Conference, we committed Wikimedia Kenya to an intent to
> join the Chapters Council (Also referred to as the Wikimedia Chapters
> Association - WCA) by signing the Berlin Agreement [1]
>
> Now a committee of 4 members with equal powers (WCA Interim Secretariat)
> selected to hold the position of interim secretary general for WCA have
> just published a draft for the WCA standing orders as explained in the
> forward below. We are to select a representative to the association's
> council.
>
> In my opinion, our representative should be someone familiar with the
> runnings of other chapters and the Wikimedia Movement in general and
> available to followup on WCA online and physical meetups and discussions so
> as to give our chapter updates of the same. Being a Board member is a plus
> *but not necessary*.
>
> Any volunteers/nominees?
>
>
> cheers,
> Alex
>
> [1].https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Berlin_Agreement
>
> Hi All,
>> The WCA Interim-Secretariat has published a draft for the WCA standing
>> orders at:
>> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Chapters_Association/Standing_Orders
>>
>> With this, we complete what we think is enough information to formally
>> join the association. At this point we ask the chapters to ratify the
>> charter outlined in Berlin and select their representatives to the
>> association's council. A definition of the representative roles is outlined
>> in the standing orders. Do note that this draft, subject to suggested
>> amendments will be voted upon in the first council meeting at Wikimania.
>>
>> We know that important information such as the financial obligations are
>> still missing. In any case, financial obligations will only be imposed by a
>> council resolution. We also understand that your chapter board may only be
>> in state to join provisionally, with regard to a later decision by other
>> organs in your chapter
>>
>> Regards,
>> Tomer Ashur on behalf of the WCA interim-secretariat
>>
>
>
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