Thanks for stepping up Abbas. I'll document this on our site and pass our
decision to WCA's interim secretariat

cheers,
Alex

On Wed, May 30, 2012 at 4:17 PM, Stephen Wanjau <stevewan...@wikimedia.or.ke
> wrote:

> Hey Fellas,
>
> We going more international now na sisi sio ma-local now that we got a
> representative to the WCA.
>
> //Stephen
>
>
> On Wed, May 30, 2012 at 3:46 PM, Abbas Mahmood <abbas...@hotmail.com>wrote:
>
>>  Hi all,
>>
>> Thank you for the support. I would have preferred someone else to take
>> this role due to other personal responsibilities, but since there weren't
>> any other volunteers/nominees, I'll have to take it.
>>
>> Regards,
>> Abbas.
>>
>>
>> ------------------------------
>> Date: Wed, 30 May 2012 13:52:14 +0300
>> From: raidar...@gmail.com
>> To: wikimediake@lists.wikimedia.org
>>
>> Subject: Re: [Wikimedia Kenya] Wikimedia Chapters Association
>>
>> Guys,
>> Abbas for sure fits that call.
>> David.
>> On May 30, 2012 1:33 PM, "Alex Wafula" <xelaw...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Thanks for the feedback guys, we'll be waiting to hear from Abbas then.
>>
>> Alex
>>
>> On 5/30/12, Oliver Stegen <i...@oliverstegen.net> wrote:
>> > Abbas would have my vote too.
>> > BT
>> >
>> >> -----Original Message-----
>> >> From: Branton Obwari [mailto:bruceobw...@gmail.com]
>> >> Sent: 30 May 2012 10:01
>> >> To: The discussion list for the Wikimedia Kenya chapter.
>> >> Subject: Re: [Wikimedia Kenya] Wikimedia Chapters Association
>> >>
>> >> Abbas fits the bill.
>> >>
>> >> On 5/29/12, Grace Kariuki <gkariuk...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >> > i second ann and oscar
>> >> >
>> >> > On Tue, May 29, 2012 at 6:19 PM, Limoke Oscar <oslim...@gmail.com>
>> >> wrote:
>> >> >
>> >> >> I second Ann: Abbas
>> >> >>
>> >> >>
>> >> >> On Tue, May 29, 2012 at 6:17 PM, Ann Njeri <njeria...@gmail.com>
>> >> >> wrote:
>> >> >>
>> >> >>> 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_Or
>> >> ders
>> >> >>>>>
>> >> >>>>> 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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>> >> >>
>> >> >> Limoke Oscar,
>> >> >> "*point me to the destiny,and I will curve my own path to it *"
>> >> >>
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