A meetup is being coordinated by myself and Ann, the secretary.
On Mon, Aug 27, 2012 at 10:21 AM, Branton Obwari <bruceobw...@gmail.com>wrote:
> Oscar ,
> Thanks for addressing this matter that is threatening the future of
> WMKE , by your own admission things are not looking good, i even din't
> know Grace has left the group ,For our info Grace & Abbas were just
> NOT ordinary members but founder members who contributed immensely to
> its project & were in charge of various ongoing projects within WMKE
> ,we don't want to see an exodus of members ,do we ?
> Its wrong for anyone to try imagine that this matter can be
> swept under the floor ,When you guys assumed office we thought there
> will be a deliberate effort to speed up incorporation of WMKE ,
> Questions ,Whats holding us/you from creating a joint account for
> WMKE as most of us are in support of the same ? ,What is the status of
> the incorporation ,We rooting for incorporation because other than
> defining roles ,We all know there are projects that involved WMKE
> relating with government & non governmental organizations which cannot
> be possible if we are not a legal group.
> I don't know the procedures of calling for a meeting ,but i once
> again want to appeal to our chair to come up with a date ,soon is a
> proper word ,to address this issues ,we still believe in the board
> members ,but you should not continue behaving like its business as
> usual while people are opting out ,
> A volunteer WMKE.
> On 8/27/12, Limoke Oscar <oslim...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Bruce,
> > Thank you for your kind request. Indeed it is unfortunate that Abbas had
> > leave the Chapter and this is just sign of the kind of murky waters you
> > refer too. The Audit Committee does not exist yet after 2 of its
> > Abbas and Grace (told) quit the Chapter. So we have to again call for
> > volunteers.
> > It is rather unfortunate that we as WMKE members dont like to be
> > we prefer having issues sugar coated and personally I dont do that.The
> > reason why we got ourselves in this state in the first place is the
> > of the Board( of which I am part of) and all WMKE members to do joint
> > accountability and raise questions and demand answers. That said, I
> > have deliberately avoided chiming in on this thread for the said reasons
> > and I do hope that the persons and issues that have led us to this state
> > have/or get resolved.
> > David,
> > As the Board Chair, can you convene a meeting to the same?
> > On Sat, Aug 25, 2012 at 10:28 AM, Branton Obwari
> > <bruceobw...@gmail.com>wrote:
> >> Thanks Asaf , for bringing this up ,
> >> Was not privileged to attend the Saturday meeting but persuaded to
> >> believe it dint achieve much .There has been considerable noise on the
> >> matter of accountability of WMKE funds ,which is very healthy and can
> >> not be wished away .
> >> Permit me to use this forum to address the Board members whom
> >> members entrusted responsibility , there is work cut out for you ,We
> >> need you to steer us through this murky waters.
> >> your priority should be;
> >> 1.Set up a dedicated joint account for WMKE funds ASAP
> >> 2.Finalize the incorporation thing ,its unfortunate that Abbas who
> >> was taking care of this & has since left ,who i must applaud for his
> >> immense contribution .
> >> And finally someone please update me on the status of the audit
> >> committee ,is in place ?
> >> if this is not done pretty soon we shall be asking ourselves ,...When
> >> did the rain start hitting us ?
> >> my concerns ,with love!
> >> bruce.
> >> On 8/25/12, Asaf Bartov <abar...@wikimedia.org> wrote:
> >> > Dear WMKE colleagues,
> >> >
> >> > On Fri, Aug 10, 2012 at 11:22 AM, Asaf Bartov <abar...@wikimedia.org>
> >> > wrote:
> >> >
> >> >> Indeed, David's suggestion is good.
> >> >>
> >> >> Also, just to address Isaac's comment: _certainly_ Steve and all
> >> >> office holders are primarily answerable to the board, and to the
> >> members.
> >> >> WMF is a side entity here, and the only reason I have requested and
> >> >> received the tracking sheet is that I was told the Saturday meeting
> >> >> "exploded" without actually finishing the review.
> >> >>
> >> >> I do hope WMKE can resolve this on its own, and am confident it can.
> >> >>
> >> >
> >> > It's been two weeks, and I have not heard anything further. Has this
> >> been
> >> > resolved yet? Is there progress with setting up a dedicated joint
> >> account,
> >> > for the interim until WMKE is fully incorporated?
> >> >
> >> > Thanks,
> >> >
> >> > Asaf
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