At 20:47 +0000 10/2/09, Thomas Dalton wrote: >2009/2/10 Andrew Turvey <ratur...@yahoo.co.uk>: >> We would like to ask people their suggestions as to the best way forward. >> Should we restrict it to current Board members, or is it reasonable to say >> that anyone who puts themself forward as a candidate would be acceptable to >> go? > >It's probably worth pointing out that at the moment less than 7 people >have expressed an interest in standing for the 7 seats on the board, >so chances are good that anyone that stands will get elected (they >would still need 50% support, of course, but I don't think anyone is >unpopular enough to fail that requirement in an uncontested election). > >That said, is anyone on this list thinking of standing that hasn't >mentioned it already? > >I think it's important that we decide who to send sooner rather than >later (tickets get more expensive as time goes on, for a start). That >means if we're going to send a current board member we need one that >can guarantee they'll be available on those dates (if memory serves, >only one current board member that is intending to stand again has >said they could make it, and that was only a "probably"). > >> Is there anyone on this list who would be interested in going? > >As I said on IRC last week, I'll volunteer. It's during my Easter >holiday, so I'll have no problem attending.
Why are there seven seats on the board? I can see why there might be seven roles, but why seven people? Gordo -- "Think Feynman"///////// http://pobox.com/~gordo/ gordon.j...@pobox.com/// _______________________________________________ Wikimedia UK mailing list wikimediau...@wikimedia.org http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_UK http://mail.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediauk-l