Wikimedia Foundation elections/Board elections/2009/Candidates/zh-hant
- 1 亞當•科恩尼史博格(Adam Koenigsberg) (CastAStone)
- 2 博福特•安東•史坦博(Beauford Anton Stenberg) (B9 hummingbird hovering)
- 3 布拉迪•布林-德福林斯特(Brady Brim-DeForest) (Bradybd)
- 4 丹·羅森塔 (Dan Rosenthal, Swatjester)
- 5 多馬士•米圖扎斯(Domas Mituzas) (Midom)
- 6 杰拉德•梅吉森(Gerard Meijssen) (GerardM)
- 7 格列高利•科斯(Gregory Kohs) (Thekohser)
- 8 荷西•古斯塔夫•剛哥拉(José Gustavo Góngora) (Góngora)
- 9 凱文•利雷•歐凱菲(Kevin Riley O'Keeffe) (KevinOKeeffe)
- 10 路易•彼得斯(Lourie Pieterse (LouriePieterse)
- 11 胡錫-維利•海斯卡連(Jussi-Ville Heiskanen) (Cimon Avaro)
- 12 凱特•華爾斯(Kat Walsh) (mindspillage)
- 13 羅夫·帕德菲 (Ralph Potdevin,Aruspice)
- 14 史蒂夫·史密斯 (Steve Smith,Sarcasticidealist)
- 15 撒母耳•克林(Samuel Klein) (Sj)
- 16 湯瑪士•布朗(Thomas Braun) (Redlinux)
- 17 陳霆 (Wing)
亞當•科恩尼史博格(Adam Koenigsberg) (CastAStone)Edit
Listening and collaborating to reach common ground on difficult and time consuming issues,
because there’s something more important at stake than our egos.
This is what I learned in my five years of not-for-profit board experience,
and my internship in the United States Senate.
My experience managing political campaigns gifted me the ability to raise funds without selling out principles,
something needed by Wikimedia right now.
These experiences, combined with my MBA, have given me the ability to inform the difficult decisions
the board faces, utilizing my training in marketing and finance.
Wikimedia to me means bringing the world knowledge through Accuracy, Openness, and Civility. I look forward to listening to everyone over the next two years, and working to uphold these ideals.
Please select me as a trustee for 2009-2011. I will not only meet, but exceed your expectations.
博福特•安東•史坦博(Beauford Anton Stenberg) (B9 hummingbird hovering)Edit
|個人陳述||I am focussed on the mapping, capture and continuity of the human knowledge(s) in their entirety thus embodied in the Foundation and its projects and would be delighted to bring my professional administrative acumen and humble living experience into play within the Board. I identify politically within the Foundation as an inclusionist. Please contact me for clarification directly through one of these channels:|
丹·羅森塔 (Dan Rosenthal, Swatjester)Edit
我已經和辦公部門的員工碰過多次面，且感覺他們都是些了不起，有才幹和獻身於工作的員工； 我肯定地相信這並非理事會的干涉他們每日累積的努力，而是以帶領和監察整個協會作為一個整體。 我相信自己可以透過跟一些理念相近的組織發展策略夥伴關係，以協助基金會達到這個目標。 為此我亦曾經協助跟史密森尼美國藝術館發展夥伴關係。在此次合作中，他們同意將大量數碼化的館藏提供並上載於共享資源。
|個人陳述||I've worked on core site technology and operations since 2004, and joined the WMF Board of Trustees in January 2008 - thus participated evolution of both technology and organization over the long years.
I see Wikimedia Foundation as a service organization, assisting communities with the projects, and maintaining the infrastructure for creativity and collaboration - providing legal groundwork, communication environment and of course, the free content technology.
Organization itself is and should be, due to financing model, always ensuring high efficiency, and always be ready to balance between needs, wishes and capabilities.
I'd like to represent a much larger community, not only editors bearing voting rights. There is wide audience of non-contributing users, who have their needs, and for those needs we are or should be working. There are advocates of our work and our mission, and we should assist them.
This organization is just part of greater movement, which has chapters, sister organizations and all the volunteers - and it is important to steer it, to maintain the most sustainable balance, ensuring availability of free content for ages ahead - empowering each other.
|個人陳述||I have been involved in many projects, Wikipedia, Wiktionary, Commons, translatewiki.net and I learned that a lack of technology, a lack or support and a lack of organisation hamper our projects. I am a firm believer in "putting your money where your mouth is" and I have invested in technology like OmegaWiki, the LocalisationUpdate extension and the proof of concept for a multilingual search for Commons. I will seek resources to realise with priority the missing functionality needed to properly support our existing languages and projects.
As a result of my advocacy for the support for the languages other then English, I became part of the language committee, a member of the World Language Documentation Centre. As a result of my interest in quality illustrations for our projects I promote digital restorations and I am instrumental in good relations with several Dutch GLAM.
作為一位委員會成員,我將尋求對其他語言與文化需求的平衡 I strongly believe that there is this Wikimedia movement and, in my experience we need to partner with organisations that share our values. Together we will realise our aim; to share the sum of all knowledge with everyone.
|個人陳述||I have an agenda to lift the accountability, professionalism, and excellence of the Wikimedia projects' leadership and content. I am a marketing research practitioner at a Fortune 100 media and communications company employing approximately 100,000 people. I have also played instrumental roles in launching several Internet brands, including MyWikiBiz.com and Akahele.org (the output of a non-profit corporation). I serve on the Boards of two different non-profit organizations. I'm happily married (sorry, gals) and I have one highly exuberant daughter.
I firmly believe that the WMF Board of Trustees is in need of a good shake-up, as it is engineering the growth of the Wikimedia properties, staff, and budgets with alarming speed, while doing almost nothing to curb the culture of unaccountability, lack of professionalism, and sub-average content quality. The "Wiki Way" was paved with good intentions, but lately harm to individuals and embarrassing disrepute seem to be more frequently ruling the day; so, it is time to step up and start making the hard decisions needed to save the Wikimedia projects from destroying themselves.
|個人陳述||As an English linguistics student who respects plurality, I consider myself suitable for taking this task and communicating with other people internationally. I study at UNED, a distance learning university. For this reason, I can organize my time and, if elected, participate in board duties.
Furthermore, I have been involved with the Spanish Arbitration Committee (aka CRC) during one year. I am also an administrator and bureaucrat since 2007. Apart from that, I am currently a checkuser on the Catalan wikipedia project, from where I am also preparing a talk that will take place in Wikimania 2009, in Argentina, next August. I have been able to earn the community confidence in those projects. In other words, I feel highly committed with Wikimedia projects and principles.
As an experienced translator, who has attended and organized several wiki-meetings, with more than 100 articles translated, I feel myself able to translate Wikimedia policy if necessary. I have promoted Wikimedia projects worldwide in countries such as Uruguay, Spain or Andorra, in several interviews with the Media. I would like to keep on doing my job by assuming this responsibility from now onwards.
凱文•利雷•歐凱菲(Kevin Riley O'Keeffe) (KevinOKeeffe)Edit
|個人陳述||Since I have become active at Wikipedia, I have noted that while every single episode of South Park has its own article, numerous topics which are of interest and genuine intellectual concern to those of us on the far right, have been treated with apparent disdain, and have been subjected to seemingly arbitrary deletion. It often seems to me as if articles that are of interest to persons on the political right, are held to a significantly higher standard, for the purposes of achieving notability.
My candidacy is derived from my concerns pertaining to the issue of freedom of speech, or perhaps more precisely, the objectivity of the administration of the WikiMedia Foundation's various projects, with particular emphasis on what I have come to perceive as a liberal-leftist bias ("political correctness") with regard to the administration of Wikipedia. I do not claim this is a huge problem. On the contrary, I have a very high regard for Wikipedia, as well as for the Wikimedia Foundation's efforts as a whole. However, my experiences at Wikipedia, as well as what I have learned in conversations with various others who have had similar experiences, have led me to conclude that this has become an issue that requires redress, and thus is one that can perhaps be best dealt with by having a sympathetic ear on the Board of Directors of the WikiMedia Foundation.
路易•彼得斯(Lourie Pieterse (LouriePieterse)Edit
|個人陳述||当我明年完成高中学业, 我打算在南非斯泰伦布什大学攻读核物理学荣誉学位. 在群体活动中,我是一名坚定的成员, 但当需要时,我会非常自信地接过领导职位. 我意志坚定,有组织, 并且工作非常努力. 我在英文维基百科中已经做出了非常重大的贡献, 同时拥有“Rollback” 和 “Account creator”权限. 并且在焦点项目上保持合作.
我坚信我会成为一个伟大的受托人. 尽管我还年轻, 但我有能力并且很成熟. 通过争取我总能变不可能为可能. 成为董事会成员将会给我机会去实现一些有意义的改变.我的主要目标是让南非,当然也包括整个非洲,更多地参与维基媒体基金会.这将带来经济资助, 深化合作,并帮助基金会向广大的未涉足区域扩张.
进入董事会是我最大的一个梦想. 通过成为一名董事, 我可以协助基金会向未涉足领域扩张. 我并不是在谋求威望或是权力; 我非常积极地知道我会帮助基金会实现目标.所以请不要作出某些预设, 我完全有能力胜任.
胡錫-維利•海斯卡連(Jussi-Ville Heiskanen) (Cimon Avaro)Edit
凱特•華爾斯(Kat Walsh) (mindspillage)Edit
I see my role thus far as a "conscience", helping keep the board focused on Wikimedia's core values and principles: freedom, openness, neutrality, transparency, collaboration. I have a commitment to and understanding of free content and free software, the communities around them, and their ideals, goals, and practical aspects.
I think it's also important to stand back and encourage independent community action, growth, and experimentation. I see the board as working on a big-picture level, creating a framework for decentralized community effort, and thinking both on the short term and the very, very long term.
Some key projects I have been involved with include the license transition, licensing policy, patents/file formats, staff search/hiring/evaluation, subnational chapters, board restructuring, and the development of a professional office compliant with good nonprofit practices.
史蒂夫·史密斯 (Steve Smith,Sarcasticidealist)Edit
|個人陳述||Wikimedia should be a model for open, scalable organizations.
As a Board member, I would be a strong community voice, communicating regularly about the Board's work, holding open meetings and soliciting public input. I support developing expertise within the community.
I would also:
Outside Wikimedia: For 3 years I have been director of content at One Laptop per Child, working on local partnerships for free content and offline distribution.
|個人陳述||About me: 47, (family, 3 children) and working as a specialist in internal medicine, sports medicine and as a senior emergency doctor in a rural region of Bavaria. A large part of the remaining time I'm working for Wikipedia, because I know that a vision only lives from people working for it.
The fact that Wikipedia is not only an innovation but a vision, that's no secret. ... and even a vision that has been high-flying so far. In addition, wiki succeeded not only in defining, but also in implementing transnational ideals and values. Some wiki-projects do run very good, others more hesitant. So, a vision is not a self-runner, but needs consistent support and goals. What they actually need, no one knows better than the community itself; so I (in case of being choosen) will be a board member "to touch" - who will try to realize your ideas (and not just my own). I have some experience in the leadership of volunteer organizations (although not on the global stage ☺). It would be a great honor for me to be allowed to represent your interest in the Board.