Image filter referendum/Committee/en

The referendum ended 30 August 2011. No more votes will be accepted.
The results were announced on 3 September 2011.

Image filter referendum


The Image filter referendum Committee manages the details of the referendum organization.



The Committee consists of members appointed to organize the Image filter referendum. Committee members must be editors of one or more Wikimedia projects.

The committee consists of the following members:

Name Languages Location (time zone)
Casey Brown en, es-3 Philadelphia, PA, United States (UTC-4)
"Risker" en, fr-2 Toronto, Canada (UTC-4)
"Mardetanha" fa, az, en-3, tr-2, ar-1, mzn-1, glk-1, bqi-1, tk-1, crh-1 Zanjan, Iran (UTC+4:30)
Peter Symonds en, de-1 London, United Kingdom (UTC+1)
Robert M Harris en Toronto, Canada (UTC-4)
Jane S Richardson en Durham, NC, United States (UTC-4)
Jan Eissfeldt de, en-4, es-2, nl-1 Berlin, Germany (UTC+2:00)



The Committee also has Wikimedia Foundation staff liaisons and other advisors to assist in its work.

Name Location (time zone) Notes
Philippe Beaudette San Francisco, United States (UTC-7) Head of Reader Relations
Maggie Dennis Community Liaison
Andrew Garrett Sydney, Australia (UTC+10) Technical contact
Phoebe Ayers Davis, California (UTC-7) Board member



The Committee is responsible for planning and maintaining virtually every aspect of the image filter referendum. For example, the Committee plans the type of voting and requirements for voters, drafts and organizes all of the official referendum pages on Meta, verifies that voters meet the criteria, audits votes to ensure there are no duplicate votes or other problems, et cetera.