WikiDonne/ASBS 2019 Endorsement Decision

WikiDonne User Group

Decision

BackgroundEdit

On 2019, for the first time, the User Groups are involved - together with the Chapters and the Thematical Organizations - on the Board of Trustees of the Wikimedia Foundation (WMF) elections process, where two members will be elected.

1st CandidateEdit

Name:

Nataliia Tymkiv

Wikimedia username:

Antanana

DecisionEdit

During the official discussion (via email) of 29 April 2019, the Members of WikiDonne User Group, unanimously decided:

To endorse the candidacy of Nataliia Tymkiv at the election of the Board of Trustees of the Wikimedia Foundation (WMF), for the reasons below:

  1. Nataliia is a very active member of the community, not only at the "institutional" level, but also concretely on projects.
  2. She is seriously engaged in stuff we care: diversity, community health, harassment.
  3. Nat gained expertise during the last three years as member of the Board of Trustees and as AffCom liaison. Especially on a topic our affiliates need to learn more: governance.
  4. WikiDonne interacted with her during many on person and on line events (Wikimedia Conferences, Wiki Women Camp, Wikimedia Diversity Conference, CEE Meeting Conferences in Warshaw and Lviv, CEE Spring).
  5. You will never hear Nat saying I, but always we.

For all these reasons WikiDonne   Nataliia.

The decision is unanimous and final. The decision is confirmed by the signatures of WikiDonne User Group members , below.

Signature of WikiDonne UG MembersEdit

  • Members signed below confirm the decision above.
  1. --Camelia (talk) 21:18, 29 April 2019 (UTC)
  2. --Beatrice (talk) 21:38, 29 April 2019 (UTC)
  3. --Geoide (talk) 22:13, 29 April 2019 (UTC)
  4. --Susanna Giaccai (talk) 07:09, 30 April 2019 (UTC)

2nd CandidateEdit

Name:

Shani Evenstein

Wikimedia username:

Esh77

DecisionEdit

During the official discussion (via email) of 30 April 2019, the Members of WikiDonne User Group, unanimously decided:

To endorse the candidacy of Shani Evenstein at the election of the Board of Trustees of the Wikimedia Foundation (WMF), for the reasons below:

  1. Shani a very active member of the community, part of numerous projects in education, health etc.
  2. She is interested in a sane growth of the community
  3. During our interactions (on line and on person) she dimostrated a good understanding of the movement activities/processes
  4. Last but not least, a deep love for our movement and an attitude to the transparency and an intellectual honesty that we always appreciate as a must have.

The decision is unanimous and final. The decision is confirmed by the signatures of WikiDonne User Group members, below.

Signature of WikiDonne UG MembersEdit

  • Members signed below confirm the decision above.
  1. --Camelia (talk) 12:22, 30 April 2019 (UTC)
  2. --Geoide (talk) 12:43, 30 April 2019 (UTC)
  3. --Susanna Giaccai (talk) 12:44, 30 April 2019 (UTC)
  4. --Beatrice (talk) 14:10, 30 April 2019 (UTC)