Wikimedia Foundation elections/Board elections/2007/Candidates/Kingboyk/en
|Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
|Main: English Wikipedia. Others: Wikipedia in other languages, Meta, Commons, Mediawiki, Wiktionary.
|Wikimedia participant since
|Projects in which I participate
|Wikipedia En, and others. I am also an AutoWikiBrowser developer.
|Languages in which I participate
|English, very basic French
|Link to user contribution pages
|My candidate statement
|I want to see a stronger and more democratic Foundation, better guidance and assistance for volunteers, and a sharpened focus on our core goals. The Foundation needs to be stronger, in terms of its vision, its leadership of our volunteer community, its brand, and its accountability.
As a Board member, I will advocate a roadmap for our future development. I will also focus on expanding our reach outside Europe and North America, and improving collaboration and idea-sharing between wikis. We have much to learn from each other! I will respectfully promote my view that all board members should be elected.
I have been a Wikipedian for 2 years. I'm an administrator on the English Wikipedia, an AWB developer, and I have co-written several Featured Articles. I have experience at a similar level to this role, having been a member of the Student Union Council and the Finance Committee at Brunel University. I live on a small farm in England.
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