On 3 Mar 2016, at 11:36 PM, Chris Keating <chriskeatingwiki(a)gmail.com> wrote:
Sent from my
On 3 Mar 2016, at 11:22 PM, Chris Keating <chriskeatingwiki(a)gmail.com>
Out of interest, Chris, have you ever served on a nonprofit board?
If you ever do, I think you will end up with a very different perspective
on the commitment of time and emotional energy WMF board members make, and
what it's reasonable to expect of them.
Not really. My mother was involved in a non-profit. She also looked after two children,
worked full time and did a lot of housework (I fell kind of bad I didn't help enough,
but I was young and my dad worked sone odd hours).
She managed to get the meeting minutes distributed in about a week. She treated it very
seriously and yes, sometimes they were late by a week.
Interestingly, I checked out GLAM's minutes. They are published very quickly and are
quite detailed. The Discovery Team's minutes are very detailed and were published very
The WMF's minutes were published on the Wiki on the 14th January, but it was held on
the 7-8 November. And they don't mention the board action to remove James, so they
don't appear to be complete. And some points don't appear to be particularly
Do you serve on any non-profit boards Chris?