I have views on both votes, but I'll just share one, as I no longer
feel that sharing any more of my viewpoint about the WMF board and its
elections here or on-wiki would be welcome, or make any difference
apart from helping to paint a bigger target on my back.
Having James back on the board is helpful in demonstrating the
election has value in its currently limited format, and gave a strong
and unambiguous message back to the WMF board of trustees. He provides
some of us long termers a friendly private channel with a trustworthy
fellow volunteer, who has no worrying political or commercial
On 14 July 2017 at 20:46, Joe Sutherland <jsutherland(a)wikimedia.org> wrote:
The Support and Safety team is looking for your thoughts on the recent
Wikimedia Foundation elections cycle - that is, the Board of Trustees
elections in April/May, and the Funds Dissemination Committee meeting in
What do you think went well, and what do you think could have gone better?
I'd love your thoughts, either on this email thread or on the dedicated
Feel free to email me privately if you'd like to.
Looking forward to hearing your thoughts, good or bad. :)