The Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees met between March 23-24 for our
first in-person meeting in over two years. It was an opportunity to welcome
our new CEO and several new trustees who have recently joined the Board.
Further updates from the meeting will be shared soon, I am writing now to
report on resolutions that the Board made regarding the upcoming 2022
We resolved to adopt recommendations related to the elections process
These recommendations have been developed as a result of feedback
from the community
Call for Feedback
that happened in January and further discussions by a Board Selection Task
Force. They will be implemented on a trial basis for the 2022 election.
In service of maintaining continuity and stability in our leadership, we
resolved to make some modifications to our plans to expand the Board
You can read about the details of these resolutions on Meta. We are happy
to discuss and answer any questions on the corresponding talk pages.
Dariusz on behalf of the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees