Dear members of the international Wikimedia Community,
I would like to announce that Wikimedia Portugal’s General Assembly has
elected a Board, as well as other statutory positions.
The Board is now comprised of:
João Vasconcelos – President
André Barbosa – Vice President
Cristina Couto Soares – Secretary
The official posts are compliant with legal requirements of Wikimedia
Portugal, as a legal entity. However, according to an internal regulation
change, the activity of Wikimedia Portugal will be coordinated without a
hierarchical structure, with neither fixed positions nor formal
Members are able to form temporary working groups for specific projects and
to collaborate in areas such as: Coordination, Outreach, Communications,
Computing activities, Treasury, Fund-raising and other actions.
Main coordination of activities will be made through an online
collaborative platform, which enables communication between members, such
as organizing tasks. I’ll oversee these activities as executive
This platform should be publicly accessible for the purposes of
transparency, visibility of activities, and to encourage new members to
participate in the Chapter activities.