Hello all,

The minutes of the WMF Board Meeting on April 18-19, 2013 have been approved and published: http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Minutes/2013-04-18

The meeting's agenda included:

* Reports from the Audit Committee and Board Governance Committee
* Approving the resolution on Potential Conflicts of Interest (available here: http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Resolution:Guidelines_on_potential_conflicts_of_interest)
* Appointing Bishakha Datta to the Board Governance Committee
* An update on the Annual Plan
* Guidance for the Funds Dissemination Committee ("FDC")
* The Wikimedia Foundation's participation in the FDC
* Discussing a Strategy Committee proposal
* Discussing guiding principles (available at: http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Sue_Gardner/Wikimedia_Foundation_Guiding_Principles)
* Discussing editor retention
* Discussing an update to the bylaws
* Approving a revised Board Governance Committee charter (available here: http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Resolution:Approving_the_revised_Board_Governance_Committee_Charter)
* Discussing the trustee candidate search
* Discussing the Executive Director transition

Additionally, minutes from the Board Governance Committee's Meeting on April 17, 2013 are available here: http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/WMF_Board_Governance_Committee/Minutes_04-17-2013

Stephen LaPorte
Legal Counsel
Wikimedia Foundation

For legal reasons, I may only serve as an attorney for the Wikimedia Foundation. This means I may not give legal advice to or serve as a lawyer for community members, volunteers, or staff members in their personal capacity.