On Oct 1, 2011, at 3:35 PM, Arjuna Rao Chavala wrote:
As you might have known, Gautam K John, stepped down from the Chapter EC and
Secretary's position recently. On behalf of Wikimedia India EC, I would like to thank
Gautam for all his contributions in bootstrapping the Chapter for nearly three years. He
has been great source of strength and wisdom to the EC specially over the last nine
months, as Chapter raced to grow membership, conduct AGM and EC elections in a systematic
As he is deeply committed to free culture projects including Wikimedia, the members and
the community can always count on him for any support and advice.
We wish him all the best in his future endeavors.
I wanted to add my own personal note to thank Gautam for all he has done and for being
Gautam - a wonderfully genuine, principled, friendly, action-oriented and smart-working