The Movement Strategy and Governance team is looking for community members
to serve as election volunteers in the upcoming Board of Trustees election.
The idea of the Election Volunteer Program came up during the 2021
Wikimedia Board of Trustees Election. This program turned out to be
successful. With the help of Election Volunteers we were able to increase
outreach and participation in the election by 1,753 voters over 2017.
Overall turnout was 10.13%, 1.1 percentage points more, and 214 wikis were
represented in the election.
But a total of 74 wikis that did not participate in 2017 produced voters in
the 2021 election. Can you help change the participation?
Election volunteers will help in the following areas:
- Translate short messages and announce the ongoing election process in
- Optional: Monitor community channels for community comments and
- Maintain the friendly space policy during conversations and events
- Present the guidelines and voting information to the community in a
Do you want to be an election volunteer and ensure your community is
represented in the vote? Sign up here
to receive updates. You can use the talk page
for questions about translation.
Ramzy Muliawan (he/him)
Movement Strategy and Governance Facilitator, Wikimedia Foundation