[Foundation-l] Board officers elected; Anthere is Chair!

James Hare messedrocker at gmail.com
Fri Oct 27 21:15:42 UTC 2006

Posting... for the first time, a note on behalf of the Chair of James Hare
(or more accurately, the man sitting on said chair):

So what exactly is the point of all this bureaucracy?

On 10/27/06, Erik Moeller <erik at wikimedia.org> wrote:
> Posting separately, a personal note:
> I'm very glad that Anthere was unanimously elected to be the new Chair
> of the Wikimedia Foundation. Anyone who has seen and heard her speak
> at one of the Wikimania conferences (or at any other) knows that she
> can represent the Foundation with incredible passion, intelligence and
> charisma. This change of officer roles marks a significant step
> forward for Wikimedia as a non-profit governed primarily by members of
> its project communities. Nor was this in any way a move against Jimmy;
> in fact, it was him who had orchestrated the whole thing. ;-)
> --
> Peace & Love,
> Erik
> Member, Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees
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> position of the Wikimedia Foundation or its Board of Trustees.
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