[Foundation-l] [Announcement] update in board of trustees membership

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Mon Dec 17 08:04:07 UTC 2007

On 17/12/2007, Delirium <delirium at hackish.org> wrote:

> The Foundation does seem to be going vaguely in that direction already,
> for example with position of Executive Director, who has significant
> executive authority but is not a member of the board. Is there a reason
> that path isn't a reasonable one to continue on?

No, that's an entirely sensible path and what most nonprofits do. But
people keep forgetting that the Wikimedia Foundation is so tiny it
barely exists. There are times when we tick the box for "> 100,000"
and times when we tick the box for "< 10" - this is one of the latter.

- d.

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