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

Jussi-Ville Heiskanen cimonavaro at gmail.com
Tue Dec 18 01:53:11 UTC 2007

On 12/18/07, Nathan Awrich <nawrich at gmail.com> wrote:
> In the interests of not letting this thread die:
> I'd suggest that Wikimedia look at similar (as close as possible)
> foundations in the United States, and possibly elsewhere as well, for
> ideas on how to move forward. There is no reason to reinvent the wheel
> when you have a design that works - Wikimedia adopted a fairly
> conventional structure for its board, and it should continue to rely
> on governance concepts that have been proven. Organizations like
> Mozilla, EPIC, EFF, the ACLU and others might be targets not only for
> adapting their governance style but also for attracting outside
> members of the Wikimedia Board of Trustees. Additionally, you could
> investigate recruiting Board members from academic and encyclopedic
> organizations with similar missions.

Heh, sorry for the Off-topic joke, but with the migration to San
Francisco, I can't resist...

With EPIC, you can't possibly mean the End Poverty In California
movement by Upton Sinclair, do you...?

Jussi-Ville Heiskanen, ~ [[User:Cimon Avaro]]

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