[Foundation-l] Future board elections
cbrown1023.ml at gmail.com
Sat Dec 29 01:21:14 UTC 2007
Well, it should probably always be an odd number so that we don't get
On Dec 28, 2007 8:38 AM, hillgentleman
<hillgentleman.wikiversity at gmail.com> wrote:
> Is there a rationale behind the number 11? Is it because 11=10+1 ?
> I ask this because, even though in principle, more people should get
> more work done, the relationship need not be linear. And it also
> costs more.
> On 22/12/2007, Florence Devouard <anthere at anthere.org> wrote:
> > The board recently agreed to expand the board up to 11 people.
> > Some of the board seats will be up for elections, including mine. I am
> > not sure yet how many seats will be available, this will be clarified in
> > the following weeks. But it seems clear there will be at least 3 seats.
> > I wanted to give you a pre-position on this matter.
> > In june 2008, I will complete 4 years on the board, including 1 year and
> > a half as chair.
> > I stopped working just 2 years ago, immediately before the birth of my
> > third child. I now wish to officially be in activity again (meaning:
> > working for a salary :-)). A month and a half ago, I registered myself
> > as looking for a job (http://www.anpe.fr/) and am every week meeting
> > professionals to work on my professional project.
> > And to be fair, I am not really sure how compatible it is to manage
> > family/WMF/job.
> > I also think I may be able to help the projects by continuing my
> > activity within Wikimedia France and indicated some time ago, my
> > interest for being a candidate at the next board election (january or
> > february 08).
> > As such, I would be happy to start the discussion as to who would be
> > interested/willing joining the board of WMF (as appointed or as
> > elected), and who would be potentially interested in the role of chair
> > in the future.
> > Meanwhile, I go on holidays :-) (good food, good wine, cheers, presents,
> > compliments and generally good will and good feelings)
> > Cheers
> > Ant
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