[Foundation-l] Wikimedia Norway founded

Marco Chiesa chiesa.marco at gmail.com
Mon Jun 25 10:16:03 UTC 2007

Congratulations and good luck!

Jon Harald Søby wrote:

>Hi, all!
>On Saturday, we founded Wikimedia Norway. Its name is Wikimedia Norge
>(Bokmål), with Wikimedia Noreg (Nynorsk) and Wikimedia Norga (Northern Sámi)
>as equal forms. There was some discussion and some changes to the bylaw
>proposal, but the whole process was very tidy, and we got it done in two
>hours. It was also decided that the bylaws will be revised in the first
>regular general assembly, when we have more time (we had a limited amount of
>time today, but everything went smoothly).
>The translation of the bylaws will begin as soon as they are uploaded. The
>decision was made that the Bokmål edition of the bylaws is the main one, but
>that translations shall be made - and kept in sync with Bokmål - into
>Nynorsk, Northern Sami and English.
>The elected board contains nine members, all of course from the community:
>* [[no:User:Haros]] - Hans Rosbach, president
>* [[no:User:Silje]] - Silje Bakke, Vice President
>* [[no:User:Bombadil]] - Marius Helgå
>* [[no:User:Jeblad]] - John Erling Blad
>* [[no:User:Nina]] - Nina Aldin Thune
>* [[no:User:Noorse]] - Siri Johannesen
>* [[nn:User:Ranveig]] - Ranveig Mossige Thattai
>* [[no:User:PaulVIF]] - Pål Giørtz
>* [[nn:User:Trondtr]] - Trond Trosterud
>Not all of these were attending the meeting, but all were of course willing
>to be on the board, and had been contacted beforehand. An audit committee
>was also chosen, from among the attendees. Its members are Hans-Petter Fjeld
>(Atluxity), Frode Inge Helland, Johannes Kaasa, Jon Harald Søby and Harry
>Wad (Harrywad).
>The meeting protocal will come online shortly, and the bylaws will be
>translated to English for the approval of the Chapter Committee.

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