[Foundation-l] Welcome Sue !
marialadouce at gmail.com
Thu Jun 28 12:01:24 UTC 2007
To add to the worldwide greetings for Sue, I say hello and welcome from my
little corner of the Amazon. :-)
On 6/28/07, Yann Forget <yann at forget-me.net> wrote:
> Welcome on board Sue!
> Florence Devouard a écrit :
> > Dear Wikimedians,
> > Please join me in welcoming Sue Gardner to the Wikimedia Foundation. Sue
> > joins us today as a consultant and special advisor to the Wikimedia
> > Board of Trustees.
> > Sue's arrival is an important step for Wikimedia as we continue to
> > evolve as an organization. We want to ensure sustainability and
> > reliability, as well as set the stage for future growth: Sue's role is
> > to help us do that. She is well-suited to the job: she's
> > consensus-oriented (which as we know is important in an organization
> > like ours), and she has experience leading change and managing
> > transitions like the one we're facing. She is sympathetic to our goals
> > and values, and also has some experience with collaborative projects.
> > Sue will be responsible for assessing and improving all aspects of the
> > Foundation's operations. This means she'll be taking a look at how we do
> > things today –everything from staffing to fundraising to financial
> > controls– and recommending improvements.
> > Sue comes to us from CBC.CA, the website of Canada's national public
> > broadcaster, and that country's largest and most popular news site.
> > Under her leadership as Senior Director there, CBC.CA more than doubled
> > its audience size, and won dozens of international awards. Prior to
> > running CBC.CA, she was a journalist for 10 years, writing for magazines
> > and newspapers, and making documentaries and talk programming for media
> > companies such as the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, the British
> > Broadcasting Corporation and National Public Radio.
> > Please join me in welcoming her.
> > Florence Devouard
> > Chair Wikimedia Foundation
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