[Foundation-l] Board-announcement: Board Restructuring

Tomasz Ganicz polimerek at gmail.com
Mon Apr 28 11:23:22 UTC 2008

2008/4/28 Dan Rosenthal <swatjester at gmail.com>:
> I share your concerns. For instance WMF AU and WMF UK are going to be
>  more likely to want to pick someone from the en.wp community, but are
>  not likely to be familiar with potential candidates from say, ru.wp. A
>  theoretical WMF Japan, however, would likely be wanting to pick
>  someone from the jp.wp and have absolutely no familiarity with anyone
>  from the en.wp, de.wp or other communities.
>  The end result is either that the chapters pick from their own, or
>  they take outside direction as to who to pick (which then defeats the
>  purpose of it being a community seat).

I am wondering if it would be possible to make a voting similar to the
"normal" community seats' election but the voters would be formal
members of chapters only. Candidates would be nominated by Boards of
chapters.  The problem is what to do with non-member chapters (are
there any?)

Tomek "Polimerek" Ganicz

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