[Foundation-l] [Announcement] Welcome to our two new board members
innocentkiller at gmail.com
Wed Feb 13 18:44:19 UTC 2008
Both excellent choices in my book.
On Feb 13, 2008 1:35 PM, Waerth <waerth at asianet.co.th> wrote:
> Welcome and good luck to both of you!
> > Hello,
> > The members of the board of trustees of Wikimedia Foundation have
> > recently agreed to add two new board members, both being members of our
> > community, for a term which will expire at next board elections
> > (june-july 2008).
> > The first is Michael Snow, long time editor of Wikipedia, and twice
> > candidate to the board. Rather than presenting him, I recommand that you
> > go read into detail his candidate statements, back in 2004
> > (http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Board_elections/2004/Candidates#Michael_Snow_.28Confirmed.29),
> > or in 2007
> > (http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Board_elections/2007/Candidates/en#User:Michael_Snow).
> > Michael is a american lawyer, has been the founder of the SignPost and
> > is currently the Chair of the Commmunication Committee. He is noticeable
> > (somehow) for being very calm and wise.
> > The second is Domas Mituzas, long time developer in our tech team. He is
> > from Lithuania and works for MySQl. He has been a member of the core
> > tech team for... ever, and is the Foundation hardware volunteer officer.
> > User page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Midom
> > Recent email on foundation list:
> > http://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/wikitech-l/2008-January/035729.html
> > He is noticeable for being a very friendly, cheerful, and tall individual.
> > I am delighted to welcome them both on board, and I hope the community
> > will generally agree it is a good choice. Their terms will unfortunately
> > be rather short, but I have no doubt they will bring good insight
> > nevertheless.
> > Thanks
> > Florence Devouard
> > Chair Wikimedia Foundation
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