[Foundation-l] Board resolutions (chapters)

Ting Chen wing.philopp at gmx.de
Tue Jan 20 13:29:59 UTC 2009

Gerard Meijssen wrote:
> Hoi,
> If the Wikimedia Foundations needs chapters that can act and will act, you
> do not want chapters that act only like societies. If you truly want active
> and responsible organisations you have to be clear about this need and
> assess the performance of chapters accordingly. I completely agree that each
> organisation is independent in what it does however the status of chapter
> should relate to its function. When a society does not perform as a chapter,
> you can still have good relations with them but should they have a claim to
> the title of chapter ???
> Thanks,
>       GerardM
Yes Gerard you are completely right. I was just going to answer your 
other mail. This is the reason why we check the bylaws, to see that they 
are in accordance with the goal and vision of the fundation.


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