[Foundation-l] Nominating Committee

Thomas Dalton thomas.dalton at gmail.com
Sat Jun 25 18:33:59 UTC 2011

On 25 June 2011 19:18, Milos Rancic <millosh at gmail.com> wrote:
> My general position is that Wikimedian community is diverse enough to
> fill expert seats from itself.

You are probably right, but who would make the better board member: an
average lawyer (or whatever) that's a Wikimedian or a top lawyer that

Obviously, the board needs a decent number of Wikimedians on it, but
there is no particular need for the whole board to be Wikimedians.
(Well, Wikimedians prior to their appointment - my definition of
Wikimedian includes WMF board members, whether they came from the
community or not.)

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