[Wikimedia-l] Sandra Rientjes director of Wikimedia Nederland

Sarah Stierch sarah.stierch at gmail.com
Tue Apr 24 16:01:15 UTC 2012

Great news! Welcome Sandra!

And +1 to more women's leadership!


Sent via iPhone - I apologize in advance for my shortness or errors! :)

On Apr 24, 2012, at 11:55 AM, Ziko van Dijk <vandijk at wmnederland.nl> wrote:

> Dear friends of free knowledge,
> As of May 1, Wikimedia Nederland is going to have a director: Sandra
> Rientjes. After a lengthy selection process the Board was able to
> choose between two candidates, preselected by the professionalization
> committee.
> The Board felt that Sandra Rientjes presented an excellent mix of
> friendliness, determination and skills. Originally she trained as a
> sociologist and she has working experience in the non-profit sector,
> including the national NGO Nature and Environment. In her spare time,
> she is a volunteer neighborhood mediator. Although she has no
> experience working on Wikipedia, we feel she will fit in especially
> well with our organization.
> The employment contract was signed on April 21. Initially, Sandra
> Rientjes will be shown the ropes by Marjon Bakker and others. Frans
> Grijzenhout and I will be her contacts in the Board. Please welcome
> her in our big Wikimedia family.
> Ziko van Dijk
> president WMNL
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