[Foundation-l] Announcement: Maggie Dennis to continue with WMF

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Fri Jan 20 21:17:40 UTC 2012

I said to her when temporarily hired that the Foundation could not have
chosen anyone better for the role :)

She is superb.


On Fri, Jan 20, 2012 at 7:55 PM, Philippe Beaudette
<philippe at wikimedia.org>wrote:

> Hi all,
> I'm thrilled to announce that Maggie Dennis, our community liaison, has
> agreed to transition to a permanent role with the Wikimedia Foundation.
> You may recall that Maggie was hired on a temporary contract, with the idea
> of rotating through community liaisons.  We still intend to hire another
> community liaison - in fact, her work has proven the value of the program
> to such an extent that we'll be expanding it - but Maggie will stay on to
> provide continuity.
> Maggie has been a godsend to me... she's a fount of knowledge, and
> incredibly hard working.  Most importantly, she is able to fluently speak
> "Philippe" and translate that to "real-people talk".  As
> User:Moonriddengirl, she is the maven of copyright for English Wikipedia,
> and has well over 100,000 edits.  In short, she's a rock star.

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