[Wikimedia-l] What is the status of the WCA?

Thomas Dalton thomas.dalton at gmail.com
Sat Oct 6 15:27:08 UTC 2012

Thanks for the update. Has there been any progress with incorporating (or
even deciding where to incorporate)? If not, what is your intention for the
hiring process? Will the SG be hired by one of the chapters, or something?
On Oct 6, 2012 4:20 PM, "Fae" <faenwp at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 6 October 2012 16:12, Thomas Dalton <thomas.dalton at gmail.com> wrote:
> > What is the current status of the WCA? The last update I can find is an
> > email from Ziko to this list on 24 August (a month and a half ago) saying
> > there would be a full report soon. Have I missed that report or are we
> > still waiting for it?
> Yes the report did not happen. Here is my update sent to the Chapters
> list 2 days ago to avoid any confusion about what is planned:
> >>>>
> Subject: Re: [Chapters] Calling for WCA meeting
> ...
> A more detailed email is being prepared explaining the supported
> recruitment process that we expect to establish the Secretary General
> by the end of this year. I am recommending that:
> * this is not dependent on finalizing a budget, as we can now confirm
> sufficient budget commitment to the WCA to, at a minimum, have
> sufficient to cover wind-up costs for the SG after employment
> * the process will "piggy-back" on the WCA committees already formed,
> however I would expect the recruitment process itself to be open to
> all Council Members at every stage
> * I have asked for a telecon schedule to be published on :meta next
> week, so that Council Members can ask questions of the recruitment
> manager and be updated on progress through out the recruitment
> process.
> I want first to raise this as a proposal with the Council Members, to
> check if we need a resolution and a vote or they are content to
> proceed. This will be the key purpose of the above email being
> prepared. So I am being naughty in telling you first on this list
> before we do that. :-)
> <<<<
> Cheers,
> Fae
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