[Wikimedia-l] WMIL general assembly and board elections

Nicole Ebber nicole.ebber at wikimedia.de
Mon Mar 4 16:06:41 UTC 2013

Congratulations to the election of your new board and a big, big thank
you to the previous board members for their outstanding work. :)

Best wishes from Berlin,

On 4 March 2013 16:28, Itzik Edri <itzik at infra.co.il> wrote:
> Hello,
> Yesterday Wikimedia Israel held its annual general assembly. After hearing
> a description of the financial report and the audit report the assembly
> approved the financial statement of the chapter to be submitted to the
> public authorities.
> The General Assembly elected the following members to its board:
> 1. Itzik Edri (Chairman, Spokesman) (reelected to board, new chairman)
> 2. Shani Evenstine (reelected)
> 3. Lior Golgher
> 4. Yael Meron (Secretary)
> 5. Yan Nasonov
> The general assembly also selected two new audit committee members:
> 1. Oved Cohen (reelected)
> 2. Ido Ivri
> ***
> Yan is an active Wikipedia editor since 2004. He was involve in Wikimania
> 2011 and WLM-IL (and even developed the voting system who been uses by most
> of the chapters in less than a week!). He also active in OpenStreetMap
> project and works as a system administrator & a developer in an internet
> company. He loves to listen to political interviews in his free time.
> Lior, Medical Physicist at the Oncology Institute of Rambam Medical Center,
> editor on Wikipedia since 2006. A 2007 dispute in a Wikipedia talk page
> eventually turned him into a research assistant on the oral heritage of the
> Beta Israel community. And a raven once puked on him midflight on the Alps.
> Yael joined to Wikipedia only two years ago, but since then she is active
> in many of ours projects –GLAM, tutorials and WLM. She holds a Bachelor's
> degree in physics from the Israeli Technion and from some reason she really
> hates cilantro. (I really like to cook with cilantro seeds!)
> ****
> In a board meeting held after the general assembly, the board had reelect
> Sara as treasurer, and select Yael as secretary.
> The board also approved the hiring of the new Executive Director (after 4
> months process and more than 500 applications). A separate announcement
> will be sent in the coming days, when the process will be formally end.
> Good luck!
> Regards,
> Itzik Edri
> Chairman
> Wikimedia Israel
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Nicole Ebber
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