[Wikimedia-l] Info: Markus Glaser is elected Chair of the Wikimedia Chapters Association Council

Lodewijk lodewijk at effeietsanders.org
Tue Mar 19 10:51:33 UTC 2013

Thanks Fae indeed for the hard work. It is a pity that things went as they
went - and that you had to work under tough circumstances. Of course it is
the council as a whole that bears responsibility, but when things go wrong,
you get the heat of it...


2013/3/19 Delphine Ménard <notafishz at gmail.com>

> Hi Fae,
> Wikimedia Deutschland is thankful for Markus' election, and we will
> support him as best as we can in his future endeavours.
> But this email is more to you Fae. I wanted to thank you for the work
> done on the WCA so far. I know it hasn't been easy on you.
> Nevertheless you kept going forward, pushing and prodding and making
> sure things would happen, with sometimes great critic, other times
> hopefully great support. For this I am thankful. Sometimes politics is
> ungrateful to the hard working, and I am sorry it came to this, but I
> applaud how you managed all possible situations, and especially how
> you made sure that the WCA and the spirit of chapters working together
> live on. I strongly believe that Wikimedia's diversity is one of its
> biggest strengths, and I am convinced that working towards
> sustainability of chapters definitely is one way to make sure this
> diversity lives on.
> I look forward to working with you on all the tasks still to
> accomplish, within or outside the WCA.
> Best,
> Delphine
> ----
> Delphine Ménard
> Vice-president
> Wikimedia Deutschland
> On Mon, Mar 18, 2013 at 1:08 AM, Fae <faewik at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Congratulations to Markus on becoming the Chair of the WCAC.
> >
> > The election results is available at
> > <
> http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Chapters_Association/Elections/2013_Chair#Votes
> >,
> > with an associated detailed Q&A from the candidates on the associated
> > talk page.
> >
> > Thank you to all candidates for coming forward and taking part in the
> > public debate so well.
> >
> > I look forward to supporting Markus in his role as our Chair, and the
> > discussions with everyone at the Milan conference next month.
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Fae
> > --
> > Ashley Van Haeften (Fae) faewik at gmail.com
> > Chapters Association Council <s>Chair</s>
> http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/WCA
> Heh. ;)
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