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Tim Moritz Hector-2
Dear fellow Wikimedians,

Over the weekend, Wikimedia Deutschland held its General Assembly and
elections for the supervisory board as well as for the auditors.

The newly elected board consists of seven members:

* Tim Moritz Hector (Chair, re-elected)
* Sebastian Moleski (Treasurer, re-elected)
* Sabria David (re-elected)
* Kurt Jansson (re-elected)
* Lukas Mezger (re-elected)
* Harald Krichel (re-elected)
* Johanna Niesyto

The board has met for its first meeting on Sunday and elected Sabria David
and Kurt Jansson as Deputy Chair.

Johanna is new to the board, so please join me in welcoming her to the
board of WMDE. I would also like to thank our former board members Nikolas
Becker, Jürgen Friedrich and Catrin Schoneville wholeheartedly for the
great work and their commitment to Wikimedia Deutschland in the past years.

Lena Stammler and Daniel Baur (re-elected) are our two recently-elected
auditors, and I am extending my congratulations to them.

At the GA, the board furthermore presented the final report on the
WMDE-Governance-Review and how we handled the recommendations of the
report. Moreover, the members approved the annual plan for 2017.

The board will meet in January to discuss the goals for our term in the
next two years and I am very much looking forward to working together with
this team.

Best regards,
Tim Moritz Hector


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Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMDE update after the General Assembly

Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Congratulations to the re-elected and warm welcome to Johanna.

Tim, correct me if I'm wrong, but it seems like WEDE reduced the size of
the advisory board. Can you explain why?



*Regards,Itzik Edri*
Chairperson, Wikimedia Israel
+972-54-5878078 | http://www.wikimedia.org.il
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sum of all knowledge. That's our commitment!


On Mon, Nov 28, 2016 at 8:00 PM, Tim Moritz Hector <
[hidden email]> wrote:

> Dear fellow Wikimedians,
>
> Over the weekend, Wikimedia Deutschland held its General Assembly and
> elections for the supervisory board as well as for the auditors.
>
> The newly elected board consists of seven members:
>
> * Tim Moritz Hector (Chair, re-elected)
> * Sebastian Moleski (Treasurer, re-elected)
> * Sabria David (re-elected)
> * Kurt Jansson (re-elected)
> * Lukas Mezger (re-elected)
> * Harald Krichel (re-elected)
> * Johanna Niesyto
>
> The board has met for its first meeting on Sunday and elected Sabria David
> and Kurt Jansson as Deputy Chair.
>
> Johanna is new to the board, so please join me in welcoming her to the
> board of WMDE. I would also like to thank our former board members Nikolas
> Becker, Jürgen Friedrich and Catrin Schoneville wholeheartedly for the
> great work and their commitment to Wikimedia Deutschland in the past years.
>
> Lena Stammler and Daniel Baur (re-elected) are our two recently-elected
> auditors, and I am extending my congratulations to them.
>
> At the GA, the board furthermore presented the final report on the
> WMDE-Governance-Review and how we handled the recommendations of the
> report. Moreover, the members approved the annual plan for 2017.
>
> The board will meet in January to discuss the goals for our term in the
> next two years and I am very much looking forward to working together with
> this team.
>
> Best regards,
> Tim Moritz Hector
>
>
> --
> Tim Moritz Hector
> Chair of the Board
> Wikimedia Deutschland e. V.
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMDE update after the General Assembly

Katy Love
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Congratulations to the Board!

Cheers,
Katy

On Mon, Nov 28, 2016 at 10:00 AM, Tim Moritz Hector <
[hidden email]> wrote:

> Dear fellow Wikimedians,
>
> Over the weekend, Wikimedia Deutschland held its General Assembly and
> elections for the supervisory board as well as for the auditors.
>
> The newly elected board consists of seven members:
>
> * Tim Moritz Hector (Chair, re-elected)
> * Sebastian Moleski (Treasurer, re-elected)
> * Sabria David (re-elected)
> * Kurt Jansson (re-elected)
> * Lukas Mezger (re-elected)
> * Harald Krichel (re-elected)
> * Johanna Niesyto
>
> The board has met for its first meeting on Sunday and elected Sabria David
> and Kurt Jansson as Deputy Chair.
>
> Johanna is new to the board, so please join me in welcoming her to the
> board of WMDE. I would also like to thank our former board members Nikolas
> Becker, Jürgen Friedrich and Catrin Schoneville wholeheartedly for the
> great work and their commitment to Wikimedia Deutschland in the past years.
>
> Lena Stammler and Daniel Baur (re-elected) are our two recently-elected
> auditors, and I am extending my congratulations to them.
>
> At the GA, the board furthermore presented the final report on the
> WMDE-Governance-Review and how we handled the recommendations of the
> report. Moreover, the members approved the annual plan for 2017.
>
> The board will meet in January to discuss the goals for our term in the
> next two years and I am very much looking forward to working together with
> this team.
>
> Best regards,
> Tim Moritz Hector
>
>
> --
> Tim Moritz Hector
> Chair of the Board
> Wikimedia Deutschland e. V.
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMDE update after the General Assembly

Nurunnaby Hasive-2
Congratulations new Board!

-Hasive
WMBD

On Thu, Dec 1, 2016 at 10:44 AM, Katy Love <[hidden email]> wrote:

> Congratulations to the Board!
>
> Cheers,
> Katy
>
> On Mon, Nov 28, 2016 at 10:00 AM, Tim Moritz Hector <
> [hidden email]> wrote:
>
> > Dear fellow Wikimedians,
> >
> > Over the weekend, Wikimedia Deutschland held its General Assembly and
> > elections for the supervisory board as well as for the auditors.
> >
> > The newly elected board consists of seven members:
> >
> > * Tim Moritz Hector (Chair, re-elected)
> > * Sebastian Moleski (Treasurer, re-elected)
> > * Sabria David (re-elected)
> > * Kurt Jansson (re-elected)
> > * Lukas Mezger (re-elected)
> > * Harald Krichel (re-elected)
> > * Johanna Niesyto
> >
> > The board has met for its first meeting on Sunday and elected Sabria
> David
> > and Kurt Jansson as Deputy Chair.
> >
> > Johanna is new to the board, so please join me in welcoming her to the
> > board of WMDE. I would also like to thank our former board members
> Nikolas
> > Becker, Jürgen Friedrich and Catrin Schoneville wholeheartedly for the
> > great work and their commitment to Wikimedia Deutschland in the past
> years.
> >
> > Lena Stammler and Daniel Baur (re-elected) are our two recently-elected
> > auditors, and I am extending my congratulations to them.
> >
> > At the GA, the board furthermore presented the final report on the
> > WMDE-Governance-Review and how we handled the recommendations of the
> > report. Moreover, the members approved the annual plan for 2017.
> >
> > The board will meet in January to discuss the goals for our term in the
> > next two years and I am very much looking forward to working together
> with
> > this team.
> >
> > Best regards,
> > Tim Moritz Hector
> >
> >
> > --
> > Tim Moritz Hector
> > Chair of the Board
> > Wikimedia Deutschland e. V.
> > _______________________________________________
> > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/
> > wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMDE update after the General Assembly

Sebastian Moleski-2
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Hi Itzik,

I'm not Tim but I can maybe give some insight here. In 2014, Wikimedia
Deutschland conducted a governance review in order to reconsider its
structure in light of the increasing complexity of the organization. One of
the outcomes was a recommendation to have appointed seats on the board in
order to ensure expert knowledge within the board's overall composition.

The board and the members followed that recommendation and replaced three
formerly elected board seats with two appointed seats. That change took
effect last weekend with the election of the new board. One of its tasks
will be to determine which additional expertise is needed and find suitable
candidates to augment the seven elected board members. I expect that
process to start rather soon.

The reduction from 10 to 9 members overall was based both on the reflection
that the last board of 9 worked very well (the 10th board member resigned
one day after the election), that group coordination grows exponentially,
that common wisdom recommends a cut at 8 or 9 before needing to divide in
order to be effective, and a wish to have an odd number of board members to
ensure majorities.

I hope that helps. Let me know if you have further questions about this
change.

Best,

Sebastian Moleski
Schatzmeister / Treasurer
-------------------------------------
Wikimedia Deutschland e.V.
Tempelhofer Ufer 23-24
10963 Berlin

Telefon 030 - 219 158 26-0
www.wikimedia.de

Stellen Sie sich eine Welt vor, in der jeder Mensch an der Menge allen
Wissens frei teilhaben kann. Helfen Sie uns dabei!
http://spenden.wikimedia.de/

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Körperschaften I Berlin, Steuernummer 27/029/42207.

On Wed, Nov 30, 2016 at 7:39 PM, Itzik - Wikimedia Israel <
[hidden email]> wrote:

> Congratulations to the re-elected and warm welcome to Johanna.
>
> Tim, correct me if I'm wrong, but it seems like WEDE reduced the size of
> the advisory board. Can you explain why?
>
>
>
> *Regards,Itzik Edri*
> Chairperson, Wikimedia Israel
> +972-54-5878078 | http://www.wikimedia.org.il
> Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the
> sum of all knowledge. That's our commitment!
>
>
> On Mon, Nov 28, 2016 at 8:00 PM, Tim Moritz Hector <
> [hidden email]> wrote:
>
> > Dear fellow Wikimedians,
> >
> > Over the weekend, Wikimedia Deutschland held its General Assembly and
> > elections for the supervisory board as well as for the auditors.
> >
> > The newly elected board consists of seven members:
> >
> > * Tim Moritz Hector (Chair, re-elected)
> > * Sebastian Moleski (Treasurer, re-elected)
> > * Sabria David (re-elected)
> > * Kurt Jansson (re-elected)
> > * Lukas Mezger (re-elected)
> > * Harald Krichel (re-elected)
> > * Johanna Niesyto
> >
> > The board has met for its first meeting on Sunday and elected Sabria
> David
> > and Kurt Jansson as Deputy Chair.
> >
> > Johanna is new to the board, so please join me in welcoming her to the
> > board of WMDE. I would also like to thank our former board members
> Nikolas
> > Becker, Jürgen Friedrich and Catrin Schoneville wholeheartedly for the
> > great work and their commitment to Wikimedia Deutschland in the past
> years.
> >
> > Lena Stammler and Daniel Baur (re-elected) are our two recently-elected
> > auditors, and I am extending my congratulations to them.
> >
> > At the GA, the board furthermore presented the final report on the
> > WMDE-Governance-Review and how we handled the recommendations of the
> > report. Moreover, the members approved the annual plan for 2017.
> >
> > The board will meet in January to discuss the goals for our term in the
> > next two years and I am very much looking forward to working together
> with
> > this team.
> >
> > Best regards,
> > Tim Moritz Hector
> >
> >
> > --
> > Tim Moritz Hector
> > Chair of the Board
> > Wikimedia Deutschland e. V.
> > _______________________________________________
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMDE update after the General Assembly

Tim Moritz Hector-2
Thank you, Sebastian!

2016-12-01 9:33 GMT+01:00 Sebastian Moleski <[hidden email]>
:

> Hi Itzik,
>
> I'm not Tim but I can maybe give some insight here. In 2014, Wikimedia
> Deutschland conducted a governance review in order to reconsider its
> structure in light of the increasing complexity of the organization. One of
> the outcomes was a recommendation to have appointed seats on the board in
> order to ensure expert knowledge within the board's overall composition.
>
> The board and the members followed that recommendation and replaced three
> formerly elected board seats with two appointed seats. That change took
> effect last weekend with the election of the new board. One of its tasks
> will be to determine which additional expertise is needed and find suitable
> candidates to augment the seven elected board members. I expect that
> process to start rather soon.
>
> The reduction from 10 to 9 members overall was based both on the reflection
> that the last board of 9 worked very well (the 10th board member resigned
> one day after the election), that group coordination grows exponentially,
> that common wisdom recommends a cut at 8 or 9 before needing to divide in
> order to be effective, and a wish to have an odd number of board members to
> ensure majorities.
>
> I hope that helps. Let me know if you have further questions about this
> change.
>
> Best,
>
> Sebastian Moleski
> Schatzmeister / Treasurer
> -------------------------------------
> Wikimedia Deutschland e.V.
> Tempelhofer Ufer 23-24
> 10963 Berlin
>
> Telefon 030 - 219 158 26-0
> www.wikimedia.de
>
> Stellen Sie sich eine Welt vor, in der jeder Mensch an der Menge allen
> Wissens frei teilhaben kann. Helfen Sie uns dabei!
> http://spenden.wikimedia.de/
>
> Wikimedia Deutschland - Gesellschaft zur Förderung Freien Wissens e. V.
> Eingetragen im Vereinsregister des Amtsgerichts Berlin-Charlottenburg unter
> der Nummer 23855 Nz. Als gemeinnützig anerkannt durch das Finanzamt für
> Körperschaften I Berlin, Steuernummer 27/029/42207.
>
> On Wed, Nov 30, 2016 at 7:39 PM, Itzik - Wikimedia Israel <
> [hidden email]> wrote:
>
> > Congratulations to the re-elected and warm welcome to Johanna.
> >
> > Tim, correct me if I'm wrong, but it seems like WEDE reduced the size of
> > the advisory board. Can you explain why?
> >
> >
> >
> > *Regards,Itzik Edri*
> > Chairperson, Wikimedia Israel
> > +972-54-5878078 | http://www.wikimedia.org.il
> > Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the
> > sum of all knowledge. That's our commitment!
> >
> >
> > On Mon, Nov 28, 2016 at 8:00 PM, Tim Moritz Hector <
> > [hidden email]> wrote:
> >
> > > Dear fellow Wikimedians,
> > >
> > > Over the weekend, Wikimedia Deutschland held its General Assembly and
> > > elections for the supervisory board as well as for the auditors.
> > >
> > > The newly elected board consists of seven members:
> > >
> > > * Tim Moritz Hector (Chair, re-elected)
> > > * Sebastian Moleski (Treasurer, re-elected)
> > > * Sabria David (re-elected)
> > > * Kurt Jansson (re-elected)
> > > * Lukas Mezger (re-elected)
> > > * Harald Krichel (re-elected)
> > > * Johanna Niesyto
> > >
> > > The board has met for its first meeting on Sunday and elected Sabria
> > David
> > > and Kurt Jansson as Deputy Chair.
> > >
> > > Johanna is new to the board, so please join me in welcoming her to the
> > > board of WMDE. I would also like to thank our former board members
> > Nikolas
> > > Becker, Jürgen Friedrich and Catrin Schoneville wholeheartedly for the
> > > great work and their commitment to Wikimedia Deutschland in the past
> > years.
> > >
> > > Lena Stammler and Daniel Baur (re-elected) are our two recently-elected
> > > auditors, and I am extending my congratulations to them.
> > >
> > > At the GA, the board furthermore presented the final report on the
> > > WMDE-Governance-Review and how we handled the recommendations of the
> > > report. Moreover, the members approved the annual plan for 2017.
> > >
> > > The board will meet in January to discuss the goals for our term in the
> > > next two years and I am very much looking forward to working together
> > with
> > > this team.
> > >
> > > Best regards,
> > > Tim Moritz Hector
> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > Tim Moritz Hector
> > > Chair of the Board
> > > Wikimedia Deutschland e. V.
> > > _______________________________________________
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tel.: +49 (0)30 - 219 158 260 | mobil: +49 160 - 36 16
234http://www.wikimedia.de

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