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    The chair is a board member.

    The role of the Chair of the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees is to

    • Oversee board meetings
    • Work in partnership with the Executive Director to make sure board resolutions are carried out
    • Call special meetings if necessary
    • Work with the ED in preparing agenda for board meetings
    • Work with the ED in conducting new board member orientation
    • Oversee searches for a new ED
    • Assist the Audit Committee
    • Coordinate ED's annual performance evaluation
    • Work with the board to recruit new board members
    • Act as an alternate spokesperson for the organization
    • Periodically consult with board members on their roles and help them assess their performance
    • Perform all duties as from time to time may be assigned by the board
    • Ensure trustees are informed of corporation activities

    See also