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Board meetings Minutes from 2015-12-28 Questions?

Wikimedia Foundation Board minutes

  • December 28, 2015
  • Board of Trustees present: Patricio Lorente (Chair), Alice Wiegand (Vice Chair), Dariusz Jemielniak, Denny Vrandečić, Frieda Brioschi, James Heilman, Jan-Bart de Vreede, Jimmy Wales, Stu West, and Guy Kawasaki
  • Others present for part of the meeting: Geoff Brigham (Secretary and General Counsel), Stephen LaPorte (Legal Counsel)

Patricio called the meeting to order at 1:30 PM Pacific time on December 28, 2015. Geoff called roll and confirmed that a quorum was present and able to simultaneously hear the meeting.

Patricio called the meeting for the purpose of discussing a resolution to remove James from the Board of Trustees. Patricio introduced the discussion, and asked James to discuss his perspective. At that point in the meeting, James was excused from the discussion and Board members discussed their concerns. Patricio invited James back to the meeting. After a motion by Patricio, seconded by Alice, the Board voted to approve a resolution to remove James from the Board, effective immediately.

The Board discussed the next steps, and the meeting was concluded.