Resolution:Appointing Katherine Maher as Interim Executive Director
This proposal has been approved by the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees.
It may not be circumvented, eroded, or ignored by Wikimedia Foundation officers or staff nor local policies of any Wikimedia project.
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|This resolution was approved by the Board of Trustees on March 10, 2016.|
Whereas, Lila Tretikov has informed the Board of Trustees of the Wikimedia Foundation that she intends to resign from the Executive Director position;
Whereas, the Board received a recommendation from the senior executive team of the Wikimedia Foundation to appoint Katherine Maher to provide interim leadership during the search for the next Executive Director;
Resolved, the Board hereby appoints Katherine Maher to serve as Interim Executive Director and to have the power and authority of Executive Director granted in the Bylaws and all resolutions of the Board, effective March 14, 2016, thereby ending the term of the previous Executive Director.
- Patricio Lorente (Chair), Alice Wiegand (Vice Chair), Jimmy Wales, Frieda Brioschi, Guy Kawasaki, Dariusz Jemielniak, Denny Vrandečić, Kelly Battles, and Maria Sefidari
Certificate of the Secretary of the Board
Pursuant to the above resolution, the Chair has informed the Secretary that Katherine Maher shall have the power and authority of Executive Director granted in the Bylaws and all resolutions of the Board, effective March 14, 2016 (12:01 AM PST).
- Signed: Geoff Brigham, Secretary to the Board
- Dated: March 14, 2016