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Resolution: Resolution:Board Priorities Mid-year Recalibration Fiscal Year 2020-2021

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Resolutions Resolution:Board Priorities Mid-year Recalibration Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Feedback?
This resolution was approved on April 6, 2021.

Whereas, in September 2020 the Board decided on a set of priorities for the 2020-2021 fiscal year; and

Whereas, the Board discussed the current state of those priorities during its February 2021 meeting;

Now, therefore, it is:

RESOLVED, that the Board is amending its list of priorities for the 2020-2021 fiscal year, including the assignment of priorities to committees:

Audit Committee
  • Review and approve the Fiscal year 2021-2022 budget
  • File the 2019 Form 990
Board Governance Committee
  • Finalize the new community trustee selection process
  • Finalize the committee evolution plan
  • Draft guidance on sharing power with the Global Council, informed by Wikimedia Foundation governance requirements and restrictions
  • * Recruit Board-selected trustees for three new seats
  • * Draft a set of trustee behavior expectations
Human Resources Committee
  • Onboard the new CEO
  • Develop a CEO evaluation process
  • Develop a 360º feedback process for trustees
Community Affairs Committee
  • Support the implementation of the Movement Strategy, including the Universal Code of Conduct and Global Council
  • Draft a plan to help prioritize community-related tasks
  • Draft a strategy and implementation plan for Board communication with communities
Product Committee
  • Draft a product and platform strategy
Special Projects Committee
  • * Draft a Board education and accountability plan, including a plan for onboarding new trustees
  • * Draft a Chair recruitment and succession plan
Brand Committee
  • Draft a case for brand change
  • Draft a brand change process and decision-making framework
  • Draft a timeline for "unpausing" the movement brand project
* These items may require assistance from external consultants, to provide additional expertise and bandwidth.

María Sefidari (Chair), Nataliia Tymkiv (Vice Chair), Esra'a Al Shafei, Tanya Capuano, Shani Evenstein Sigalov, James Heilman, Dariusz Jemielniak, Lisa Lewin, Raju Narisetti, Jimmy Wales