Resolution:Board Priorities Mid-year Recalibration FY20-21

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    This resolution was approved on April 6, 2021.

    Whereas, in September 2020 the Board decided on a set of priorities for the 2020-21 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 2020-21 Fiscal Year, including the assignment of priorities to committees:

    Audit Committee
    • Review and approve the FY21-22 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    • Draft guidance on sharing power with the Global Council, informed by Wikimedia Foundation governance requirements and restrictions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