Resolution:Board expansion

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    This resolution explaining the plan for board expansion was approved by vote on 7 December 2006.


    Whereas the Board confirms its commitment to expand the number of members on the board of directors

    It is hereby resolved that:

    • Hereafter, persons appointed to the board shall serve for a term of one year, which may be renewed.
    • Hereafter, persons elected from the community shall be appointed for a term of two years.
    • The board reaffirms its commitment to expand further in the coming years, and include members with a diverse set of talents, experience, and competencies, the majority of whom are elected or appointed from the community.
    • The terms of Jimmy Wales and Michael Davis will expire in December 2007.
    • Tim Shell resigns effective 15 December 2006.
    • The board appoints Jan-Bart de Vreede to join the board to replace Tim Shell. (Term to expire 31 December 2007)
    • The board appoints Florence Devouard to serve until 1 July, 2008.
    • The board appoints Oscar van Dillen and Kat Walsh to the Board to serve from 8 December 2006 until 1 July 2007.
    • The board anticipates elections will be held in June 2007, for three positions, each for a term of two years.
    • The board anticipates elections will be held in June 2008, for three positions, each for a term of two years.

    Reference: Resolution:Board expansion committee