Wikimedia Foundation elections 2013/Committee

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Info The election ended 22 June 2013. No more votes will be accepted.

The results were announced on 24 June 2013.

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2013 WMF elections
Board elections
FDC elections
FDC Ombudsperson elections
Organization

The 2013 Board Election Committee manages the details of the election organization within the capacity delegated to them by the Board of Trustees, subject to Board overview, and may give recommendations to the Board about the elections.

Membership[edit]

The Committee consists of members appointed by the Board of Trustees to organize the 2013 Wikimedia Board of Trustees election. Committee members must be editors of one or more Wikimedia projects, cannot be on the Board of Trustees or candidates in the election, and cannot vote in the election.

Announced on February 5, 2013, the committee consists of the following members:

Name Languages Location (time zone)
Ferdinando Scala it, nap, en-5, fr-5, es-2 San Giorgio a Cremano, Italy (UTC+1)
Jon Harald Søby nb, en-3, sv-3, de-2, da-2, es-1, eo-1, ro-1, sw-1 Trondheim, Norway (UTC+1)
Katie Chan en, yue Lincoln, England (UTC+0)
Ralf Roletschek de, es-2, ru-1, cs-1, ca-1, en-0 Eberswalde, Germany (UTC+1)
Risker en, fr-2 Toronto, Canada (UTC-5)

Philippe Beaudette serves as staff support and liaison, with Geoff Brigham providing support on legal issues.

Tasks[edit]

The Committee is responsible for planning and maintaining virtually every aspect of the Board election. For example, the Committee plans the type of voting, suffrage criteria, and criteria for candidacy, drafts and organizes all of the official election pages on Meta, verifies that candidates and voters meet the criteria, audits votes to ensure there are no duplicate votes or other problems, et cetera.