Affiliate-selected Board seats/2016
The 2016 affiliate-selected Board seats process took place from 7 February 2016 through 8 May 2016.
The process is governed by the resolution adopted by the Wikimedia chapters and thematic organizations.
The election facilitators for 2016 are Chris Keating, Laurentius and Bluerasberry. They are responsible for overseeing the process and are happy to answer any questions. Pundit is the board liason for the process.
- Nominations were open from February 8 to March 8; see the Call for Candidates and Nominations pages. Community members may ask questions of the candidates.
- Votes have been cast from March 24 and May 7.
Current Board of Trustees
The affiliate selected board members will be replacing the outgoing Frieda Brioschi and Patricio Lorente who have not put themselves forward as candidates this time. Patricio Lorente served two terms of two years as an affiliate selected Board seat.
The two individuals appointed will join these members of the Board of Trustees:
|Alice Wiegand (User:Lyzzy)||Appointed||December 31, 2016||de-N, en-2||Germany|
|Dr. Dariusz Jemielniak (User:Pundit)||Community||Wikimania 2017||pl-N, en-4, de-1, ru-1||Poland; Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America|
|Guy Kawasaki||Appointed||December 31, 2016||en-N||San Francisco Bay Area, United States of America|
|Jimmy Wales (User:Jimbo Wales)||Founder||December 31, 2018||en-N||England|
|Kelly Battles||Appointed||December 31, 2017||en-N||California, United States of America|
|María Sefidari (User:Raystorm)||Community||Wikimania 2017||es-N, en-4, fr-2||Spain|
The successful candidates were Christophe Henner and Nataliia Tymkiv. A total of 40 affiliates (including 39 chapters and the sole Thematic Organisation) voted.
The number of first preferences received by each candidate was as follows:
The election was conducted under the Single Transferable Vote, which meant that votes were redistributed between candidates to come up with the final result. In the 9th round of voting the final place, after Christophe was elected, was between Nataliia (16.09) and Siska (9.91).
Schedule ASBS 2016
Nomination finalized & Voting begins
Voting & Wikimedia Conference 2016
Voting end & Result