Affiliations Committee/Resolutions/Recognition of Wikimedians in Residence Exchange Network User Group
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- Recognizing Wikimedia User Groups is the responsibility of the Affiliations Committee;
- Wikimedians in Residence Exchange Network User Group has submitted an application for recognition, which has been reviewed by the Affiliations Committee;
- The scope of the group, which can be found on their meta page, is "to protect the common elements of the Wikimedian in Residence role, creating a peer support network which invites new and experienced Wikimedians in Residence to find each other for collaboration, and to encourage a global professional environment which inspires institutions to offer appointments to persons to engage with Wikimedia projects."
- Application Review
- With regard to Wikimedians in Residence Exchange Network's application for user group status and criteria:
- At least 3 active Wikimedia editors: CRITERION MET
- Focus advances Wikimedia: CRITERION MET
- Mission aligned with Wikimedia Foundation: CRITERION MET
- Compliance with naming guidelines and trademark policy: CRITERION MET
- Information about group published on a Wikimedia wiki: CRITERION MET
- Plans for activities or efforts to advance Wikimedia projects: CRITERION MET
- Allows new members: CRITERION MET
- Two designated contacts for Wikimedia Foundation: CRITERION MET
- It is the opinion of the Affiliations Committee that the group meets the requirements for Wikimedia User Group status.
- Therefore be it resolved that Wikimedians in Residence Exchange Network User Group is recognized as a Wikimedia User Group for a one-year, renewable period, effective on 08th November 2018.
Per the Wikimedia user group approval process, this application has been approved on 08th November 2018 on behalf of the Affiliations Committee: