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Affiliations Committee/Resolutions/Recognition of Wikimedians in Residence Exchange Network User Group

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  1. Recognizing Wikimedia User Groups is the responsibility of the Affiliations Committee;
  2. Wikimedians in Residence Exchange Network User Group has submitted an application for recognition, which has been reviewed by the Affiliations Committee;
  3. 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.


Liaison's Signature[edit]

Per the Wikimedia user group approval process, this application has been approved on 08th November 2018 on behalf of the Affiliations Committee:

  1. DNdubane (WMF) (talk) 22:01, 12 November 2018 (UTC)[reply]