Chapters meeting 2009/Preparation/Wikimedia Taiwan

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Quick facts[edit]

  • When was the chapter created?
Wikimedia Taiwan was created on February 11, 2007 and is been approved by Wikimedia Foundation on July 4, 2007.
  • What are the main changes that affected the chapter since then? (if any)
None.
  • Number of members
30 members.
9 members as Board of Directors, including the elected Chairman.
3 members as Board of Supervisors, including one Chairman.
1 member as Secretary.
  • Budget
None.

Success stories[edit]

  1. Organization of Wikimania 2007 in Taipei.
  2. Contacts with government, media and open source organizations.

Headaches[edit]

  1. Lossy relationship between members (even in Boards).
  2. Lossy connection with local community.
  3. Financial problem: no budget for operations.

Plans for the future[edit]

  • Plans for the short term (1 year)
    1. Call for more volunteers.
    2. Local meetups - strengthen the connection to the local community.
    3. Re-election for new Board members and the Chairman.
  • Plans for the medium term (3 years)
    1. Keep regular meetups for/with local community.
    2. Financial independent (via fund-raising, etc).
    3. More connections with other chapters.

Expectations[edit]

  1. Getting suggestions on how to run a chapter.
  2. How we can work closer with the Foundation.
  3. Exchange ideas with other chapters.