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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)
  • 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

Success stories[edit]

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


  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.


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