PhilWiki Community/Membership

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PhilWiki Community
Philippine Wikimedia Community, Inc.
Philippine Wikimedia Community
User Group

Philippines
LocationFlag of Philippines.svg Philippines
Country codePH-WC
Legal statusnon-stock non-profit corporation
Founding date1 June 2015
Approval date17 October 2015
Main officeNaga City
Official language(s)Philippine languages
Other language(s)Central Bikol language, Rinconada Bikol language
ReportsLink to reports
FacebookFacebook group and Facebook page

The Philippine Wikimedia Community, Inc., an affiliate organization established as Philippine Wikimedia Community User Group or PhilWiki Community (PH-WC), is a free, open and vibrant organization of Filipino volunteers and content editors from the Philippines and all over the world.

Ad Hoc/Interim Board[edit]

The ad hoc board of PhilWiki Community was composed of the following people:

Name Username Position Bylaws signatory
Irvin P. Sto. Tomas Filipinayzd Co-founder Yes
Steven A. Fung Steven*fung Co-founder Yes
Gil L. Gregorio Geopoet Co-founder Yes
Froy P. Beraña FroyAgta Secretary No
Maffeth C. Opiana Maffeth.opiana Treasurer Yes
Ramon O. Olaño, Jr. Ringer Member Yes
PhilWiki Community's past and current Board Members at a Board Meeting held on June 15, 2019
Eleven (11) members with guests during the awarding ceremony of Wiki Loves Earth Philippines

2021 Board of Trustees[edit]

The 2021 annual general meeting was held on the 20th day of March, from 1:47pm - 8:02 pm Philippine Time at Blackscoop Café, Naga City with live updates in Facebook messenger. The thirteen (13) members in attendance were: Marvin Rojo Molin, Maffeth Opiana, Irvin Sto. Tomas, Ian Kenneth Orasa (proxy: Irvin), Ira Villanueva (proxy: Irvin), Joseph Ciudadano (proxy: Marvin), John Paul Collantes (proxy: Marvin), Rodel Frias (proxy: Maffeth), Steven Fung (proxy: Maffeth), Leah Banastao (proxy: Marvin), Ralff Nestor Nácor (proxy: Irvin), Maricris Gomez, and Harold Gomez. Members who did not attend the meeting were: Vanj Padilla, Ramon Olano Jr., Josefwintzent Libot, Marvin Aquino, Harry King Avenido, and Maricon Opiana. One membership is suspended.

Name of Trustee Position
Ralff Nestor S. Nacor President/Chairman
Steven A. Fung Vice President/Vice Chairman
Irvin P. Sto. Tomas Treasurer/Board Member
Leah Banastao Secretary/Board Member
Maricris Gomez Board Member
Name of Member Position
Joseph Ciudadano Auditor
Ian Kenneth Orasa Public Information Officer
Ira Villanueva Member
John Paul Collantes Member
Rodel Frias Member
Marvin Molin Member
Maffeth Opiana Member
Harold Gomez Member

Through PH-WC Resolution No. 4 Amending the 2021-2022 Officers of the Corporation, Maricris F. Gomez was appointed as the new Board Chair.

Timeline[edit]

Record from the first annual meeting in March 2018

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Current Members of the Board of Trustees and Officers[edit]

Maricis Fragata Gomez Board Chair
Maricris was first involved as a participant in WikiTutorial conducted in 2018-2019. She has since actively involved in community outreach activities. She is the first woman Board Chair and among the first three female members of the Board.

Email: crisfraggygo(_AT_)gmail.com
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Ralff Nestor S. Nacor President; Membership Committee Chair
Ralff is an administrator of Bikol Wikipedia. He currently serves as President and Membership Committee Chair (2020-2021). A licensed Chemical Engineer in the Philippines, he is currently a pilot-scale brewer in a known Filipino beer company.

Email: rojo_nacor(_AT_)yahoo.com
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Steven A. Fung Vice President/Vice Chair; Advocacy Committee Chair
Steven is one of the founders of Philippine Wikimedia Community User Group and has been involved in the Wikimedia movement since 2007. He currently serves as Vice President and Advocacy Committee Chair. He previously served as Auditor and Overseas Chapter Representative. He represented the user group at the 2018 Wikimedia Conference held in Berlin, Germany.

Email: apollotranslations(_AT_)yahoo.co.uk
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Irvin P. Sto. Tomas Treasurer; GLAM Committee Chair
Irvin has been involved in the Wikimedia movement since 2007. He is one of the founders of Philippine Wikimedia Community User Group where he currently serves as Treasurer and GLAM Committee Chair. He used to be the President/Chair of PhilWiki Community. He is an administrator of Bikol Wiktionary and was an administrator of Bikol Wikipedia. He represented the user group at the 2016, 2017 and 2018 Wikimedia Conference held in Berlin, Germany, 2018 ESEAP Wikimedia Conference held in Bali, Indonesia, and 2018 Wikipedia+Education Conference held at San Sebastian, Basque Country in Spain.

Email: irvinstotomas(_AT_)yahoo.com
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Leah Banastao Secretary
Leah was first involved as a participant in WikiTutorial conducted in 2018-2019. She has since actively involved in community outreach activities. She is among the first three female members of the Board.

Email: lheybbanastao(_AT_)gmail.com
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Interested in participating[edit]

If you are interested in taking an active role in the working group, please signify below your intention to join this group. Our group is interested to undertake projects of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.

Membership application[edit]

To formally join the organization, request a membership form at contact.philwikicommunity(_AT_)gmail.com.