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In 2015 I've been elected to the Board of Trustees. I want to use this page to monitor and report my agenda and ideas for the movement (feel free to comment in the discussion). My initial priorities (June 2015) included (I'm striking out the issues addressed and list them below):

  • developing procedures and community control mechanisms for SuperProtect tool,
  • developing anti-harassment policies,
  • animating and developing our Advisory Board (possibly splitting it into Expert, Community, and Academic groups),
  • simplifying funding schemes (proven and good programs should get standard default funding from the FDC without the need to write detailed proposals),
  • including some of the WMF budget in the FDC feedback,
  • introducing community-elected liaisons to improve communication and feedback between the communities and the WMF and the Board,
  • creating a list of topics for external researchers and universities to pick (in the areas that WMF research team finds most interesting and promising), allowing external researchers to tap into our data, as well as universities support their Ph.D. candidates and researchers in a more structured way ("GLAM for universities") (added in July, 2015).

Successes:

  • SuperProtect is gone! There have been a number of people who contributed to this success. My part was contacting WMF leadership every month since my appointment, to discuss the possibilities, as well as putting the formal request for status update about SuperProtect to all Board meetings.
  • Following with the Community Advocacy team, I returned to the community-approved widening scope of the Ombudsman Commission, that awaited resolution for 2 years, and, thanks to the support of the Legal Team, proposed the resolution by the Board, which successfully passed.
  • On January 15, 2016 Lila announced that ...the initial draft of the Annual Plan will be submitted using the FDC Format... and will be submitted for the FDC feedback.

About me:

I am currently an active user of Polish Wikipedia and one of its administrators, bureaucrats, checkusers, and (rarely) mediators. I am also present on en-wiki and, very sporadically, on commons. Globally, I served as a steward for three terms, as well as an ombudsman. I served as the chair of the Funds Dissemination Committee for 3 terms 2012-2015. In my off-wiki life, I am a (full) professor of management in Poland, studying open collaboration communities.


December 2016[edit]

Wikimedia-logo.svg 8: Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees publishes Statement on Healthy Community Culture, Inclusivity, and Safe Spaces.

November 2016[edit]

Bulbgraph.svg Nov 28 – Dec 12: You can vote on new tools and technical improvements in the 2016 Community Wishlist Survey.
Mediawiki-logo.png 12: Two-factor authentication is now available for all Wikimedia administrator, bureaucrat, checkuser, oversighter and edit filter manager accounts.
Wikimedia-logo.svg 26–27: The annual meeting of the Catalan community, Viquitrobada 2016, will take place in Valencia, Spain.
Bulbgraph.svg 14–21: You can propose new tools and technical improvements in the 2016 Community Wishlist Survey.
Wikipedia-W-bold-in-square.svg 1–30: 2016 Wikipedia Asian Month.
Wikimedia-logo.svg 1: Wikimedia Foundation announces selection of Victoria Coleman as Chief Technology Officer.

October 2016[edit]

Crystal filetypes.png Oct 4 – Nov 8: Legal Consultation on CC 4.0: The Wikimedia Foundation invites you to add comments and feedback on upgrading the default license for content on the Wikimedia projects to CC-By-SA 4.0.
Crystal filetypes.png Until Oct 16: Leadership development dialogue: The Community Engagement department invites you to discuss what leadership means in our movement.
Wikimedia-logo.svg 7–10: The third WikiConference North America will take place in San Diego, United States.
Wikimedia-logo.svg 1–2: The tenth Russian WikiConference took place in Saint Petersburg, Russia.