Wikimedia Canada/Meetings/2008-04-23

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Organization Meeting of Wikimedia Canada
Eighth Formal Formation Meeting

Date: Wednesday, April 23, 2008
Time: 20:00 EDT (00:00 UTC)
Venue: Teamspeak on, password: wkmedcan

By text only, #wikimedia-ca on freenode (the meeting will primarily be on Teamspeak though the IRC channel will be used for those who can hear the teamspeak and not speak in it)
Who should attend: The Steering Committee and anyone interested in helping form Wikimedia Canada.


  1. Revised chapter bylaws for submission to the Wikimedia Foundation Chapter's Committee. Jeff will present, committee will comment and revise.
  2. Ideas for rounding up volunteer support.
  3. Consideration of developing a board policy document to formalize established procedures.


  • Decided Jeff will copy edit the bylaws and contact Alan when these changes are completed.
  • The bylaws will be submitted to Chapcomm before the next meeting.
  • Discussed difference between Board Governance and Corporate Management.
  • Discussed the need for volunteers to co-ordinate chapter events.
  • Defined the transitional section of the bylaws as seen on the bylaw page.
  • Next meeting will be May 21, 2008 at 20:00 EST.

Participants' Sign-Up[edit]

Real name Username IRC/Teamspeak nickname Location Notes
Alan Walker (Chair) Alan en:Hamilton, Ontario
Mitchell D. (Secretary) Greeves Mitchell Winnipeg, MB Was absent
Andrew Leung (Vice Chair) OhanaUnited OhanaUnited Richmond Hill, ON
Jeff Nichols (Member at Large) Arctic.gnome Arctic.gnome Toronto, ON
Possibly attending
Casey Cbrown1023 talk kibble Pennsylvania, US
Geoff Plourde Geo.plrd Geoff_Plourde/G David en:Northern California
Gerald A Historybuff HOTR en:Toronto
Not attending, but interested
Tom W Tompw (talk) (en) NA West Midlands, UK
Previous meeting:
April 9, 2008
WMC Eighth Formal Formation Meeting
April 23, 2008
Next meeting:
May 21, 2008