Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees/Call for feedback: Community Board seats/Reports/2021-02-16 Conversation with French Canadian Communities
2021-02-16 Meet Up with French Canadian Communities
- Mahuton - (Facilitation for the French language) Facilitator
- Bachounda - (Facilitation support for French language and MENA region.)(notetaker)
- Ahmed Houamel (Quebec)
- Rency Inson Michel (Haiti)
Vetting of candidates, Selection Committee, Quotas
Vetting of candidates
A participant said that criteria based on expertise and experience are needed to select candidates with experience in movement projects.
Participants said that it is ok if the Board delegates the selection committee
Both of the participants suggested a new idea of language quotas. For participants, Setting percentages for gender has always been discriminatory.
With a board already composed of 10 members and 3 more, the three remaining seats for the community are not enough to cover the minority gap.
New ideas suggested
A participant suggested the idea of language quotas