Wikimedia Foundation Executive Director Transition Team/2013

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The Wikimedia Foundation Executive Director (ED) Transition Team is an advisory committee to the Board of Trustees, established by the resolution appointing and authorizing a transition committee in search of a new Executive Director.

The Transition Team will make sure that the needs of key stakeholders are surfaced and incorporated into the recruiting process.

This page will be used to update and discuss everyone on the progress of this team. Where possible we will be transparent and where needed we will respect the privacy of applicants.


Community input[edit]

Team composition[edit]

Jan-Bart de Vreede (Chair), Kat Walsh, Alice Wiegand, Sue Gardner (Facilitator), Erik Möller, Geoff Brigham, Gayle Karen Young, Phoebe Ayers.[1]

Sue will facilitate the team's work on the Chair's behalf.

Guiding principles[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. Phoebe was added in September 2013, in time to participate in candidate interviews; this appointment was confirmed by board resolution.