Wikimedia Foundation board agenda 2017-11

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Meeting in Sausalito[edit]

Day 1: November 17, 2017[edit]

Introduction

  • Christophe will call the meeting to order.

Governance review

  • The Board will discuss the governance review process and goals.

Operations update

  • Katherine will give an update on the Wikimedia Foundation’s operations in Q1 of FY17–18.

Wikimedia Endowment

  • Staff will present the annual update on the Wikimedia Endowment.

Appointments

  • The Board will consider appointments to fill vacancies in Board-selected trustee seats.

Day 2: November 18, 2017[edit]

Movement strategy: strategic direction

  • Katherine will present the strategic direction.
  • The Board will share their thoughts about and reactions to the strategic direction.

Movement strategy: product & technology

  • The Board will discuss how Wikimedia’s current platforms and products support and are in tension with the strategic direction.

Movement strategy: community infrastructure

  • The Board will discuss how Wikimedia’s current communities and structures support and are in tension with the strategic direction.

Movement strategy: movement resources

  • The Board will discuss how Wikimedia’s current revenue model supports the current organization, and how the model might need to adapt to better support the strategic direction.

Movement strategy: Phase II

  • Staff will present an overview of Stage II of the movement strategy process.

Day 3: November 19, 2017[edit]

Movement strategy

  • As needed, the Board will discuss any follow-up from the previous day’s movement strategy workshop.

Board improvement

  • The Board will discuss possible ways to improve Board operations.

Executive Session

  • The Board will hold an executive session and discussion as needed.