Comitè Electoral de la Fundació Wikimedia

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El Comitè Electoral de la Fundació Wikimedia supervisa, en nom de la Fundació Wikimedia i la comunitat Wikimedia, les eleccions a la Junta Directiva de la Fundació Wikimedia.


Abans del 2016, cada elecció comunitària per a la Junta i a l'FDC duia a la creació d'un comitè electoral temporal. El 7 de novembre de 2015, la Junta Directiva va aprovar la formació d'un comitè electoral permanent. Els membres fundadors del comitè permanent van ser anunciats el 20 de juliol de 2016.


Board of Trustees elections

The Committee has responsibilities throughout every phase of the selection process for Community- and Affiliate-Selected Trustees, as established in Article IV, Section 3(C) in the Foundation Bylaws, including:

  • Timeline – Work with staff to determine and communicate election timeline specifics, based on target end date set by the Board.
  • Candidacy – Working with staff and in consultation with the Board, design the process for collecting and reviewing candidate declarations.
  • Outreach – Work with staff to reach the various Wikimedia communities with information about the election, including * voting and the call for candidates.
  • Volunteers – Determine whether additional volunteers are needed to assist with election administration, and work with staff to recruit and coordinate those volunteers.
  • Communications – Review communications about the election drafted by staff and collaborate in determining when communications should be issued by the Committee, by staff, or by the Board.
  • Evaluation – Assist in reviewing candidates based on criteria set by the Board.
  • Campaigning – Set and enforce rules regarding how candidates can campaign, and oversee the process of asking candidates to answer campaign questions.
  • Voting – Determine the voting method and voter eligibility criteria, and work with staff to determine the voting platform and review voter eligibility requests.
  • Results – Review and announce vote results.

The Committee, staff, and the Board shall collaborate to create a more granular division of responsibilities, as needed. If necessary, the Board shall be the final arbiter of questions or disputes regarding roles and responsibilities. All aspects of the trustee selection process are subject to the Board’s authority, as defined by applicable law, by the Foundation Bylaws, and by other governing documents.

Other elections

The Board may enlist the advice and assistance of the Committee regarding Wikimedia elections for other positions, or other movement-wide votes.


Members serve terms of three years and are appointed by the Wikimedia Foundation Governance Committee, in consultation with sitting members of the Committee.

Advisory members are non-voting members of the Committee serving terms of one year.

Membres actuals

The committee consists of 8 members and 5 advisory non-voting members.

Nom Llengües Ubicació (zona horària) Term ends
AbhiSuryawanshi, Committee Vice Chair en, hi, mr, pa, bn, bho, ur, kok Diverses zones horàries 31 maig 2026
Ameisenigel de-N, en-4, nds-2, fr-1, tlh-1 Alemanya (UTC+1) 31 maig 2026
Carlojoseph14 tl, en-5, es-1, ceb-1 Filipines (UTC+8) 31 maig 2026
Der-Wir-Ing de-N, en-4, fr-3 Alemanya (UTC+1) 31 maig 2026
Emufarmers en-N, la-2 Estats Units d'Amèrica (UTC-4) 31 maig 2026
HakanIST tr, en-4, az-3, es-2, de-1 Turquia (UTC+3) 31 maig 2026
KTC, Committee Chair en-N, yue-N Londres, Anglaterra (UTC+1) 31 maig 2026
Mervat en-4, ar-N, es-1, fr-1, ru-1 Jordània (UTC+3) 31 maig 2026
Advisory members
Nom Llengües Ubicació (zona horària) Term ends
Arcuscloud bjn-N, id-N, en-3 Indonèsia (UTC+7) 31 maig 2024
Guerillero en-N, fr-1.5, da-0.5 Dinamarca (UTC+1) 31 maig 2024
Matanya en, he Israel (UTC+2) 31 maig 2024
Nealmcb en-N, eo-2, es-1 Estats Units d'Amèrica (UTC-7) 31 maig 2024
ThadeusOfNazereth en-N Estats Units d'Amèrica (UTC-8) 31 maig 2024
Enllaç de la junta
Personal de suport

The Wikimedia Foundation staff assigned to support the Committee in its operations and help the Committee to function effectively.