Wikimedia South Africa/AGM1

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On 11 August 2012 a call was sent out by Lourie for an annual general meeting on 1 September 2012 ( See the details below:

Hello everyone

After countless discussions lately with many parties, it is clear that the chapter should have an annual general meeting (AGM) soon. From these discussions it was suggested that the meeting should take place on the morning before the WLM and chapter launch on 1 September in Cape Town. Our bylaws require that the meeting should be held in the city of registration, unless otherwise decided. Can we please get as many comments as possible whether it will be alright to have the meeting at the following:

Place: Cape Town (venue to be decided)

Date: 1 September 2012

Time: 09:00

Please respond to this email if you are a member of the chapter. Thank you!

Kind regards


Place: Africa Centre, 5th Floor, 28 St George’s Mall, Cape Town.
Date: 1 September 2012
Time: 09:00


Attendance confirmation: 18 August
Agenda modifications: 25 August
Electronic voting: 31 August


  1. Report back from Wikimania.
  2. Update on current state of Wiki Loves Monuments.
  3. Filling of the vacant board seats by vote on candidates.
  4. Resolution of conflict amongst board members, possibly including a vote of confidence on current directors.
  5. Proposal of code of discipline for board members.
  6. Proposal of membership fee structure.
  7. Discussion of procedures around WMZA's banking, spending, and authorizations.
  8. Discussion on national membership drive.
  9. Call for outreach projects for consideration by WMZA for 2012/3.
  10. Finalization and signing of the MOU between WMZA and Africa Centre.


  • Blessing Chataira
  • Douglas Scott
  • Dumisani Ndubane
  • Isla Haddow-Flood
  • Lourie Pieterse
  • Maarten
  • Mohau Monaledi
  • David Robert Lewis


The online proxy form can be viewed at: Wikimedia South Africa/AGM1/Proxy form.
The final proxy form can be viewed at: WMZAProxy1.pdf.

  • David Richfield (will not be able to attend: USA)
  • Kerryn McKay (by proxy)
  • Charlene Foster (by proxy)