governance

Our 2021 AGM and Community Day

By Katie Crampton, Communications and Governance Coordinator We had a wonderful Annual General Meeting and Community Day on Saturday, and we’d like to thank all of our members, volunteers, trustees, staff and supporters who attended and made the day so special. Thanks to a large number of our members using their votes for our board… read more »

Just one week left to sign up for our 2020 AGM!

Photo: Wikimedia UK 2019 AGM , by John Lubbock. CC BY-SA 4.0. We’re gearing up for this year’s Annual General Meeting with just over a week to go until the event! On Saturday 18th July we will be meeting virtually, and though we won’t see each other in person we’re hoping to make the day… read more »

Wikimedia UK welcomes three new trustees

We are very pleased to announce the recent appointment of three new trustees to Wikimedia UK’s board. Sangeet Bhullar, Jane Carlin and Marnie Woodward bring a range of skills and experience to the board including financial management, strategic partnerships and digital literacy. Sangeet Bhullar joined the Wikimedia UK board in January 2019. She is the… read more »

Final report on Wikimedia UK governance released

This post was written by Michael Maggs, Chair of Wikimedia UK On behalf of the Wikimedia UK board I am pleased to announce the publication of the third and final report on the charity’s governance. The report has been prepared by Rosie Chapman and Sarah Loader of Belinda Pratten and Rosie Chapman Associates. It marks… read more »

Governance review – interim review and progress report

Wikimedia UK has just received the independent interim review and progress report which records the progress the charity has made since January in implementing the recommendations of the Compass Review. This interim report comes around halfway through the 18 month period established for embedding excellent governance practices as recommended in the initial review. It was prepared… read more »

Mike Peel resigns as a Trustee of Wikimedia UK

It is with regret that Wikimedia UK announces that Mike Peel has resigned as a trustee of the charity. Mike’s contributions both to the charity and to the wider Wikimedia movement are widely admired and respected. He became a Wikimedian in 2005 and was instrumental in the formation of Wikimedia UK. He has served on… read more »

Ashley Van Haeften steps down from Wikimedia UK board

Wikimedia UK announces that Ashley Van Haeften (User:Fae) has decided to stand down as a trustee of the charity with immediate effect. Fae has made significant contributions to the Wikimedia movement and our charity since he was first elected to the board in April 2011, serving as our Chair from April 2012 to August 2012…. read more »

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