- Doug Taylor [DT] (Chair)
- Mike Peel [MP] (Minutes)
- Ashley van Haeften [Fæ]
- Saad Choudri [SC]
The meeting started at 15:22.
Chair for the EGM[edit | edit source]
It was proposed that DT would serve as the chair for the EGM. This was agreed by all present.
Membership[edit | edit source]
Two new members were approved; their names are recorded in the in-camera minutes.
AOB[edit | edit source]
A request from Robin was discussed. Last September, Robin came to the board meeting to explain the funding that was received from Geovation. Geovation awarded £17.5k for a to carry out a project related to Wales coastal path mapping, with other layers on top of this. If he can bring it up to £50k, he becomes eligible for a grant of about £70k from the Welsh Language Fund. He has therefore asked Wikimedia UK for a bit over £30k to meet the minimum. He's asking for the money to pay a paid coordinator for the project, at £35,500. He would possibly be applying for the position, but the advert would be open and there would have to be an interview panel. We have a standard WiR contract, which could be used to ensure that the project was done properly. The position would be treated the same as a WiR, and it would be spread over two financial years. It was noted that we need to document this and put it up for a board decision on-wiki.
The meeting was adjourned to start the EGM. As no further individuals applied for membership, the meeting closed when the EGM voting began.