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Board meetings
WMBE board in 2017
WMBE board in 2017
WMBE board in 2016
Board - 26 October 2014
Board with Siegfried Bracke - 19 November 2014

The board of Wikimedia Belgium consists of:

Function Main responsibilities Current responsible E-mail
President Chairman Geertivp Email me!
Secretary Administration and Member communication SPQRobin Email me!
Treasurer Bookkeeping Romaine Email me!
National Liaison Contacts with national institutions Afernand74 Email me!
Gender and Diversity Liaison Gender and Diversity aspects in Wikimedia projects AnneJea Email me!
Cultural Diversity, Knowledge Equity and Education Liaison Cultural Diversity, Knowledge Equity and educational aspects in Wikimedia projects Lionel Scheepmans Email me!

Responsibilities

President

  • Organize the General Assembly and the Board meetings, and chair these meetings
  • Bring structure and organisation in the association
  • Guide the meeting processes
  • Public relations (public image of the organisation)

Treasurer

  • Bookkeeping or liaison with the bookkeeper of the organisation
  • Receive payments like membership fees, process payments
  • Contact with the bank
  • Keep the board up to date with the financial situation of the organisation
  • Make yearly balance report and the tax declaration
  • Set up budget and budget follow up

Secretary

  • Administrative tasks within the organisation
  • Archive minutes of meetings (Board, General Assembly)
  • Member communication
  • Keep the Membership register
  • Prepare the meetings (together with president and vice president)
  • Request for subsidies

Community Liaison

  • Keep contact with the Wikipedia communities via Community pages, e-mail, Twitter, Facebook, etc.

National Liaison

  • Communicate with national organisations (eg. museums, government, education) and build a credible relationship with them

International Wikimedia Liaison

Gender and Diversity Liaison

  • Promote equal participation in Wikimedia projects by gender/diversity
  • Avoid discrimination
  • Help identifying and the organisation of specific events
  • Search for collaboration with related organisations, or other chapters

Cultural Diversity and Knowledge Equity Liaison

According to the Wikimedia movement strategic direction 2017. :

  • Collecting knowledge that fully represents human diversity
  • Focus efforts on the knowledge and communities that have been left out by structures of power and privilege
  • Welcome people from every background to build strong and diverse communities
  • Break down the social, political, and technical barriers preventing people from accessing and contributing to free knowledge

Education Liaison

  • Support and education initiatives and programs linked to Wikimedia projects
  • Contact with scholar and academic sphere

Board members

See also