Board resolutions/2016

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2016 Board resolutions
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Resolutions dating prior to 16 September 2016 are not published online and are not numbered.

2016-001 Election of officers[edit]

After an election, the Board resolved the following persons are elected to the office indicated next to their names to serve until their successor(s) shall be duly elected or appointed, unless he or she resigns, is removed from office or is otherwise disqualified from serving as an officer of Wikimedia Canada, to take their respective office immediately upon such appointment.

  • President: Benoit Rochon
  • Vice President: Jean-Philippe Béland
  • Secretary: Jeffery Nichols
  • Treasurer: David Fourney

Resolved after an election on 24 September 2016.

2016-002 Appointment of a director[edit]

The Board resolved to appoint Philippe-Olivier Daniel as a director of Wikimedia Canada, effective immediately and until the next Annual General Meeting (AGM).

Unanimously resolved on 30 September 2016.

2016-003 Ethics Agreement for Atikamekw Project[edit]

The Board resolved to allow Benoit Rochon to sign the Ethics Agreement on behalf of Wikimedia Canada with the representative(s) of the Manawan Atikamekw Community.

Unanimously resolved on 20 October 2016.

2016-004 Adoption of the policy on the roles and responsibilities of officers and directors[edit]

The Board resolved to adopt the policy on the "roles and responsibilities of officers and directors" as an official policy of Wikimedia Canada that current and future board members need to adhere to.

Unanimously resolved on 11 November 2016.

2016-005 Contract for local coordinator for the Atikamekw Project[edit]

The Board resolved to allow Benoit Rochon to sign the contract on behalf of Wikimedia Canada with the local coordinator for the Atikamekw project.

Unanimously resolved on 11 November 2016.

2016-006 Sharing of financial documentation with pro bono accountants[edit]

The Board resolved to give permission to David Fourney to share all financial documentation with Guillaume Lafrance and Zedekia-Elijah Mesida, the two pro bono accountants from Bénévoles d'affaires, after they sign a Confidentiality Agreement.

Unanimously resolved on 29 November 2016.

2016-007 Appointment of Project Manager and General Counsel[edit]

The Board resolved to appoint Philippe-Olivier Daniel as a Project Manager (part of the Executive) until the first board meeting after the next Annual General Meeting (AGM).

The Board further resolved to appoint Philippe-Olivier as the General Counsel as defined in the policy on the Roles and Responsibilities of officers and directors until the first board meeting after the next Annual General Meeting (AGM).

Unanimously resolved on 16 December 2016.