All Wikipedians / Wikimedians in South Africa are invited to attend Wikimedia ZA's Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 1 November 2014.
Date: Saturday, 1st November 2014
Time: 11:30am to 15:30pm
Venue : Twenty Fifty, 1st Floor, Truth Coffee Building, 36 Buitenkant Street, Cape Town
Attendees have the option to also join digitally over Google Hangout instead of in person. Attendees who join in digitally must please inform us ahead of time and ensure that you have a gmail account.
To join digitally please email Wikimedia ZA at Douglas Scott.
More information can be found on the AGM page of our website.
A copy of our Annual report is available online
Every member entitled to attend and vote at a meeting of the Chapter, shall be entitled to appoint another person (whether a member or not) as his or her proxy to attend, speak and vote in his or her stead.
Alternatively members can elect to take part using conference telephone facilities or other similar electronic means. The formal request to take part electronically must be made via email.
A copy of the proxy form is available here.
If you would like someone else to act as your proxy, and they will be attending the AGM, please complete the Proxy Form authorising the person to vote on your behalf on the day of the AGM. Please note that a signed copy of the proxy form must be presented at the AGM.
If you would like the Chapter Administrator to act as your proxy, please complete the Form and return it either electronically to The Administrator or post it to :
- Wikimedia ZA
- Postnet Suite #146
- Private Bag X9190
- Cape Town
If you prefer to join the AGM virtually, please send your formal request to either The Administrator or Douglas Scott. Please note that you must have a gmail account in order to join with this option.
Please note that proxies and requests to participate in the AGM electronically must reach The Administrator by Friday, 31 October 2014 at 18:00 in order to be valid.
More information on appointing a proxy can be found under the Articles of Association
Call for Directors
Persons elected onto the Board of Trustees do so on a voluntary basis, and must adhere to the Code of Discipline for Directors as contained in the By Laws of the Chapter.
Elected members must also adhere to the Code of Conduct as prescribed by the Wikimedia Foundation.
More information on Directorship can be found in the Articles of Association
The current board and the structure of the Chapter can be viewed here
If you would like to nominate a candidate for consideration, please send an e-mail to the Administrator by no later than 24 October 2014 using the template below.
As a member of Wikimedia South Africa, I hereby nominate for election as a member of the Board of Trustees the following candidate.
Name of Candidate
Username of Candidate
Contact Number of Candidate
Please note that the nominee need not be a member of the Chapter.
- Opening and Welcome - President of Chapter
- Approval of Previous AGM Minutes
- Report from President
- The Chapter over the past year from an Administrative point of view
- Wikimedia ZA Projects in 2014
- Projects in 2015
- Strategy Formulation Session
- Election of Directors
- Election of Office Bearers
- Next Meeting
- The award ceremony for Wiki Loves Monuments 2014will be held later the evening at the Slave Church, 40 Long Street, Cape Town. Please stay on and join us for that event.