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The committee comprises four office-bearers and four "ordinary" members.
The committee comprises four office-bearers and four "ordinary" members.


The current committee was elected on 5 October 2014 at the [[Meeting:2014 AGM|2014 AGM]].
The current committee was elected on 8 August 2021 at the [[Meeting:2021 AGM|2021 AGM]]. See the list of committee members on the [[Governance]] page.
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==Committee==
====Steven Zhang====
'''President'''
[[File:Steven Zhang 2013.jpg|thumb|150px|Steven Zhang]]
[[User:Steven Zhang|Steven Zhang]] is from Melbourne and has been editing Wikimedia projects for nearly six years. On wiki, most of his activities include dispute resolution and mediation, including improving processes and helping out at the dispute resolution noticeboard, which he created. He has previously worked for the Wikimedia Foundation as a research fellow, and volunteers on the Wikimedia Grantmaking Advisory and Individual Engagement Grant committees.  


Email: steven.zhang{{@}}wikimedia.org.au
Committee meeting minutes are recorded on the [[Tech#Wikis|Committee wiki]] initially, and then after being accepted by a subsequent meeting are posted here to the public wiki (sometimes with redactions of personally identifiable information). {{#cargo_query:
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[[File:Gideon-33.jpg|thumb|150px|Gideon Digby]]
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[[User:Gnangarra|Gideon Digby]] is a photographer from Perth and has been editing since 2005. He created the Quality image process on Commons in 2006 to recognise and improve the work of photographers providing images to Wikimedia projects. Additionally Gideon has been running editing workshops in Western Australia since 2010, and been leading the development of WikiTown projects like Freopedia.
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====Andrew Owens====
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'''Secretary'''
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[[File:Example.jpg|thumb|150px|Andrew Owens]]
[[User:Andrew Owens|Andrew Owens]] is from Perth and has been editing since 2006, writing on Western Australian topics as well as politics, local government and urban geography. He was previously on the committee in (describe). He is also secretary of the Mathematics Association of WA, and ran Wiki Takes Joondalup in late 2011.
 
Email: andrew.owens{{@}}wikimedia.org.au
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===Michael Billington===
'''Treasurer'''
[[File:Mike-2014.JPG|thumb|150px|Michael Billington]]
[[User:MichaelBillington|Michael Billington]] is from Melbourne and has been editing the English Wikipedia since 2006. He also had an early involvement in the Wikiversity project.
 
Email: michael.billington{{@}}wikimedia.org.au
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===Charles Gregory===
[[File:Example.jpg|thumb|150px|Charles Gregory]]
[[User:Chuq|Charles Gregory]] has been editing the English Wikipedia since 2002, particularly focused on articles linked to his home state of Tasmania. He is involved in Wikimedia Hobart events, including meetups and outreach/training work. This is his fifth term on the committee. He also handles the chapter's social media channels.
 
Email: charles.gregory{{@}}wikimedia.org.au
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===Pru Mitchell===
[[File:PruMitchell.jpg|thumb|150px|Pru Mitchell]]
[[User:Pru.mitchell|Pru Mitchell]] is based in Melbourne and works in the education and GLAM sectors, and is interested in furthering the objectives of Wikimedia in those areas.
 
Email: pru.mitchell{{@}}wikimedia.org.au
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====Craig Franklin====
[[File:Craig franklin portrait.jpg|thumb|150px|Craig Franklin]]
Craig Franklin works as a business analyst, focusing on statutory financial reporting, cost accounting, and business intelligence. He holds a Bachelor's degree from the Queensland University of Technology and is studying for a Master's degree in library science and knowledge management. He has been involved in Wikimedia since 2004, creating dozens of new articles, especially on Australian history, political figures, and cricketers.
 
He served as the treasurer on the 2010-2013 committees, and as president for most of the 2013 committee.
 
Email: craig.franklin{{@}}wikimedia.org.au
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====Kerry Raymond====
[[File:KerryRaymond.jpg|thumb|150px|Kerry Raymond]]
Kerry Raymond is a retired Professor of Computer Science at Queensland University of Technology, where her main duties were in research management. She is a graduate member of the Australian Institute for Company Directors. Kerry's skills include those relating to governance, strategy, finance, and establishing and running large collaborative projects.
 
She served on the 2012-2013 committee, as its vice president for part of the term.
 
Email: kerry.raymond{{@}}wikimedia.org.au
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==Contact==
You can write to the committee at ''{{nospam|committee|wikimedia.org.au}}''.


==History of the committee==
==History of the committee==
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!Secretary
!Secretary
!Treasurer
!Treasurer
!Ordinary Members  
!Ordinary Members
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! 14
| 8 August 2021 – present
|[[User:Canley|Alex Lum]]
|[[User:TomH|Tom Hogarth]]
|[[User:AmandaSLawrence|Amanda Lawrence]]
|[[User:Pru.mitchell|Pru Mitchell]]
|Michael Barritt, [[User:Samwilson|Sam Wilson]], Bunty Avieson, Paige Wright
|-
! 13
| 13 October 2020 – 8 August 2021
|[[User:Canley|Alex Lum]]
|[[User:Caddiebrain|Caddie Brain]]
|[[User:Steven Crossin|Steven Crossin]]
|[[User:Pru.mitchell|Pru Mitchell]]
|[[User:Samwilson|Sam Wilson]], [[User:TomH|Tom Hogarth]], Jacinta Sutton, [[User:AmandaSLawrence|Amanda Lawrence]]
|-
! 12
| 25 August 2019 – 13 October 2020
|[[User:Pru.mitchell|Pru Mitchell]]
|[[User:Canley|Alex Lum]]
|[[User:Bidgee|Robert Myers]]
|[[User:Steven Crossin|Steven Crossin]]
|[[User:Caddiebrain|Caddie Brain]], Matthew Moore, Jacinta Sutton, [[User:Samwilson|Sam Wilson]].
|-
! 11
| 8 October 2018 – 25 August 2019
|[[User:Pru.mitchell|Pru Mitchell]]
|[[User:Gnangarra|Gideon Digby]]
|[[User:TomH|Tom Hogarth]]
|[[User:Bidgee|Robert Myers]]
|[[User:Samwilson|Sam Wilson]], [[User:Caddiebrain|Caddie Brain]], [[User:Steven Crossin|Steven Crossin]]<ref name="2018AGM">The AGM was held on 8 October 2018, with three ordinary committee member vacancies. Caddie Brain and Julian Singh both nominated during the 2018 AGM. Steven Crossin was co-opted after the AGM.</ref>, [[User:Julian|Julian Singh]]<ref name="2018AGM"/>.
|-
! 10
| 8 October 2017 – 8 October 2018
|[[User:Pru.mitchell|Pru Mitchell]]
|[[User:Gnangarra|Gideon Digby]]
|[[User:TomH|Tom Hogarth]]
|[[User:Bidgee|Robert Myers]]
|[[User:Caddiebrain|Caddie Brain]], [[User:Steven Crossin|Steven Crossin]], [[User:Samwilson|Sam Wilson]], Robert Whyte<ref>The AGM was held on 8 October 2017, with one ordinary committee member vacancy. On 6 November 2017, Robert Whyte co-opted to the committee as ordinary member.</ref>
|-
! 9
| 9 October 2016 – 8 October 2017
|[[User:Gnangarra|Gideon Digby]]
|[[User:Pru.mitchell|Pru Mitchell]]
|[[User:TomH|Tom Hogarth]]
|[[User:Bidgee|Robert Myers]]
|[[User:Caddiebrain|Caddie Brain]]
|-
! 8
| 11 October 2015 – 9 October 2016
|[[User:Gnangarra|Gideon Digby]]
|[[User:Pru.mitchell|Pru Mitchell]]
|[[User:Andrew Owens|Andrew Owens]]
|Andrew Owens<ref>The position of Treasurer recieved no nomination and was declared vacant at the AGM, and a call went out for applicants. No responses were received, so the Secretary assumed the Treasurer position under Section 76 of the Act on 28 October 2015, and a resolution ratifying this passed Committee on 31 October 2015.</ref>
|[[User:Chuq|Charles Gregory]], [[User:Bidgee|Robert Myers]], [[User:Steven Crossin|Steven Crossin]]<ref>The AGM was held on 11 October 2015, with two general committee member vacancies. On the 18th October, Steven Crossin was co-opted to fill one of the vacancies.</ref> [[User:TomH|Tom Hogarth]]<ref>co-opted to the committee as ordinary member 2 November 2015</ref>
|-
|-
! 7
! 7
| 5 October 2014 – present
| 5 October 2014 – 11 October 2015
|[[User:Steven Zhang|Steven Zhang]]
|[[User:Steven Crossin|Steven Crossin]]
|[[User:Gnangarra|Gideon Digby]]
|[[User:Gnangarra|Gideon Digby]]
|[[User:Andrew Owens|Andrew Owens]]
|[[User:Andrew Owens|Andrew Owens]]
|Michael Billington
|[[User:MichaelBillington|Michael Billington]]
|Pru Mitchell, [[User:Chuq|Charles Gregory]], Craig Franklin, Kerry Raymond  
|[[User:Pru.mitchell|Pru Mitchell]], [[User:Chuq|Charles Gregory]], Craig Franklin, Kerry Raymond  
|-
|-
! 6
! 6
| 23 November 2013 – 5 October 2014<ref>committee structure changed to 4 officers and 4 general members at the 2012 AGM</ref>
| 23 November 2013 – 5 October 2014<ref>committee structure changed to 4 officers and 4 general members at the 2012 AGM</ref>
|[[User:Steven Zhang|Steven Zhang]]
|[[User:Steven Crossin|Steven Crossin]]
|[[User:Gnangarra|Gideon Digby]]
|[[User:Gnangarra|Gideon Digby]]
|[[User:Andrew Owens|Andrew Owens]]
|[[User:Andrew Owens|Andrew Owens]]
|Michael Billington<ref>The AGM was held on 23 November 2013, but there was no nominee for Treasurer and the position was declared vacant. On 4 December 2013, Michael Billington was co-opted to fill the role.</ref>
|[[User:MichaelBillington|Michael Billington]]<ref>The AGM was held on 23 November 2013, but there was no nominee for Treasurer and the position was declared vacant. On 4 December 2013, Michael Billington was co-opted to fill the role.</ref>
|[[User:Bidgee|Robert Myers]], Pru Mitchell, [[User:Chuq|Charles Gregory]], ''Craig Franklin'', ''Kerry Raymond''  
|[[User:Bidgee|Robert Myers]], [[User:Pru.mitchell|Pru Mitchell]], [[User:Chuq|Charles Gregory]], ''Craig Franklin'', ''Kerry Raymond''  
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|-
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! rowspan=3 | 5
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|[[User:Graham87|Graham Pearce]]
|[[User:Graham87|Graham Pearce]]
|[[User:John Vandenberg|John Vandenberg]]
|[[User:John Vandenberg|John Vandenberg]]
|Steven Zhang, ''Charles Gregory''
|Steven Crossin, ''Charles Gregory''
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|-
|17 March – 18 July 2013
|17 March – 18 July 2013
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|Graham Pearce
|Graham Pearce
|John Vandenberg
|John Vandenberg
|Kerry Raymond, Steven Zhang, ''Charles Gregory''
|Kerry Raymond, Steven Crossin, ''Charles Gregory''
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|-
|25 November 2012 – 17 March 2013
|25 November 2012 – 17 March 2013
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|Charles Gregory
|Charles Gregory
|Craig Franklin
|Craig Franklin
|Kerry Raymond, Steven Zhang
|Kerry Raymond, Steven Crossin
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! rowspan=2 | 4
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|Sarah Ewart
|Sarah Ewart
|Brian Salter-Duke
|Brian Salter-Duke
|[[User:Cartman02au|Nathan Carter]], John Vandenberg
|[[User:Cartman02au|Nathan Carter]], John Vandenberg, ''Andrew Owens'', ''Gideon Digby''
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|-
! Interim
! Interim
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[[Category:Wikimedia Australia organisation]]
[[Category:Wikimedia Australia organisation]]
[[Category:Committees]]

Latest revision as of 01:32, 18 June 2022

Wikimedia Australia is run by a committee that is elected each year at the Annual General Meeting.

The committee comprises four office-bearers and four "ordinary" members.

The current committee was elected on 8 August 2021 at the 2021 AGM. See the list of committee members on the Governance page.

Committee meeting minutes are recorded on the Committee wiki initially, and then after being accepted by a subsequent meeting are posted here to the public wiki (sometimes with redactions of personally identifiable information). The most recent meeting was on 18 April 2022.

History of the committee

Official observers of the committee are in italics.

Term Time in office President Vice President Secretary Treasurer Ordinary Members
14 8 August 2021 – present Alex Lum Tom Hogarth Amanda Lawrence Pru Mitchell Michael Barritt, Sam Wilson, Bunty Avieson, Paige Wright
13 13 October 2020 – 8 August 2021 Alex Lum Caddie Brain Steven Crossin Pru Mitchell Sam Wilson, Tom Hogarth, Jacinta Sutton, Amanda Lawrence
12 25 August 2019 – 13 October 2020 Pru Mitchell Alex Lum Robert Myers Steven Crossin Caddie Brain, Matthew Moore, Jacinta Sutton, Sam Wilson.
11 8 October 2018 – 25 August 2019 Pru Mitchell Gideon Digby Tom Hogarth Robert Myers Sam Wilson, Caddie Brain, Steven Crossin[1], Julian Singh[1].
10 8 October 2017 – 8 October 2018 Pru Mitchell Gideon Digby Tom Hogarth Robert Myers Caddie Brain, Steven Crossin, Sam Wilson, Robert Whyte[2]
9 9 October 2016 – 8 October 2017 Gideon Digby Pru Mitchell Tom Hogarth Robert Myers Caddie Brain
8 11 October 2015 – 9 October 2016 Gideon Digby Pru Mitchell Andrew Owens Andrew Owens[3] Charles Gregory, Robert Myers, Steven Crossin[4] Tom Hogarth[5]
7 5 October 2014 – 11 October 2015 Steven Crossin Gideon Digby Andrew Owens Michael Billington Pru Mitchell, Charles Gregory, Craig Franklin, Kerry Raymond
6 23 November 2013 – 5 October 2014[6] Steven Crossin Gideon Digby Andrew Owens Michael Billington[7] Robert Myers, Pru Mitchell, Charles Gregory, Craig Franklin, Kerry Raymond
5 18 July – 23 November 2013 Craig Franklin Kerry Raymond Graham Pearce John Vandenberg Steven Crossin, Charles Gregory
17 March – 18 July 2013 Craig Franklin vacant Graham Pearce John Vandenberg Kerry Raymond, Steven Crossin, Charles Gregory
25 November 2012 – 17 March 2013 John Vandenberg Graham Pearce Charles Gregory Craig Franklin Kerry Raymond, Steven Crossin
4 23 October – 25 November 2012 John Vandenberg Laura Hale Charles Gregory Craig Franklin Graham Pearce
9 October 2011 – 23 October 2012 John Vandenberg Laura Hale Anne Frazer Craig Franklin Charles Gregory, Graham Pearce
3 16 April – 9 October 2011 John Vandenberg Adam Jenkins Anne Frazer Craig Franklin Andrew Owens, Charles Gregory
9 September 2010 – 16 April 2011 John Vandenberg Adam Jenkins Sarah Ewart Craig Franklin Andrew Owens, Charles Gregory
2 26 May – 19 September 2010 Steve Peters Liam Wyatt Sarah Ewart Brian Salter-Duke Andrew Owens
9–26 May 2010 Steve Peters Liam Wyatt Sarah Ewart Steve Peters Andrew Owens, Brian Salter-Duke
29 November 2009 – 8 May 2010 Brianna Laugher Liam Wyatt Sarah Ewart Steve Peters Andrew Owens, Brian Salter-Duke
1 11 January – 29 November 2009 Brianna Laugher Liam Wyatt Sarah Ewart Brian Salter-Duke Nathan Carter, John Vandenberg, Andrew Owens, Gideon Digby
Interim 20 May 2008 – 11 January 2009 Stephen Bain, Daniel Bryant, Nathan Carter, Sarah Ewart, Charles Gregory, Brianna Laugher, John Vandenberg
  1. 1.0 1.1 The AGM was held on 8 October 2018, with three ordinary committee member vacancies. Caddie Brain and Julian Singh both nominated during the 2018 AGM. Steven Crossin was co-opted after the AGM.
  2. The AGM was held on 8 October 2017, with one ordinary committee member vacancy. On 6 November 2017, Robert Whyte co-opted to the committee as ordinary member.
  3. The position of Treasurer recieved no nomination and was declared vacant at the AGM, and a call went out for applicants. No responses were received, so the Secretary assumed the Treasurer position under Section 76 of the Act on 28 October 2015, and a resolution ratifying this passed Committee on 31 October 2015.
  4. The AGM was held on 11 October 2015, with two general committee member vacancies. On the 18th October, Steven Crossin was co-opted to fill one of the vacancies.
  5. co-opted to the committee as ordinary member 2 November 2015
  6. committee structure changed to 4 officers and 4 general members at the 2012 AGM
  7. The AGM was held on 23 November 2013, but there was no nominee for Treasurer and the position was declared vacant. On 4 December 2013, Michael Billington was co-opted to fill the role.

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