The Wikimedia Foundation has instituted a restructuring of its board of trustees, in the process adding two "chapter" board seats and formalizing Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales' position as the "community founder" board member.
Valleywag on Wednesday first noted the changes.
First, according to Jan-Bart de Vreede, the board of trustees' vice chairman, the board is expanding from its current 8 seats to a total of 10.
The big change, de Vreede wrote, is the expansion of the board through what he termed "chapter-selected" seats.
"This has been under consideration for a long time, … Read more