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Resolution:Representative to Open Source Bridge 2013

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Approved on June 9, 2013

WHEREAS, on January 25, 2013, Sumana Harihareswara, Engineering Community Manager for the Wikimedia Foundation, via the Vice-President, Roman Bustria, Jr., invited members of Wikimedia Philippines to submit presentations to the Open Source Bridge 2013 conference in Portland, Oregon from June 18-21, 2013;[1]

WHEREAS, on January 26, 2013, James Joshua G. Lim announced his intention on the Wikimedia Philippines mailing list that he planned to prepare a submission to that effect;[2]

WHEREAS, on April 14, 2013, the submission, entitled "Sharing Beyond 'Sharing': Fostering an Open Sharing Culture in the Philippines", was accepted by the organizers of the Open Source Bridge 2013 conference;[3]

WHEREAS, on April 28, 2013, Mr. Lim filed a participation grant request with the Wikimedia Foundation in order to fund his participation to the conference, which was approved on May 9, 2013;[4]

NOW THEREFORE, it is hereby RESOLVED, that James Joshua G. Lim is hereby endorsed as the official participant of Wikimedia Philippines to the Open Source Bridge 2013 conference;

RESOLVED FURTHER, that Mr. Lim is also hereby authorized to represent Wikimedia Philippines for an impending visit of the chapter to the offices of the Wikimedia Foundation in San Francisco, scheduled to take place from June 22-25, 2013, in connection with his participation at the said conference;

RESOLVED FURTHERMORE, that the amount of USD 166.70 shall be paid out in advance from the General Administration fund to Mr. Lim to defray accommodation expenses incurred in attending the said conference, subject to the approval of the Treasurer, and the receipt of receipts or reservations to that effect;

RESOLVED FINALLY, that Mr. Lim shall be required to provide a written report of his participation for the said events and that upon his return, he will contribute to the development of the Strategic Plan of Wikimedia Philippines, and other initiatives as may be determined by the Board of Trustees.