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Elections2014/Nominations/Yohann Thomas

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Nomination form for Wikimedia Chapter Executive Committee Elections-2014

(To be initiated by Proposer and updated by Seconder and the Candidate wishing to contest for Election and submitted as per the due date)

Proposal details

Name of the candidate: YOHANN VARUN THOMAS

Membership ID (can be updated by Candidate later):INDI-322

Member Since (can be updated by Candidate later):22-Feb-2013

(As per Wikimedia Chapter by-laws, a Member for election to Executive Committee should have been member for at least 3 months before the date of the meeting of the AGM/Election).


Name: Nikhil Kawale

Signature(Use Wiki Signature): Nikhil.kawale 16:29, 15 October 2014 (IST)

Membership ID: INDI - 327


Name:Sanket Oswal

Signature(Use Wiki Signature): Sankoswal 15:36, 15 October 2014 (IST)

Membership ID: INDI - 319

Acceptance by the Candidate

Short Profile* (including past involvement in Wikimedia activities in not more than 100 words):

I am a 24 year old, Mechanical Engineer,currently pursuing my MBA from Symbiosis,Pune.I have been a part of the Wikipedia movement since 2008.Being a part of it for 6 years, I have learnt so much.I have attended many Wikipedia workshops & events conducted in & around Pune. I was also part of the Organizing team for the Wikipedia Summit Pune held in January 2013.Also I organized the Wikipedia Workshop Pune 2014.Currently I am working on 'Wiki Loves Food ' Project.'Wiki Loves food' is on similar grounds to 'Wiki loves Monuments', wherein pictures of food of different Cuisines will be showcased.


Position Statement/Letter of intent* (in not more than 200 words):

I want Wikimedia India to Grow in a Sustainable way.First of all I want to increase Volunteer base by conducting more awareness workshops.Then, once a sizable volunteer team is made, we should have more workshops conducted on a national level. This will create publicity, which will make our work easier during Donation drives.In this activity, the help of the whole Indian Community is required.Only when the whole community stands united,will Wikimedia India grow.This is where i want to be a facilitator. For India to create a Name for itself on the world stage, the Indian community should be Strong and United. That is my aim.


Conflict of Interest disclosure (if any)



I YOHANN VARUN THOMAS solemnly affirm to hold the aims and objectives of Wikimedia Chapter in highest esteem and strive to the best of my ability in serving the cause of Wikimedia Chapter.


Date:15/10/2014 Signature(Use Wiki Signature): Yohannvt 15:27, 15 October 2014 (IST)