[WMCA Programs] Request for approval

Ha-Loan Phan hphan at wikimedia.ca
Wed Oct 14 18:38:11 EDT 2020


Done. Thank you Sarah, JP and Benoit.

*Ha-Loan Phan*

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On Wed, Oct 14, 2020 at 5:15 PM Jean-Philippe Béland <jpbeland at wikimedia.ca>
wrote:

> Good day Programs Committee,
>
> The first event in the Speaker Series at U of A was on September 29. The
> activity report for this event was published on the grant request page:
> https://ca.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants/Requests/2020/Diving_Deeper_into_Wikipedia_speaker_series_at_University_of_Alberta#Approval_%28after_expenses%29
>
> Sarah is asking if we could approve the expenses in increment so the
> speakers don't have to wait too long to receive their honorarium. I don't
> see any problems with this, especially since we will have to make different
> transactions since the payments go to different persons through Interac
> anyway. For this, I created a section with the date of today. New sections
> will be added to approve each expense separately.
>
> However, each expense will need to be 'approved' after the submission of
> each activity report. Since the expenses are pre-approved, we only need the
> signature of one Board Member as per the Reimbursement Policy [1].
>
> As such, if the Committee agrees, can one Board Member sign to approve the
> expense requested today 14 October:
> https://ca.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants/Requests/2020/Diving_Deeper_into_Wikipedia_speaker_series_at_University_of_Alberta#14_October_2020
>
> Once it is signed, Benoit will make the Interac transfer by email directly
> to the speaker.
>
>
> Thanks,
>
> JP
>
> [1]  https://ca.wikimedia.org/wiki/Reimbursement_Policy#Approval
>
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