Wikipedia:Committees

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The English Wikipedia has a number of committees:

Formal
Informal
  • Birthday Committee – group of editors that wishes editors happy birthday to other editors on their talk pages
  • Welcoming Committee – group of editors who welcomes new users on their talk pages
Wikimedia Foundation
  • See: meta:Wikimedia committees
Defunct/rejected
  • Ban Appeals Subcommittee – a former branch of the Arbitration Committee that heard appeals by email from users who are banned or blocked by community processes. It was dissolved by motion of the Committee on 15 November 2015.
  • Audit Subcommittee – branch of the Arbitration Committee which investigated complaints about the misuse or abuse of the advanced permissions CheckUser and Oversight
  • Ombudsmen Committee – failed proposal for a committee to look back on disputes and give recommendations how they could be handled better in the future
    • Not to be confused with the cross-wiki Ombudsman Commission, the active group of Wikimedia users who conduct official investigations over violations of the privacy policy for the Wikimedia Foundation, especially with regards to CheckUser.
  • Mentorship Committee – informal, now-inactive committee that was set up to mentor users put on probation or mentorship by either the Arbitration Committee or the community
  • Guidance Committee – now-defunct group of community members responsible for guiding the community to building an encyclopedia
  • Wikipedia Committees – failed proposal for reforming Wikipedia governance through a system of committees based on arbitration, policy and appeals

See also

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