On 3/5/16 8:28 AM, Chris Sherlock wrote:
decision making capacity, the Board should:
* Select, evaluate and (if necessary) remove the Executive Director;
Whilst I'm sure that C-level managers are up to the task, that's rather
abrogating the responsibility of the Board.
I think you are misunderstanding. The Board will meet to discuss and
approve the recommendation of the C-level managers. In order to
properly carry out the Board's supervisory duties, we can and should
take advice from those who are best situated. We have not transferred
the legal right and responsibility onto the C-level managers - we have
indicated to them that we trust that they will make a reasonable
If, contrary to all expectations, they came back with a recommendation
for Donald Duck or Donald Trump or some other cartoon character, we'd
obviously refuse their recommendation as would be our fiduciary duty.