[Foundation-l] board candidacies

Ray Saintonge saintonge at telus.net
Sat Aug 12 00:35:24 UTC 2006

Walter van Kalken wrote:

>I personally feel that one of the big issues is that people are required 
>to spend their own money for things. This means that if you life outside 
>of the US, even outside of Florida that your costs will be prohibitively 
>high. I personally find that one of the most prohibitive requirements. 
>Many people whom would have the time and the enthousiasm do not have a 
>bankaccount for that. And that is one of the reasons I have a lot of 
>respect for Angela and Anthere. They are willing to spend their personal 
>savings for the betterment of the projects. People should realize that 
>the next time they start complaining with them.
Being a volunteer can be costly, and many of us deal with those costs 
cheerfully.  I'm sure there is a level of participation where subsidy is 
warranted, but I would be hard-pressed to define that level.  Do you 
think that you could put your concerns in more concrete terms.  Who 
should be subsidized, and when?


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