[Foundation-l] Board-announcement: Board Restructuring

Dan Rosenthal swatjester at gmail.com
Sun Apr 27 18:06:13 UTC 2008

I don't disagree with you Ec, I'm simply trying to find a way to talk  
about this without saying my true feelings about the restructuring,  
which would likely get me moderated ;)

On Apr 27, 2008, at 12:58 PM, Ray Saintonge wrote:

> Dan Rosenthal wrote:
>> Correct me if I'm wrong, but I think the rationale was explained: The
>> Board wants the Chapters to have more involvement in the governance  
>> of
>> the foundation, and since the chapters presumably would know good
>> candidates for the board (as they'd probably have already identified
>> some as candidates for their own boards) the move benefits both Board
>> and Chapters. Presumably, these would be something like "appointed
>> community seats"  as opposed to "elected community seats".
> This could very well be the case, but Chapters do represent national
> interests. Perhaps some day chapters should indeed be represented, but
> I'm afraid that at this stage it's a half-baked idea that opens up a
> whole new can of worms.
> Ec
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