[Foundation-l] Board-announcement: Board Restructuring

Jussi-Ville Heiskanen cimonavaro at gmail.com
Tue Apr 29 14:37:10 UTC 2008

Brianna Laugher wrote:
> 2008/4/29 Ray Saintonge <saintonge at telus.net>:
>>> Secondly seats for community members are still a majority: 5 + Jimmy.
>>  > If a vote goes 5-5, it fails. So there is no "power bloc of
>>  > outsiders".
>>  > If you are really concerned that "the chapters" are going to somehow
>>  > choose the wrong people, then why not pipe up with suggestions about
>>  > what "the right way" would be.
>>  >
>>  I realize that the prevailing spin is that the chapter seats are
>>  community seats, but in the absence of the chapters themselves having
>>  worked out a viable plan the spin is based purely on speculation.
> OR: in the absence of the chapters themselves having (had a chance to)
> work out a viable plan, this is a great opportunity for everyone to
> provide suggestions to them about the ways they might go about it...
> A few comments I have read have been as if the chapters seats are a
> fait accompli, doomed, when in fact I see this is a great
> *opportunity* for people to help guide the process to something they
> are happy with.
> Brianna

<sly smirk>

How about the chapters institute an exploratory body to ponder
this very question...

They could call that body... let me see now... what should they
call such a body?

I know!

Why not call it a "Community Volunteer Council for Electoral


<broad grin>


Jussi-Ville Heiskanen

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