[Foundation-l] Next board meeting

Jussi-Ville Heiskanen cimonavaro at gmail.com
Mon Feb 25 15:16:27 UTC 2008

On Mon, Feb 25, 2008 at 1:33 PM, Thomas Dalton <thomas.dalton at gmail.com> wrote:
> >  My own suggestion would be that a treasurer who is an
>  >  appointed Board member would need to face the electorate not less than
>  >  six nor more than eighteen months after that appointment.  The six
>  >  months should be enough time for him to put his mark on the job, and
>  >  show that he can communicate with the general membership.
>  Why would an appointed member ever have to seek election? The point of
>  appointed members is to get people with specific skills the board
>  requires, the point of election is to get people that can represent
>  the community. They are distinct goals, and you shouldn't try and mix
>  them. (Of course, if a member of the community has the required skills
>  and can fulfil both roles, that's great.)

I think if you look closely, the two members that were appointed, were
specifically not appointed with a renewable term, but appointed *until*
the next elections.

Jussi-Ville Heiskanen, ~ [[User:Cimon Avaro]]

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