[Foundation-l] Next board meeting

Thomas Dalton thomas.dalton at gmail.com
Mon Feb 25 17:54:30 UTC 2008

> I don't know that I've ever seen anything saying that this position
>  wouldn't be an elected one. Of course, maybe I haven't seen a lot of
>  information, but without something specific there's no real reason to
>  assume this to be true. To avoid further speculation on it, maybe a
>  board member would be so kind as to tell whether the position of
>  treasurer is generally an elected or an appointed one.

The board consists of a mixture of appointed and elected members, so
there is clearly a choice. Given that choice, why would you ever use
an election to select somebody that requires a specific skillset? It
would be foolish to the extreme. Democracy is simply not a good way to
find a treasurer.

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