[Osmf-talk] Board term limits and term lengths
chris_hormann at gmx.de
Fri Nov 10 17:10:59 UTC 2017
On Friday 10 November 2017, Frederik Ramm wrote:
> > So can someone please point out my error?
> Your error seems to lie in the assumption that board just needs to
> pass a resolution and everything else will magically sort itself out.
> There are some boards in other organisations that may enjoy that kind
> of power but they usually have more paid staff than we do. Should we
> start hiring ;)?
My error seems to have been a wrong understanding of how the board
works. It seems to me now that the board in the majority considers
themselves more administrators and less decision makers than i though.
I say this without judgement, just an observation.
But just to clarify: Implementing term limits would from my point of
view result in zero increase in work. Changing the mode of elections
to fixed terms would result in a very moderate temporary increase in
work because of the required changes in the internal procedures. But i
understand that most other decisions result in a lot of work so it is
understandable you are reluctant to make unnecessary decisions and
changes in general.
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