[Foundation] a simple reform

Russell Davis rkdavis at burninghorse.com
Fri Apr 11 10:49:41 CDT 2003


cohesion is nice but stagnation isn't and pointing no fingers it does
seem that 6 months is the effective limit on the council doing stuff --
the latest one went great guns and then for whatever reasons onlist they
seem to still be in the holiday spirit (they might have been doing alot
of stuff OOB but if we can't see it then it doesn't count in my book)

well personnally i'm not to keen on that as you could endup with people
effectivly having upto 18months membership -- it should be one rule for
all.

Russell

On Fri, 2003-04-11 at 11:18, Matt Tucker wrote:
> > if we did go forward with this and i can't see why not as it's seems
> > reasonable then i'd like to also add a proposal to it that council sits
> > for 6 months rather than a full year -- board can stay at the year as if
> > i remember correctly board members don't need to be JSF members and the
> > business world works in yearly cycles anyway.
> 
> I think one year is reasonable for the council. It's important to 
> maintain cohesion, and too short of a time period wouldn't help this. 
> However, if you're elected as a council member, it doesn't seem like 
> there should be an option to have your JSF membership expire during that 
> 1 year period. Perhaps your membership would have to be re-instated at 
> the end of the council term, but there wouldn't be the option for it to 
> expire before then.
> 
> Regards,
> Matt
> 
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