[Linux-aus] Representation

Con Zymaris conz at cyber.com.au
Mon Feb 3 08:39:17 UTC 2003

On Mon, Feb 03, 2003 at 11:36:05AM +1100, Daniel Stone wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 03, 2003 at 11:22:07AM +1100, Con Zymaris scrawled:
> > A model which generally works well, and results in minimal parochiality,
> > is the AUUG model. People nominate, votes are cast, and the winners get to
> > orchestrate the organisation for the coming year. If those
> > nominated/elected are from dispirate states, then where's the issue? Face-
> > to-face meetings are rare, so it generally matters not where these
> > individuals are from. As long as they are motiviated and competent.
> > Remember, these are all volunteers.
> Indeed, but one disparity is that the LA meeting was face-to-face only.

If this is part of the LA charter, this is seriously anachronistic and
would need to be changed.  As an organisation that doesn't charge
membership fees, and can therefore not cover the costs of ferrying exec
board members in from interstate, this approach just can't fly as is.


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