Hi Andreas, all, Andreas Mantke wrote on 30-10-17 23:08: > The number of remaining active members of the MC is one issue. The other > one is the role of the MC in connection to the board (and the other way > around). The tasks (and power) of the MC are written in § 12 I of the > statutes. The statutes foresee that the MC act as independent as > possible from the board (and the other way around too). Thus the people > acting on both bodies shouldn't have immunity of witness because of a or > economic dependence to a member of the the other body.
There is indeed always the situation that people have contact with each other, either for work in TDF, business, because of friendship, or avoiding because of (ancient) conflict. These may influence how one acts in the role and tasks in any body - luckily we're not machines. Because the board and MC have a multiple members, and we encourage each other to communicate clear and open, I'm always starting from the optimistic side: that the outcome of the processes will be fair and balanced. On the other hand: looking out for ways to improve our process/rules is always good. So thanks a lot for sharing your concerns here and the discussion - of course the others too. I expect that, maybe with e.g. larger membership, these topics will be looked at for sure. For now: in the coming days you may expect information, more probably than usual, from the MC how the current elections will be run in the most transparent and fair way. Regards, Cor -- Cor Nouws, member Membership Committee The Document Foundation, Kurfürstendamm 188, 10707 Berlin Gemeinnützige rechtsfähige Stiftung des bürgerlichen Rechts Legal details: http://www.documentfoundation.org/imprint GPD key ID: 0xB13480A6 - 591A 30A7 36A0 CE3C 3D28 A038 E49D 7365 B134 80A6 mobile : +31 (0)6 25 20 7001 skype : cornouws blog : cor4office-nl.blogspot.com twitter : cor4office jabber : cor4off...@jabber.org -- To unsubscribe e-mail to: board-discuss+unsubscr...@documentfoundation.org Problems? https://www.libreoffice.org/get-help/mailing-lists/how-to-unsubscribe/ Posting guidelines + more: https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Netiquette List archive: https://listarchives.documentfoundation.org/www/board-discuss/ All messages sent to this list will be publicly archived and cannot be deleted