Congratulations Maria!

On Sat, Jan 30, 2016 at 10:14 AM, Anthony Cole <ahcole...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Welcome back Maria. Recent events have shed a much-needed bright light on
> the board, and it would have been good to hold a community election in that
> light. We do have a limited volunteer capacity to manage elections, though,
> and I can understand the desire not to impose too much on volunteer
> goodwill. A shame, though. We all might have learned something from the
> process.
>
> On Saturday, 30 January 2016, Todd Allen <toddmal...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > So, why not make the best of both worlds?
> >
> > If you need another Trustee immediately, well...I don't really think
> that,
> > you have a quorum without it. And an appointed trustee who lost a
> community
> > election is not a community elected trustee. It is insulting to say that
> > they are. James Heilman was the community trustee, and we still have been
> > given absolutely no specifics about his removal, just vague handwaves at
> > "lack of trust". Why, specifically, did he lose your trust? What,
> > specifically, did he supposedly do wrong?
> >
> > But if the seat absolutely must be filled, make this an interim
> appointment
> > until a new election is complete, and hold such an election as soon as
> > possible. A new election is necessary, and not having one is
> unacceptable.
> > A lot has changed since the last one, and the individual you appointed
> did
> > not pass the previous election.
> >
> > Or in other words: This is still not acceptable.
> >
> > Todd
> >
> > On Fri, Jan 29, 2016 at 7:47 PM, Adam Wight <adam.m.wi...@gmail.com
> > <javascript:;>> wrote:
> >
> > > On Fri, Jan 29, 2016 at 6:09 PM Tomasz W. Kozlowski <
> > > tom...@twkozlowski.com <javascript:;>>
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > > > Considering the results of the 2015 May Board elections, I think it
> > fair
> > > > to say that María’s appointment to the Board lacks any community
> > > legitimacy
> > > > whatsoever.
> > >
> > >
> > > I have to disagree with this statement.  Please see my analysis of the
> > > election, where I show that Sefidari would have been the top-ranked
> > > candidate if we had counted votes equally.[1]  The "oppose" votes you
> > refer
> > > to are not serving the purpose you imagine they are, of weeding out
> > > controversial candidates.
> > >
> > > Yet another hugely surprising decision from the Board, I’m sorry to
> say.
> > > >
> > >
> > > That's another story... It would be nice to read the minutes of this
> > Board
> > > discussion, to see what alternatives were raised and how they were
> > > evaluated.  It would be even nicer if the broader community had been
> > > directly involved in deciding how to backfill their hatcheted
> > > representative's seat.
> > >
> > > -Adam
> > > [[mw:User:Adamw]]
> > >
> > > [1]
> > >
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