In an organization where the purpose and Bylaws explicitly (Article II) call for it to be supporting the movement, the Board should be balancing that aspect anyways.
Yes, the Board cares for the Foundation, but the Foundation cares for the Movement, and if it stops doing that it's off chartered purpose and the Board needs to intervene. George William Herbert Sent from my iPhone > On Feb 24, 2016, at 5:47 PM, SarahSV <sarahsv.w...@gmail.com> wrote: > > On Wed, Feb 24, 2016 at 6:23 PM, Denny Vrandecic <dvrande...@wikimedia.org> > wrote: > >> To make a few things about the Board of Trustees clear - things that will >> be true now matter how much you reorganize it: >> >> - the Board members have duties of care and loyalty to the Foundation - not >> to the movement. >> >> Hi Denny, > > Blue Avocado, the non-profit magazine, offers a somewhat different view. > They have published a board-member "contract" to give non-profit directors > an idea of what's expected of them. It includes: > > > > "... > I will interpret our constituencies' needs and values to the organization, > speak out for their interests, and on their behalf, hold the organization > accountable. > "  > > Sarah > >  http://www.blueavocado.org/content/board-member-contract > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines > New messages to: Wikimediaemail@example.com > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines New messages to: Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe>