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[rpd] Re: [members-discuss] Board Chair and Vice Chair
sergekbk at gmail.com
Sat Jul 25 22:39:06 UTC 2015
We can however, state how things actually work. It seems that you are
basing your judgement on how you think they work, not how they actually
Is that way consolidating the trust we need in our community?
After the events we have gone through last days (no need to go back), it's
our responsability to see how we can ensure that the community keep trust
in the BOD.
I don't think it will be wise just to sweep it away.
On Sat, Jul 25, 2015 at 11:15 PM, McTim <dogwallah at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 25, 2015 at 5:58 PM, serge ilunga <sergekbk at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello Andrew,
>> We are a community and each one of us can bring his stone to build it.
>> I humbly think that trust is critical to the survival of AfriNIC and the
>> events we have gone through last days has affected this critical pillar.
>> We don't have so much time to spend going back and forth on this but to
>> prevent community members being shouted down or misled, here is a comment :
>> A new board member can be as good or better chairs depending on their
>> involvement in Afrinic so suggesting an issue exists with appointing new
>> members as chairman is an attempt to exclude and create class structure
>> among board members .
>> Irrespective of what bylaws say the board and it's chairs have
>> oversight of all committees and all deliberations in practice even if it's
>> in a hands off manner.
> As a former NomCom Chair, I can tell you that this is not the case. When
> I sat on the Nominating Committee, the Board had zero input into
> deliberations. The elections and Nominations processes are reported to the
> Board, but the Board does not provide "oversight".
>> A sitting chairman with divided attention (board work and his election
>> campaign) cannot be better than a chairman focused on only board work.
>> It is constructive proposal to establish the governance committee and
>> these discussions further illustrate the need.
>> We can't sweep it away.
> We can however, state how things actually work. It seems that you are
> basing your judgement on how you think they work, not how they actually
> "A name indicates what we seek. An address indicates where it is. A route
> indicates how we get there." Jon Postel
*Serge ILUNGA KABWIKA*
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