Thank you for such a wonderful positive description of the process. I
am sure it will lead to much more participation and volunteer
activity, after all, who doesn't want to travel?
I am particularly pleased to see that you have so many creative
suggestions for alternative ways for choosing our leadership. Keep it
Ole J. Jacobsen
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On Thu, 20 Mar 2008, Eric Rosen wrote:
The random selection process coupled with the relatively small number
of volunteers is an interesting factor in all of this
Nomcom is a group of people randomly selected from among a set of folks
whose only qualifications are that they want to be on nomcom and they like
traveling to meetings.
I've never understood the logic behind the theory that this is supposed to
lead to a good slate of candidates.
The Giant Reset of 2006
Oh I remember that. For fairness, we replaced one randomly selected group
of folks with another randomly selected group of folks from the same
volunteer pool. We wouldn't want to end up with the wrong randomly selected
group, would we? That's another bit of logic I never understood.
Given that the whole process is whacky, fine tuning of various little
details probably won't make much of a difference.
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