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Re: [juggling_ga] - - - IJA Politics

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  • Charles Shapiro
    Huh, that sounds plausible. I retract my comment about the money. I really hope not to have too many more follow-ups about the IJA on this list. Further
    Message 1 of 4 , Apr 30, 2003
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      Huh, that sounds plausible. I retract my comment about the money.

      I really hope not to have too many more follow-ups about the IJA on
      this list. Further comment should be at
      http://www.juggling.org/discussion.

      -- CHS

      On Wed, 2003-04-30 at 10:32, Andy Howard wrote:
      > Actually there is quite a bit of money involved which is the problem.

      > There is the life member fund, the archive fund, Bud's kids fund, and

      > a very profitible convention. The issue is accountability. The

      > staff is living off the fat of the land and maintaining their status

      > by manipulating the makeup of the board so that their protectors

      > always manages a majority. There is no financial accounting that

      > shows the actual compensation to the staff. The staff has got a goose

      > with a golden egg and refuses to let it go. They know that if they

      > release the information or lose the majority on the board, they are

      > history so they are using every trick in the book to maintain

      > their existence. The recent move to kick David Davis off the board

      > almost insures their power through the next year. The only

      > possible solution that I can see is an overwhelming vote at a

      > general membership meeting at Reno in favor of a change. The biggest

      > change needed is the appointment of a new treasurer an!
      > d a database administrator.
      >
      > Charles Shapiro <cshapiro@...> wrote:Thanks for posting this. Your hypothesis seems unlikely though. The IJA
      > has no money. Seems like the real problem is that ain't nobody driving
      > the bus.
      >
      > -- CHS
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