Re: [juggling_ga] - - - IJA Politics
- 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
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