>Allow me to change some more terms to reflect our new ways:
>1) replace "Administrative" with "Organizational" (Committees),
>2) replace OCRE Workgroup "Chair" or the like with "Representative"
>(elected by the Workgroup),
>3) call "Advisor" or project leader within an O-CREW something like
>and 4) replace "Executive Board" with "Administrative Ring" or
>"Coordinating Ring" (to reflect a communicative or consultative model of
===== I support and like the tone of the language shifs t though I'm a bit
confused by Chair/Representative (I would call that person the
"Facilitator") and Advisor/coordinator -- can you outline the distinctions?
Or refer me to the discussion (which I may have missed along the way) that
helps me understand the role differences?
>The reason for the difficult paragraph that seemed to contradict my
>vision was as follows. When Mihkel set out several honeycombs, it made
>the structure I suggested no longer workable, where a limited number of
>content-area O-CREWs could elect their own Representatives to the
>Coordinating Ring. So I wrote that if people wish to have more
>specialized O-CREWs, I could draft the Constitution and Bylaws to
>reflect that. In other words, representation would be traded for a
>smaller and hence more streamlined administration that included only the
>Organizational Committees. But no one has particularly supported this
>change, and in future the O-CREWs would want status equal to Committees.
>Mihkel has also agreed that that one big honeycomb may be okay (easier
>as well for bees to find or "home in on" in cyberspace!).
>So let me draft some more legislation before events start to determine
>our direction . . .
===== I'm still confused about the cmte/ocrew diffs so I'll just await next
postings. Thanks Steve.
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