[oclug] installfest:when -- red tape -- not
amoamasam at sympatico.ca
Wed Apr 25 14:32:59 EDT 2001
Jon Earle wrote:
> So... remind me once again why we are incorporating? Have we made
> progress? Is the forthcoming red-tape and papertrail better than the
> ad-hoc procedures which seemed to work well in the past?
> Oh well.... I suppose I should actually pipe down. I didn't voice my
> opinions on clubs and boards in the past (mainly because I never once
> thought that we'd let politics get in the way - on the surface, it
> seemed like a good enough idea), so I can't really complain now that the
> ink has more or less dried on the paperwork. It's just sad to see this
I hope that by making procedure formal, politics *won't* get in the way.
A well drafted constitution ought to make internecine politics impotent,
and it's they that usually ruin informal, volunteer-based organizations.
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