[Noisebridge-discuss] Trimmed off the board list

Naomi Most pnaomi at gmail.com
Wed Mar 26 18:41:10 UTC 2014


Someone needs to run a statistics class at Noisebridge.  I'd take it.

There is something wrong with comparing the percentage of votes spread
across millions of people in an enormously heterogenous country, to
the percentage of votes spread across 25 people in a small, far less
diverse organization.  I don't know how to describe it.

--Naomi, who forgot to vote, actually.


On Wed, Mar 26, 2014 at 11:29 AM, Hannah Grimm <dharlette at gmail.com> wrote:
> That's a higher percentage than say, the President of the United States.
>
>
> On Wed, Mar 26, 2014 at 11:10 AM, Kevin <bfb at riseup.net> wrote:
>>
>> On March 26, 2014 10:59:17 AM PDT, Jeffrey Carl Faden
>> <jeffreyatw at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > 13? Isn't that close to the amount of members Noisebridge has?
>> >
>> >
>> > On Wed, Mar 26, 2014 at 10:56 AM, Naomi Most <pnaomi at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >
>> > > We're working on it.
>> > >
>> > > By the way, that "overwhelming support" came in the form of about 13
>> > > actual people voting.
>> > >
>> > > Just some food for thought....
>> > >
>> > > --Naomi
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > On Wed, Mar 26, 2014 at 10:55 AM, rachel lyra hospodar
>> > > <rachelyra at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > > > I personally envision a transparent process, with time for
>> > discussion and
>> > > > space made for dissenting views to be heard and incorporated.
>> > > >
>> > > > We sometimes have done this. We call this,
>> > > >
>> > > > Consensus.
>> > > >
>> > > > They told us it was radical and we said, we think it is an
>> > interesting
>> > > way
>> > > > to make decisions. Call us radicals then.
>> > > >
>> > > > If the board is empowered to do things they need at least reach
>> > consensus
>> > > > within themselves. The fact that there is dissent even within such
>> > a
>> > > small
>> > > > group means that the solution needs some editing.
>> > > >
>> > > > R.
>> > > >
>> > > >
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>> That's about 50% turnout. Additionally,  the least voted for member of the
>> BoD had the support of 7. A far cry from overwhelming support.
>>
>> +1 to refactoring the board roster
>>
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