[NA-Discuss] Nominating Committee application period ended yesterday (April 4, 2011).

Eric Brunner-Williams ebw at abenaki.wabanaki.net
Wed Apr 6 13:54:08 UTC 2011

Thank you Eduardo.

The imbalance of gender remains.

The imbalance of interest in the board relative to all of the 
interests in the other bylaws entities remains.

No data is available on the education, income or class characteristics 
of the applicants.

In sum, the outreach was four times as likely to motivate a male to 
submit a SOI than a female, and four times less likely to motivate an 
SOI for policy development than for corporate governance, and two 
times less likely to motivate an SOI relating to the public interest 
than for corporate governance.

The community response suggests that one or both of the constituency, 
now stakeholder model for policy development, or "policy development" 
itself, is unimportant.

The community response also suggests that "public interest" is twice 
as important as commercial interest, or national interest, but only 
half as important as corporate governance.

I remain concerned that the "outreach" attempted through the only 
North American meeting since November 2007 has no measurable effect as 


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