[At-Large] [ALAC] TR: ANNOUNCEMENT : Results from Round 2 voting for At-Large selected Board Member for seat #15 of ICANN Board

John R. Levine johnl at iecc.com
Wed Dec 1 17:25:03 UTC 2010

> Actually, I have heard the same thing too! Or rather, I have argued with
> a Board member about this. The gist of the problem stems from a Board
> member's limited time to indulge in the nitty-gritty, thus preventing it
> from forming its opinions as a helicopter view. In that Board member's
> view, Board members should act like "members of a Board", that is, not
> mingle half as much with the communities, to "waste less time".

Any chance you can tell us who this deeply misguided board member is?

He's right, the board wastes a lot of time, but I attribute that almost 
entirely to their failure to make the staff do proper staff work.

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