[svlug] call to action

Edward Cherlin echerlin at gmail.com
Tue Jan 22 20:01:29 PST 2008

On Jan 22, 2008 7:38 PM, Marc MERLIN <marc_news at merlins.org> wrote:
> I'll start with your last paragraph, which is the important one
> (knowing that some readers will want to skip reading the rest)
> > You've simply got to realize, though, that I'm running SVLUG
> > differently than you did; my goal is NOT to do things as past
> > presidents have; my goal is to do things differently, to shake things
> > up a bit, and to help SVLUG to grow and evolve into something greater
> > and more capable than it has been recently.
> That's a laudable goal, and I respect the concept.

Fine with me, too.

> I am however pointing out that you may have achieved some of your goals, but
> at the expense of other important ones, like the mailing list, the web site,
> and a core of volunteers.

This is why I'm running for Vice President.

> Where to go from there is the group's decision. Through inaction, they'll
> passively show approval.

No, I'm afraid that many of the key people are currently divided
between passive-aggressive and loud, in-your-face aggressive responses
to Paul's leadership style.

> Time will tell, the members get to decide where this group goes.
> I'll respect what we end up with either way since it'll be the group's
> decision.

That's what I intend.
Edward Cherlin
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