[svlug] Confirming my position [was: Explaining the Election]

Edward Cherlin echerlin at gmail.com
Mon Jan 28 02:09:16 PST 2008

On Jan 25, 2008 4:30 PM, Lisa <svlug at flygirl.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 25, 2008 at 02:42:25PM -0800, Edward Cherlin wrote:
> > We have not resigned; we have accepted the judgment of the
> > community that we weren't appointed, as we have clearly stated
> > several times on this list. We are in complete agreement on
> > having the election as planned, and we welcome the candidacies
> > that Bruce and Alvin have announced. Anybody else?
> >
> >> Lisa hasn't.  So, we probably still currently have a VP,
> >> at a minimum.
> >
> > Nope. Confirmed in direct conversation between Lisa and
> > several other members.
> >
> > Even if the members agreed that you had that authority, which
> > they don't, they wouldn't have accepted it as the final act of
> > a despised administration. I thought I might be able to
> > function as interim President, but it was borne in strongly
> > upon me that it wasn't on, and that we don't need to have a
> > President before the next meeting.
> I'm just sending this to validate that I *do* concur with most
> of what Ed said above.
> I was perfectly *willing* to accept an appointment --- on the
> condition that it be approved by the members.
> I, like Ed, am more than willing to step aside should it not be
> and I agreed (last night) that the organization could probably
> function just fine without elected officers AT LEAST until the
> 6th.
> So, while I have an interest in being VP (confirmed here, now),
> I have no need to act as such before the 6th --- or even after,
> if someone else is chosen.
> I just want to move forward and feel like the *members* are okay
> with the decisions made.
> Lisa

Thanks, Lisa. I concur with all of that.

Edward Cherlin
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