A Good Committe

what does a good BrisLETS committee even look like

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– a lot of decision-making is delegated to the “management support team” i.e the people who do the actual work

– that several of the proposition has proven to be impractical, like returning account balances to zero when people leave

– “administrative fees” have never worked, we end up billing inactive accounts

– clause 18, is bizarre, I would imagine the intent is to ask people not to pretend to represent BrisLETS in public forums as it is, it attempts to control activities that BrisLETS has no control over.

Read More our official and latest T&C

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Having searched the constitution and surveyed the act I see no scope for mandates or orders in our constitution?No powers only duties President 22 Meetings of the management committee (9) The president is to preside as chairperson at a managementcommittee meeting.34 3) At each general meeting—(a) the president is to preside as chairperson; and(b) if…

Read More What are the powers and duties of the MC

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I am thinking today about how to work together in small groups of volunteers Specifically in the emerging BrisLETS MC The first point for me is that we are volunteers so “directives” “orders” and coercion are a shallow bluff. If we want someone’s cooperation we need to invite it. It’s much “easier” when you hold…

Read More How to work together in small groups of volunteers ?

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Because: We are a Not For Profit and it is really unusual to pay committee members. We are NOT BP If committee members are unpaid volunteers they have a lot of legal protection under Queensland law It is a very bad look when traders are selling soap at 1UNIT and Committee members are billing the…

Read More I don’t think that our Committee members should be paid UNITS.