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Re: Slate of Officers Issue BOD

Good for me!


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jeff Davis" <jeff@ke9v.net>
To: "AMSAT-BB" <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
Sent: Sunday, June 26, 2005 9:00 PM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Slate of Officers Issue BOD

> I see nothing wrong with viewing the bios that come with the ballots  
> and then personally emailing any candidate with which I have a  
> question. Many voting members are not on this list and many non- 
> members are. This doesn't seem to be the kind of communication that  
> is best served by a mailing list. As we have seen many times in the  
> past, these kinds of threads, particularly on this mailing list, tend  
> to disintegrate into unkind and non-useful exchanges.
> Besides, there are other ways for prospective candidates to get their  
> views out. Why have we never added downloadable audio interviews to  
> the AMSAT repertoire? I'd love to hear interviews with members of  
> project development teams as well as officers, etc. There have been  
> several posts to the -BB just today that included links of recorded  
> MP3s of satellite passes ... I'd love to be able to put several hours  
> of audio interviews with folks like Tom Clark, James Miller, Peter  
> Guelzow, Rick Hambly, and many others on my iPod.
> Putting "political" debate on the -BB may sound like a good and  
> "democratic" idea, but I don't believe you will find even one  
> instance in the recorded archives of this list where that has ever  
> worked well.
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