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Re: [bc-gnso] Treasurer / Treasury group for accountable and transparent budgeting

  • To: George Kirikos <icann@xxxxxxxx>
  • Subject: Re: [bc-gnso] Treasurer / Treasury group for accountable and transparent budgeting
  • From: "Mike O'Connor" <mike@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 23 Jun 2009 20:53:39 -0500

i would be happy to participate in a committee like the one George is suggesting -- i think it's a good approach. i've got some credentials in the Finance area, having served as Controller of the University of Minnesota (a $2.2 billion/year operation) and various stints at Coopers & Lybrand over the years.


On Jun 23, 2009, at 2:23 AM, George Kirikos wrote:

Hi folks,

To followup on Liz's suggestion, here's a direct proposal:

1) that a small committee of three people (perhaps volunteers or
elected) who are NOT councillors be either be responsible for the
annual budget
2) aligned with #1, and to ensure accountability, the annual budget be
voted upon, and thereby require a majority vote to be passed.

We also believe the Secretary should be an elected position, but that
should be a separate discussion.


George Kirikos

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