Re: Bylaws, the law, and Sociocracy
From: drmaryann49 (
Date: Mon, 10 Mar 2014 13:33:38 -0700 (PDT)
Our board members are also members of our 7-member Steering Committee which 
meets monthly to plan our Plenaries. Barring unusual circumstances, the board 
don’t met otherwise. As I said they’re titular ;-)

Mary Ann

On Mar 10, 2014, at 12:48 PM, R Philip Dowds <rpdowds [at]> wrote:

> Our Cornerstone Board was originally conceived as existing only under duress, 
> for titular rubber-stamping purposes.  In more recent times, we've begun to 
> feel that's a waste of a good committee, so now the Board has more real 
> functions to perform.  The big difference, I think, is that in regular folks' 
> condos, the association rarely meets, while in our coho and others, the 
> association meets in a monthly plenary.  Some Sociocrats think this is a 
> waste of valuable member time.
> Philip Dowds
>> On Mar 10, 2014, at 3:28 PM, drmaryann49 [at] wrote:
>> The Board is titular (holding a purely formal position without any 
>> authority) and functions merely to rubber stamp decisions made by the group 
>> as a whole in a Plenary session.
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