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On 1/20/2021 at 12:45 PM, Ron Burgundy said:

I threw out the MFC ballot and related documents yesterday, as I habitually do each time the MCC ballot papers are circulated.

Having read this loop, I have now removed the MFC ballot from my office waste paper bin. Fortunately the office cleaners appear not to be as diligent as they were pre-Christmas and the MFC ballot paper was still there. I will hold off complaining to Dexus on this occasion.

This new dude appears to be a legitimate supporter, which appeals to me. I also didn't enjoy the tone and content of Bartlett's email - seemed slightly inappropriate to me. Even though I understand his reasoning, I feel concerned about some closed coterie forming again - this is exactly what's held this club back since 1964.

I think it makes sense to have an ex-player, but the others are up for grabs in terms of my vote. I'll read the rest of this thread with interest over the coming days.

 

Indeed, like you R.B., I'll continue to read this thread over the next few days before casting and posting my vote for the 2021 MFC Board.

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I read that email and my immediate thought was Vote 1 - Peter Lawrence I don't like being told who the incumbents have chosen to represent me in an open election process I think it was a poo

I know Peter. Very strong and keen supporter of our club (men’s and women’s teams), travels for nearly all interstate games; would bring a strong skill set to the board as indicated in his profile. Ve

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On 1/16/2021 at 10:13 AM, Graeme Yeats' Mullet said:

I understand this is the case. Dates back to the Caro article mid last year I think.

Crux of it is lack of Footy understanding represented on the Board  -  and Footy is the core business of the club, and where we've not had the required success

I would think that's why they got Brad Green on Board.

Personally I think many have missed the point. It's not about electing Peter Lawrence it's about who gets the boot. In those circumstances I can see why the Board would ask for stability. You could easily see the Board ranking the current appointees from 1 to 4 and then the members vote installs Peter Lawrence and the number one gets ousted.

 

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13 hours ago, dworship said:

I would think that's why they got Brad Green on Board.

Personally I think many have missed the point. It's not about electing Peter Lawrence it's about who gets the boot. In those circumstances I can see why the Board would ask for stability. You could easily see the Board ranking the current appointees from 1 to 4 and then the members vote installs Peter Lawrence and the number one gets ousted.

 

That was my view. Apart from Brad Green, the rest know nothing about footy clubs. All spread sheets and lawyer clubs.

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2 hours ago, Ugottobekidding said:

That was my view. Apart from Brad Green, the rest know nothing about footy clubs. All spread sheets and lawyer clubs.

They don't need to know a thing either. That is the domain of the CEO, Football Director and Football Department.

Just filled in my ballot. Stability please.

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