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policies:director [2016/01/29 16:56]
Geoff Nicholson
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Geoff Nicholson
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 As the corporation holds insurance indemnifying the directors, directors shall not be personally liable for the debts, liabilities,​ or other obligations of the corporation. As the corporation holds insurance indemnifying the directors, directors shall not be personally liable for the debts, liabilities,​ or other obligations of the corporation.
  
-In practice, the Directors are the strategic navigators for the lab,  empowering the officers and the members to do all the day-to-day ​ operational stuff. ​ They go out into the wider community, looking for  ideas and projects to bring back to Quelab and integrate them into our  specific community. ​ They have to balance the desires of the membership ​ with finding the funds to pay for their feasible yet moonshot ideas. ​  The annual card-storming process run by the President is a major input  into the Director'​s program-decisions. \\  \\ Non-member directors bring to Quelab ​ ideas that we as a group would never have thought of, while  member-directors can reinforce the desires of the members to a board of  directors who are purposely hands-off. ​ All the Directors are tasked ​ with finding grants, programs, and ideas that can make Quelab an even  better place for the Albuquerque area to explore and create ​ STEAM-focused learning. \\  \\ The directors are not omniscient, ​ so they convene task-forces (short term) and committees (no fixed term)  to research ideas more thoroughly, so they can discuss program ​ proposals, rather than nebulous ideas which don't have a business plan  behind them.  These working groups solicit further concrete ideas from  the community at large, formulate a plan, and return their findings to  the directors for further discussion. ​In general, ​the proposal from the  task-force gets accepted, ​and the new program or policy is passed to the  officers for implementation.+In practice, the Directors are the strategic navigators for the lab,  empowering the officers and the members to do all the day-to-day ​ operational stuff. ​ They go out into the wider community, looking for  ideas and projects to bring back to Quelab and integrate them into our  specific community. ​ They have to balance the desires of the membership ​ with finding the funds to pay for their feasible yet moonshot ideas. ​  The annual card-storming process run by the President is a major input  into the Director'​s program-decisions. ​ \\  \\ Non-member directors bring to Quelab ​ ideas that we as a group would never have thought of, while  member-directors can reinforce the desires of the members to a board of  directors who are purposely hands-off. ​ All the Directors are tasked ​ with finding grants, programs, and ideas that can make Quelab an even  better place for the Albuquerque area to explore and create ​ STEAM-focused learning. ​ \\  \\ The directors are not omniscient, ​ so they convene task-forces (short term) and committees (no fixed term)  to research ideas more thoroughly, so they can discuss program ​ proposals, rather than nebulous ideas which don't have a business plan  behind them.  These working groups solicit further concrete ideas from  the community at large, formulate a plan, and return their findings to  the directors for further discussion. ​If the proposal from the  task-force gets accepted, the new program or policy is passed to the  officers for implementation.
  
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