Re: [802SEC] Updated files for Telecon on June 5th 10am ET
Dear Clint, Buzz and all,
I offer an opinion for what it is worth: As someone who planned, bought, negotiated for many things in the past, when you have trusted people
working for you, that also may work for other clients as well, or are long term partners, there are circumstances where a deal comes along
that can be used to save money for multiple clients, and the cost savings shared among them. Maybe there is some standard support items
that are on sale, but buying them in more of a bulk situation produces a 25 or 50 percent savings? Or a phone call
to send flowers from the EC or 802 to a family in mourning is something that should be done at the needed time
with out consequences. $500.00 seems to be a reasonable amount, that a trusted partner could authorize. It would be nice to always
have someone to authorize an expenditure ahead of time, at a Plenary, but that is not always possible.
As long as the expenditure can be documented, as savings or a time related issue that should not wait, why not allow it?
On Jun 3, 2012, at 3:38 PM, Everett O. (Buzz) Rigsbee wrote:
> Hi Clint, I have two comments to make on your slides:
> 1. We need to include the meeting manager, the network manager, and the
> meeting planner in the list of persons authorized to make the $500
> expenditure between each plenary session, since they are the persons who are
> most often called upon to make needed expenditures in support of session
> arrangements for items such as printers, PC support items, badge stock &
> expendables, gifts & plaques, flowers, etc.
> 2. It has always been the convention that all meeting site selection
> decisions are presented to the EC and voted upon explicitly as part of the
> EC closing meeting. It is only a very recent trend that such decisions were
> pushed off of the EC agenda for lack of time and therefore not explicitly
> voted upon. Hopefully our new rules will ensure that site selections are
> given higher priority on the agenda so that those decisions are correctly
> Thanx, Buzz
> Please note my contact info:
> Dr. Everett O (Buzz) Rigsbee
> IEEE-802 LMSC Meeting Manager
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> Mercer Island, WA 98040-5912
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> SkypeID: BRigsB
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> Enclosed are the slides for my agenda item.
> On Sat, Jun 2, 2012 at 10:23 PM, Jon Rosdahl <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Agenda File Updated
>> Slides to use for the Call
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