RSCDS Changes

Ivan

Message 25904 · 4 May 2001 16:22:39 · Fixed-width font · Whole thread

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Angus Henry wrote:

> >----- Original Message -----
> >From: "alan mair" <xxxx@xxxxxxxx58.xxxxxxxxx.xx.xx>
> >To: <xxxxxxxxxx@xxxxxxxxxx.xxx>
> >Sent: Tuesday, May 01, 2001 7:16 AM
> >Subject: Re: RSCDS Changes
> >
> >
> >> . Even more, I'd like
> >> > to know the thoughts of other people in other branches, since our
> >> experience
> >> > and perceptions may be very different.
> >Personally I feel that the Society is only tinkering with the problem.
Maybe
> >it is time to cease having individuals as members and have Branches as
> >members instead.
> >The structure we are operating under at present was good while membership
> >was limited to the European area but now that it is a World wide
> >organization it could be time to let the local Associations care for the
> >individuals within their area.and the Society concentrate on teacher and
> >Tutor training and examinations.Not having to service individuals with a
> >subscription copy and a Bulletin each year would have a dramatic affect
on
> >its finances.
> >David Draffin
>
> Definitely worth looking at.
>
> Angus
> --
> Angus Henry; Secretary, NT Branch RSCDS
> web site <http://www.octa4.net.au/ahenry/>

Not for some in the UK. With no local Branch within 20 miles I belong to HQ
for
the facility of getting the publications and information on weekends and
Summer
School. If local associations were to try and service individuals then my
dancing days will be over!

"Quote :-Society concentrate on teacher and
>Tutor training and examinations. Not having to service individuals with a
>subscription copy and a Bulletin each year would have a dramatic affect on
>its finances."

It sure would without the individual members subscription where would the
Society get income from other than to levy each Branch and Associationwith
an
annual fee to enable them to do this training.

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A Django site.