There can't be anything going on in "board meetings" when they aren't
Jeff Moore -- KE7ACY
On Tue, Sep 8, 2020 at 4:01 AM Joseph Armbruster via AMSAT-BB <
> I would like to see regular updates again, in an environment that is free
> of legal intimidation and rich of engineering activity, like it use to
> be... That's why I voted for: Hammond, Paige, Stoetzer.
> AMSAT should be voting for people who speak well about AMSAT, work for
> AMSAT and want it to continue to evolve and grow. I have seen some board
> members speak up now and then, but it seems limited now and focused on
> answering specific engineering questions.
> I'm not on the board of AMSAT, or involved with the board in any way, but
> from all observations i've been able to make from the -bb traffic, it seems
> like many on the BOD are being forced to walk on eggshells with their words
> and are being stifled due to legal threats. Reference the -bb email
> "[Reply to W5PFG's letter of 10 July 2020", and all it's majesty. With an
> email like this being sent publically to the -bb, who knows what else has
> gone on behind the scenes or in board meetings. Not sure if the email was
> sent just-for-show or not (you know how some people can be these days...),
> but that's the work of Patrick and Michelle (ref the email), whom appear to
> be part of the root cause of the deafening silence we are experiencing from
> the board. If you want to do AMSAT a service, sift through the -bb and
> vote-away the friends-and-family of ORI. Otherwise, it feels like it will
> be the last year, ad-infinitum, minus any engineering activity.
> Joseph Armbruster