[NOTES] Governance Charter v1.0 Objections Discussion

What: Governance Charter Objections Discussion
When: 2022-03-30T21:00:00Z
Who: Aia, Chase, Chun, Dan Wu, Dendrons, John, Julia, PostArchitekt



  • 1. Existence of membership steward role: Not minimum viable governance structure.
  • 2. Lead and Delegate should not be combined roles: Reduces double linking effectiveness
  • 3. Pod Leads should be made Pod Admins: Creates minimum viable governance structures Reasoning: forces leaders to be aware of what’s going on.


  • To objection 1: Remove the Membership Steward role and move its responsibilities to the Lead role.
  • To objection 2: Add language that recommends that each non-Member role is filled by separate members, especially that of Lead and Delegate.
  • To objection 3: Add that if a pod’s Admin is not another pod, the default should be to have the Lead fill the Pod Admin role.


  • All attendees expressed their consent to the governance charter if it reflects the updates listed above.

What’s next?

  • Chase to update charter to reflect changes we agreed upon.
  • Ratify the governance charter on Friday.

If anything is missing or inaccurate, please reply so I can correct it.