Adrian Coy's blog

An Inconvenient Truth

From time to time members have stood for ICE Council, and have been elected, to challenge the establishment on something they feel passionately about.  The challenge they bring is often inconvenient and uncomfortable, but is necessary and essential to effective governance. 

Two recommendations of the ‘Presidential Commission into ICE Governance’ combine to undermine the rights of members to challenge the establishment: 

Balance of a Trustee Body

During my relatively recent time on Council I was involved in both the Orr and Hewlett governance reviews, and in debating a further governance report commissioned from consultants.  I also served on the Executive Board as both an elected general member of council and as a Vice President.  I acted as scrutineer for last years ballot.