Lachlan Cannon called for votes and opinions: Hi Lach, Dunno if I get a vote or not ... (but I usually have an opinion handy!) ;-) I think I'd prefer this one: >>3. >>* content (content + marketing): >>* code (sysadmin + desdev) >>* admin (theforum + steering + finance) >>- steering ceases to exist, however representatives are chosen to call >>administrate votes IF votes are needed quickly Mostly, I think, because the other two choices lump finance with marketing and keep it separate from 'steering'. I may not be entirely clear on the exact roles and responsibilities of the various groups ... but I guess I feel kinda strongly that the purse strings belong with the 'executive' branch. The 'board of directors'. The 'steering' committee. The 'big picture' team. Whatever it is that we call them ... and not with a separate team. IMO ... it looks like a more successful strategy to have the group that comes up with the 'vision' for evolt handling the spending allocations to make that vision happen. Thanks, RonL.