Category Archives: organisation

Why I won’t be speaking at the Mardi Gras AGM tomorrow

It has been said that sacred cows make the best hamburgers. So, If the boards I’ve sat on over the past 3 years have done their job properly, they leave behind a legacy of governance, policy and process that allows … Continue reading

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Remembering Jock

I’ve been sitting on this blog for a while now, not really knowing what to write since the end of season. Then something happened over Easter. We lost a friend over that weekend. A great friend of the organisation and personally … Continue reading

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Season Spotlight 2010 – Ode to Volunteers

Howdy Today the senior management of the Mardi Gras came together to share what was in store for Season 2010. This team consists of our board, staff and the co-chairs of all our working groups. It  contains about 40 people … Continue reading

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The Mardi Gras office Twitters…..

Hi there, Just back from a meeting with one of our principle stakeholders which went really well. I never tire of talking about the Gras – what it does and why it means so much to many people. It makes … Continue reading

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Drowning in Email

I have 154 items in my inbox. Most of them Mardi Gras related and I’m drowning. As a strategy to deal with these emails, I have talked to a friend and now I am importing a CD that one of … Continue reading

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