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Thank you for all your astute answers and for sharing your experience.

Cheers!

Steven


> On Fri, Oct 23, 2020 at 12:10 PM Searsmont Town Library 
> <[log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]>> wrote:
>
>     Dear Hive,
>
>     We've got a small rural library with a fair bit going on. There is
>     only
>     me and (when it's safe) a great team of volunteers running day-to-day
>     services.
>
>     We have a Board of Trustees who, theoretically, oversee my work, do
>     fundraising, help with some special events, and review policy.
>     However,
>     recently there has been a push from one board member to also become
>     service volunteer (they have never been a volunteer in the past).
>
>     I have heard words of caution from HR specialists about this
>     situation
>     and I am inclined to agree about the clear potential for conflicts
>     and
>     conflict of interest, but I would like to hear from colleagues about
>     their experiences and/or perspective.
>
>     Many thanks in advance for your wisdom,
>
>     Steven
>
>     -- 
>     Steven Brown Library Director Searsmont Town Library 37 Main St.
>     South
>     Searsmont, ME 04973 [log in to unmask]
>     <mailto:[log in to unmask]> 207 342 5549
>
-- 
Steven Brown Library Director Searsmont Town Library 37 Main St. South 
Searsmont, ME 04973 [log in to unmask] 207 342 5549

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