Firstly, there is the whole question of why the club needs an executive director to begin with. Public service organizations often have executive directors because, by definition, a public service organization is all about contact with the public. A membership organization has very little contact with the public.
You wouldn't believe how the IRS defines a membership organization. We're not even allowed to advertise because we are mandated to serve a largely fixed group of people. The incumbents don't care what kind of organization they took over, as long as it owns a building.
They elevated Marcus to the board by a somewhat cryptic referendum on the ballots which the members voted on.
If you see something
on the ballot that you don't understand, vote against it! You don't understand it because you're not supposed to.
|FUSWC Lisa Lane|
There was another narrative on how Marcus is supposed to be rich and didn't really need the money. If he didn't need the money, why was the club paying him? He could have been kept on as a volunteer while the money was put to better use. Of course he needed the money.