[vcf-midatlantic] Gerry Lawson's 82nd birthday - Today's Google Doodle

Adam Michlin amichlin at swerlin.com
Fri Dec 2 00:37:39 UTC 2022

I agree we shouldn't be paying speaker fees.

More importantly, I second the motion to get Bil Herd a gift and am also 
willing to make a donation towards said gift. Lifetime Support of VCF 
Award, methinks?

On 12/1/2022 5:21 PM, Christian Liendo via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> if we wanted to get Bill Herd a gift for all he has done and you wanted a
> donation for that, just let me know.
> On Thu, Dec 1, 2022, 4:45 PM Jeff S via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
>> On that note, we're probably in for $100,000 or so for Bil Herd. LOL
>> Yeah, count me in on the "no thanks" vote.
>> On Thu, Dec 1, 2022 at 2:01 PM Jeffrey Brace via vcf-midatlantic <
>> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
>>> 2) $5000 is a lot of money for a talk for a non-profit.
>>> 3) Paying a speaker would set a precedent that others might ask for as
>> well
>>> as make previous speakers ask "Why wasn't I paid?"

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