Hey, don't leave Leo,
I love your idea. It appears to have fair representation for all concerned. Something we definitely don't have now! Yes, we need to fix it, by reducing the number of regions, by making the jobs more appealing with less ultimate time committed. Having 6, or 7 regions is a good number, or pick another. Then, as you say, fill the remaining current region seats,(if we do the 6 Regions) as we have now, with "Intra Club" Presidents: A Moho Club Prez, VAC Pres, Classic Club Prez, Life Memebers Prez and the like. This way, all groups will be represented on the IBT. Superb!
A NE Region, to include Canada Maritimes( Nova Scotia, PEI, Newfoundland, New Brunswick, Quebec), (Sorry Quebec, "Je me souvien!")
Upper Great Lakes, to include the Eastern Canada Prairies(Ontario,Manitoba, and Nunavut) and
Lower Great Plains,
Rocky Mountains(to include Saskatchewan, Alberta,
NW Region to include Alaska, Yukon, NWT, BC and Hawai'i), and
SouthWest Region, and.......
Europe, you get the picture.
Then NOT have any "Units"
Gee, an International Flag Ceremony on opening day that may take just 15 minutes!
AND to simplifiy it further, have everyone send in THEIR REGION DUES to Jackson Center, instead of what we do now, sending to our local Unit Treasurer, who then sends it to HQ. This would end an expenditure (mailing twice) that has been foisted on the individual units at their expense. In Denver, it cost us $4.00 Times 120 member rigs to mail out all the stuff to members.