January 15, 2018; San Antonio Express-News
There has been a new development in the ongoing battle over the management of the Alamo. Readers might recall from earlier NPQ articles accusations of conflict of interest in the creation of the structure of nonprofits managing the Alamo, and that, a few months earlier, the Land Commissioner, who is the head of the boards of these organizations, was being grilled about the corporate structure and decision-making. Now, reports are that the leadership of the nonprofit organization managing the daily operations of the Alamo in Texas has bowed to pressure from local legislators and decided that their board meetings shall be open to the public except on special occasions.
The bylaws of the newly restructured Alamo Trust now state that the agendas of board meetings will be posted on the organization’s website at least 24 hours in advance and that there will be an opportunity for public input on their content. The Alamo Trust CEO sug