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Re: Compensation at Olcott/Wheaton

Feb 03, 1997 02:41 PM
by m.k. ramadoss

I had a gut feeling about what you have stated. Even the International
President Radha Burnier has never taken any salary and worked for free
all her life.

This issue resurfaced in connection with the comment made in relation to
Bing's *severance* pay and he being one of the *highest* paid (I am
quoting from memory).

There is a very interesting comment in the Candles in the Sun, that up
until Miss. Dodge started funding all sorts of projects, all work was
done by volunteers. According to E Lutyens, this was a bad move. Now we
have Kern Foundation which look's like reincarnation of Miss. Dodge's


On Mon, 3 Feb 1997 wrote:

> Doss,
> The pay at Olcott is not good by any measure.  Some years ago I went out with
> a woman who worked there and her pay was extremely small.  Even the National
> President receives a very small salary when compared to the duties of the
> position, which is why every president has had a source of outside income.
> There was a time, about 40 years ago, when the Olcott Staff was not really
> paid at all but was expected to have a source of money independent of the
> society.
> Chuck the Heretic

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