In his remarks, Tim Minton, who serves as the president of his Upper East Side cooperative apartment house board
, noted that the board members often act as a buffer between the management companies and complaining shareholders.
Just one year after his appointment as the artistic director of the ballet company MaggioDanza, David Bombana was fired by the Florence Opera House board
. The board blamed the forty-year-old director for a dramatic decrease in ballet audiences during the 1998-99 season.