Cedar Posts must have rattled some one's gilded cage when Cedar Post readers pointed out that CMPD Chief Rodney Monroe's wife Marvette Mornoe had slipped into the "Leadership Charlotte" organization via the "back door" apparently without the normal intense background review process. Read CMPD Command Visits Roll Call
Oh Thursday Cedar Posts received this rather short, terse and less than eloquent email:
"Elizabeth N. McKee" firstname.lastname@example.org to CedarPosts@gmail.com
March 26, 2009
To Whom It May Concern,
You are using a image on your website that is property of Leadership Charlotte.
Please reference this link: http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_gBxW-GSnE-I/SbZcqQ-EalI/AAAAAAAAAoo/-10VosYF2t4/s400/Line%2520up.jpg
It was copied from our website without permission. Please remove the photo at once.
The author is Leadership Charlotte's Executive Director Elizabeth McKee, and photo in question shows Leadership Charlotte Participants including CMPD Major Sherie Pearsall and at the far right Marvette Monroe.
PHOTO REMOVED AT THE
The posters comment: "...his wife is going to Leadership Charlotte without going through the proper channels. Is there a fee for going to Leadership Charlotte? If so, did the city pay for his wife to go?"
See Leadership Charlotte's selection process
Well Cedar Posts likes to play "nice" so within 72 hours we will have removed the photo in question as requested by Leadership Charlotte's Ms. McKee.
The photo has also been removed from Leadership Charlotte's web site.
Which makes the Cedar Post radar tingle, given the tone of our earlier post which among other things stated: "Leadership Charlotte is a very acceptable resource for a Police Chief's wife to be involved with....." , and makes one wonder whose buttons were pushed, and who applied the pressure to Leadership Charlotte?
Cedar Posts does not know Ms. McKee but reflects that prior Leadership Director Dee Dee Murphy would have just called.