I think that you could ask the same question of every candidate. Do they have the motivation to make the club better? I would say in almost all instances yes, it’s a volunteer position with long hours.
Does he like being in the spotlight? I have no idea, but I’d assume yes, the same as everyone other candidate I would imagine.
So is it a valid question to ask? I do t think it’s even a question that makes sense to be honest. The two aren’t mutually exclusive. You can want to make the club better, and also like the status and the attention that comes with a board position.
I think a far far more relevant question to ask a board candidate is what they will bring to the table? I dont know anything about Pete, and I likely won’t vote for him, but I would have thought his clear organisational / governance skills as well as his track record as the head of a coterie that raises a significant amount of money fo the club would give him an edge over other candidates without comparable experience.
But really, I have nfi