Mr. Everson brushed off such concerns. “Beverly has a strong independent voice,” he says. “If she tells me there’s a problem, I will know there’s a problem. She will have the absolute license to see what’s going on.”
(Chronicle of Philanthropy.)
Let's hope this reassurance of independence is memorialized in a charter or terms of reference.
(Related post Concern Over Appointment of Red Cross Ombuds.)