Holacracy Community of Practice Archive, 2015-2019 Community Holacracy Web Site

I see nothing contradictory at all about a role requesting anything whatsoever to serve their purpose, including this.  And if a role requested something like that from me, I'd tell them "no, that's none of your business, go away".  Because they're clearly requesting that from me as a person and not in a role, they have absolutely no right to expect I'll accept that project or do anything with it; there's no harm in requesting, because someone can very easily say "no", or just ignore the request entirely and not respond.  Now, if you somehow have some expectation at play that someone will definitely accept those kinds of project requests, then you probably have an issue...