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

[@mention:576648489231374882], yes, I think it's more than a formality. A partner may not be filling any current roles for a number of reasons. Some bad. Some not so bad. So, there should be some defined process (or a defined role to create a process) for identifying the difference and moving things forward appropriately.  

Lead Link role-fillers (note: not the Lead Link role itself) may have valuable information to contribute to that process, they may even be involved in that process, but if so, they should do so through a different role.