That’s fine. That’s the kind of discussion the board should be having with its director and the public — in public. And if the board feels its director can’t or won’t follow its directives, it can fire her.
But say why. Defend your position. Give facts and figures. What a public board can’t do is hide behind its attorney and some “mutual non-disparagement clause.”
Board members expected Miller to answer to them. The public expects the board to answer to the public. Maybe the firings shouldn’t end with her.