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Fall 2014 agenda

DRAFT AGENDA
OCTOBER 5, 2014 GRP STATECOM
Location: HOLYOKE ROWS

9:00 am * Welcome / Registration & Credentialing / Tea & Crumpets / Recruit Timekeeper, Vibes Watcher, Stacker, and Parliamentarian (watch out for a tap on the shoulder!  Or send a note to the co-facilitators ahead of time if you wish to volunteer for one of these important roles)

9:30 am * Call to Order * Secretary’s confirmation of quorum * Identify and Confirm Timekeeper, Vibes Watcher, Stacker, and Parliamentarian

9:35 am * Approve the day’s agenda PLEASE REVIEW AND COMMENT AHEAD OF TIME

9:40 am * Selection of January 2015 State Committee date and co-facilitators (Saturdays in Jan: 3,10,17,24,and 31)

9:45 am * Approval of Summer 2014 State Committee Meeting Minutes  PLEASE REVIEW THE DRAFTS, THE POSTED CONCERNS, AND MAKE COMMENTS ON LINE PRIOR TO ARRIVAL

10:00 am * Co-Chairs & AdCom Report
10:10 am * Treasurers report
10:20 am * CDLC Report
10:30 am * Membership Committee Report
10:40 am: * Report from our Candidates (those present or their campaign’s representative)

11:00 am * Proposal 1

11:30 am * Proposal 2
.
12:00 noon * Lunch

1:00 pm * to local sites for ballot question &/or slate standout or canvassing

4:00 pm  * Working Committee Reports  – Communications, Convention, Fundraising, Platform

4:30 pm * Chapter Reports – Berkshire, Pioneer Valley, Nashua River, Assabet River Valley, Greater Boston, Quinebaug Valley

4:50 pm * Round Robin

5:00 pm * Adjourn

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commented 2014-10-04 16:57:43 -0400 · Flag
Facilitators, please place the final agenda in the main body of the web page. Quite confusing to be using separate e-mails and web page comment sections to update the agenda.
commented 2014-10-03 14:12:07 -0400 · Flag
FINAL AGENDA (10/2/14)
OCTOBER 5, 2014 GRP STATECOM
Location: HOLYOKE ROWS

9:00 am * Welcome / Registration & Credentialing / Tea & Crumpets / Recruit Timekeeper, Vibes Watcher, Stacker, and Parliamentarian (watch out for a tap on the shoulder! Or send a note to the co-facilitators ahead of time if you wish to volunteer for one of these important roles)
9:30 am * Call to Order * Secretary’s confirmation of quorum * Identify and Confirm Timekeeper, Vibes Watcher, Stacker, and Parliamentarian

9:35 am * Approve agenda: PLEASE REVIEW AND COMMENT AHEAD OF TIME
9:40 am * Selection of January 2015 State Committee date and co-facilitators (Saturdays in Jan: 3,10,17,24,and 31)

9:45 am * Approval of Summer 2014 State Committee Meeting Minutes PLEASE REVIEW DRAFTS, POSTED CONCERNS, AND MAKE COMMENTS ON LINE PRIOR TO ARRIVAL

10:00 am * Co-Chairs & AdCom Report
10:10 am * Treasurer’s report
10:20 am Working committee reports
10:50 am *Nominate and fill committee vacancies

PROPOSALS
11:10 am * Proposal: GRP Participation in Carbon Tax Forum (Brian)
11:35 am * Self-sufficiency Legislation (Gus & Maureen): brief description and handout
.
11:45 am * Lunch (POTLUCK! Bring something tasty to share. Start thinking about what the GRP strategy for 2015 ought to be; see below)

12:30 pm * Party strategy for 2015 discussion: Ideas for our priorities, ballot questions we want to pursue, the importance of local elections, and other things. (Recess to 3 pm if more time needed)

1:00 pm -2:30pm: Lyman Terrace Press Event and public announcement about Community Uplift Initiative

2:30- 2:45pm: URGENT BUSINESS: GRP endorsement of Community Uplift Initiative (CUI)

2:45-3 pm: Local Chapter Reports: Berkshire, Pioneer Valley, Nashua River, Assabet River Valley, Greater Boston, Quinebaug Valley

3 pm: Resume 2015 strategy discussion

3:30 pm: Statecom officially adjourns; you can stay if you want to participate in the following:
Campaign mechanics Workshops: Online Response Team,Twitter, “Dear Friends” effort, planning for listening tours (John will send out an email with specifics)
4:50 pm * Round Robin
5:00 pm * Adjourn

No ranking is needed ahead of time since there is only one proposal.
We still need parlimentarian,stacker, timekeeper, and vibes watcher!
Volunteers are needed to make phone calls to the press on friday afternoon!
commented 2014-09-25 22:10:41 -0400 · Flag
AMENDED AGENDA (as of 9/25/14)
OCTOBER 5, 2014 GRP STATECOM
Location: HOLYOKE ROWS

9:00 am * Welcome / Registration & Credentialing / Tea & Crumpets / Recruit Timekeeper, Vibes Watcher, Stacker, and Parliamentarian (watch out for a tap on the shoulder! Or send a note to the co-facilitators ahead of time if you wish to volunteer for one of these important roles)

9:30 am * Call to Order * Secretary’s confirmation of quorum * Identify and Confirm Timekeeper, Vibes Watcher, Stacker, and Parliamentarian

9:35 am * Approve the day’s agenda PLEASE REVIEW AND COMMENT AHEAD OF TIME

9:40 am * Selection of January 2015 State Committee date and co-facilitators (Saturdays in Jan: 3,10,17,24,and 31)

9:45 am * Approval of Summer 2014 State Committee Meeting Minutes PLEASE REVIEW THE DRAFTS, THE POSTED CONCERNS, AND MAKE COMMENTS ON LINE PRIOR TO ARRIVAL

10:00 am * Co-Chairs & AdCom Report
10:10 am * Treasurers report
10:20 am * CDLC Report
10:30 am * Membership Committee Report

10:45 am * GRP Participation in Carbon Tax Forum (Brian)

11:10 am * Self-sufficiency Legislation (Gus & Maureen)
.
11:30 am * Lunch (POTLUCK! Bring something tasty to share. Start thinking about what the GRP strategy for 2015 ought to be; see below)

12:30 pm * Party strategy for 2015 discussion: Ideas for our priorities, ballot questions we want to pursue, the importance of local elections, and other things.

1:00 pm * Candidates’ Campaign Update

1:15 pm * Vote on whether we’d rather:
A. Go out into the community and actually do some campaign work (canvassing, media event, stand-out or some combination) from 1:30-4:00
- or -
B. 1:30 to 4:00 pm * Campaign Mechanics Workshops:
1:30-1:45 Volunteer recruitment & organizing
1:45-2:15 Media strategy
2:15-2:45 Letters to the Editor
2:45-3:05 Online Response Team
3:05-3:20 Twitter
3:20-3:35 “Dear Friends” effort
3:35-4:00 Issues specific to individual campaigns

4:00 pm * Working Committee Reports – Communications, Convention, Fundraising, Platform

4:30 pm * Chapter Reports – Berkshire, Pioneer Valley, Nashua River, Assabet River Valley, Greater Boston, Quinebaug Valley

4:50 pm * Round Robin

5:00 pm * Adjourn
commented 2014-09-17 19:47:10 -0400 · Flag
DRAFT AGENDA
OCTOBER 5, 2014 GRP STATECOM
Location: HOLYOKE ROWS

9:00 am * Welcome / Registration & Credentialing / Tea & Crumpets / Recruit Timekeeper, Vibes Watcher, Stacker, and Parliamentarian (watch out for a tap on the shoulder!  Or send a note to the co-facilitators ahead of time if you wish to volunteer for one of these important roles)

9:30 am * Call to Order * Secretary’s confirmation of quorum * Identify and Confirm Timekeeper, Vibes Watcher, Stacker, and Parliamentarian

9:35 am * Approve the day’s agenda PLEASE REVIEW AND COMMENT AHEAD OF TIME

9:40 am * Selection of January 2015 State Committee date and co-facilitators (Saturdays in Jan: 3,10,17,24,and 31)

9:45 am * Approval of Summer 2014 State Committee Meeting Minutes  PLEASE REVIEW THE DRAFTS, THE POSTED CONCERNS, AND MAKE COMMENTS ON LINE PRIOR TO ARRIVAL

10:00 am * Co-Chairs & AdCom Report
10:10 am * Treasurers report
10:20 am * CDLC Report
10:30 am * Membership Committee Report
10:40 am: * Report from our Candidates (those present or their campaign’s representative)

11:00 am * Proposal 1

11:30 am * Proposal 2
.
12:00 noon * Lunch

1:00 pm * to local sites for ballot question &/or slate standout or canvassing

4:00 pm  * Working Committee Reports  – Communications, Convention, Fundraising, Platform

4:30 pm * Chapter Reports – Berkshire, Pioneer Valley, Nashua River, Assabet River Valley, Greater Boston, Quinebaug Valley

4:50 pm * Round Robin

5:00 pm * Adjourn