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spring 2017 agenda

Please enter your comments and suggestions for the draft agenda for the SPRING 2017 STATECOM meeting in the box below the draft agenda

 

Time HH.MM

Item

Notes

8.30

Set-up

 

9.00

Register. Pick-up materials. Get coffee.

 

9.30

CALL TO ORDER
- Appoint Notes Taker
- Secretary verifies quorum
- Seat alternates, if any
- Appoint Notes Taker, Timekeeper, Vibes Watcher, Stacker, Parliamentarian
- Appoint new StateCom members, if any

 

9.45

Approve Meeting Agenda

Adjust agenda if necessary.

9.55

Approval of Winter 2017 State Committee Meeting Notes

PLEASE REVIEW ONLINE DRAFT AND MAKE COMMENTS ONLINE PRIOR TO ARRIVAL.
[See item 5 in Reading Package.]

10.05

Co-chairs' Message

Should help set priorities and get StateCom focused.

10.15

Selection of Summer 2017 State Committee Location, Date and Co-Facilitators

 

10.35

Approve new representatives to AdCom (Vacancies, Diversity members, Chapter Reps, etc.).

 

10.50

Appoint members to GPUS committees (as needed)

• Maggie Zhou to GPUS International Committee
• Megan Elizabeth Corry to Outreach Committee
• John Andrews to GPUS Presidential Campaign Support Committee
[See items 1,2, and 3 in Reading Package.]

11.10

Reports from officers (co-chairs,treasurer, secretary) <4 min each>

 

11.30

State Convention Planning (report of the Convention Committee, approval of convention plans)

 

12.00

LUNCH - Brown bag or get food nearby.

Committees and working groups are encouraged to meet over lunch.

1.00

• Update on Ranked Choice Voting (Adam Friedman)
• GRP actions in support of RCV initiative

[See Item 6 in Reading Package for suggested ways for GRP to support the initiative.]

1.30

Results of 2016 Presidential Campaign

Jill is expected to join us by Skype from Liverpool where she is attending the Global Greens Congress.

1.45

Old business: Disbursement of Presidential Election Recount Funds

 

1.55

Old business: Requirement for Committee Membership for AdCom Members

Carried over from January meeting.

2.10

Reports from Committees (2 min. each)

Candidate Development & Legal, Communications & Media
Fundraising & Finance, Membership, Diversity & Volunteer Recruitment, GPUS national committee, Action Committee, Legislative Committee, PCWG [Convention Planning was covered in earlier agenda item.]

2.30

Political Action Planning 2017-18

What are our priorities for 2017-18? What preparations and actions are needed in the near term? Discussion to result in a set of statements reflecting the consensus of StateCom. See former proposal in Item 7 in Reading Package.

3.10

BREAK

 

3.20

Proposals

No proposals have been submitted. However, some time is reserved if StateCom wishes to discuss earlier proposals not acted upon or to discuss ideas for revising the proposal process itself.

3.40

Reports from Chapters (3 min. each)

Assabet Valley, Greater Boston, Nashua River, North Shore, Pioneer Valley, South Coast

4.00

Meeting Wrap-up and Feedback

Round robin format

4.10

Extra Time Available for Allocation

Can be allocated anywhere in the agenda.

4.20

ADJOURN.  Begin room clean-up.

 

4.30

Leave room

 
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