AZGP State Committee Meeting - March

The AZGP Steering Committee will meet on the Third Thursday of each month in the year 2021, unless that month already has a scheduled General Membership Public meeting. The schedule for 2021 is as follows:


January 23, 2021 - Annual Statutory Elections

February 18, 2021

March 18, 2021

April 15, 2021

May 2021 - General Membership Meeting TBD

June 17, 2021

July 15, 2021

August 19, 2021

September 2021 - General Membership Meeting TBD

October 21, 2021

November 18, 2021

December 16, 2021


The AZGP Steering Committee meetings are open to the public to attend through zoom. Please RSVP, the agenda is linked below.


Agenda, Thursday 03/18/21, AZGP State Committee meeting  7:00 PM to 8:30 PM  


Topic: AZGP SC Monthly Mtg  

Time: Mar 18, 2021 07:00 PM Arizona  

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State Committee Officer listing in alphabetical order by first name:  

Amee Beck – Recorder (term expires January, 2023), GPMC Representative (term  expires January, 2022)  

Cara Bissell – Treasurer (term expires January, 2022), GPPC Representative (term  expires January, 2022)  

Celeste Castorena – Co-Chair (term expires January, 2023)  

Colette Jennings – GPPC Representative (term expires January, 2022) 

Haryaksha Knauer – Co-Chair (term expires January, 2022)  

Liana West – GPUS Delegate (term expires January, 2022) 

Mike Cease – Secretary (term expires January, 2022)  

Ryan Kelly – GPPC Representative (term expires January, 2022)  

Sam Hales – GPMC Representative (term expires January, 2022), GPUS Alternate  Delegate (term expires January, 2022)  

Vincent Jones – 2nd Vice Chairperson (term expires January, 2022)  


7:00 PM (5 min) Attendance and Role assignments, Secretary  Amee Beck, Cara Bissell, Celeste Castorena, Colette Jennings,  Haryaksha Knauer, Liana West, Mike Cease, Ryan Kelly, Sam Hales,  Vincent Jones  

Facilitator _________________________  

Stack tracker _________________________  

Note taker _________________________  

Timekeeper _________________________  

Vibes monitor _________________________  


7:05 PM (5 min) Consent to the Agenda Contract, Facilitator  

7:10 PM (5 min) Indigenous People’s land acknowledgement,  Amee B.  


7:15 PM (5 min) 2022 petitioning, Haryaksha K.  7:20 PM (5 min) Recorder’s report, Amee B. 

7:25 PM (20 min) State Committee Elections to temporarily fill  two Vacancies until May – GPUS Delegate (term expires January,  2023) and GPUS Alternate Delegate (term expires January 2023),  Liana W.  

7:45 PM (5 min) North Carolina Green Party proposal to the  GPUS Steering Committee, Celeste C.  

7:50 PM (5 min) Cochise County recognition proposal, Mike C.  7:55 PM (5 min) AZGP budget proposals, Celeste C.  8:00 PM (5 min) Calendar scheduling items, Celeste C.  

Closing Items  

8:05 PM (5 min) Review of Decisions Taken, Note Taker  8:10 PM (5 min) Announcements, Facilitator  

8:15 PM (5 min) ELECTRONIC AND FUTURE BUSINESS ITEMS  LISTING – outreach, growing new county chapters, meeting  minutes bylaw amendment proposal, submission forms for website  updates, website calendar, Note Taker role proposals, Maricopa  County Recorder voting rights violations – Additional Items to be  added to the list (NOTE these items are not for discussion at this  meeting), Facilitator 

8:20 PM (10 min) Meeting evaluations – What worked well  and what needs improvement, Facilitator  

8:30 PM Adjournment (note, next AZGP State  Committee meeting scheduled for Thursday, April 22) 




The Green Party is committed to values-based politics, as expressed in our Ten Key Values. These values guide us in countering and changing a system that extols exploitation, unsustainable consumption, and destructive competition.

In this century, it is imperative that we find sound economic ways to make systemic changes. It is our responsibility to rebuild the political culture of the United States in order to stop wars of aggression, short-sighted ecological destruction, erosion of our rights, and the system that perpetuates social and economic injustice. In other words, we must fundamentally change our society's broken political system.

Now is the time to build a bridge from the world we have to the better world we know is possible.

Now is the time to grow a sustainable political force to work for grassroots democracy, nonviolence, social justice, and ecological wisdom.


Michael E. Cease

AZGP Secretary 

***updated Zoom Conference to the Recorder's zoom account 3-03-2021

March 18, 2021 at 7:00pm - 8:50pm
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