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
Stack tracker _________________________
Note taker _________________________
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.
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
***updated Zoom Conference to the Recorder's zoom account 3-03-2021