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  • AZGP 2021 Annual Statutory statewide General Membership meeting for elections of State Committee officers

    The Arizona State Green Party will meet on Saturday, January 23, 2021 and you are invited. The AZGP will meet over zoom. 

    You will have a chance to meet Greens from all over Arizona. We will be conducting our annual elections. All registered greens in attendance are invited to vote. We will learn about ballot access, fundraising and volunteer opportunities. 

    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.

    We look forward to meeting you on January 23, 2021!

     

    Michael E. Cease

    AZGP Secretary 

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    AZGP 2021 Annual Statutory statewide General Membership  meeting for elections of State Committee officers  

    Agenda for Saturday, January 23, 2021 

    10:00 AM to 12:45 PM  

    Zoom Meeting ID 954 102 5128  

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    Meeting ID: 954 102 5128 

      

    PRE-MEETING SOCIAL  

    9:30 AM – 10:00 AM  

    Hosted by Cara Bissell, AZGP Treasurer

      

    INTRODUCTION  

    10:00 AM – 10:10 AM  

    Welcome and brief introductions (30 seconds for each introduction) –  Haryaksha Knauer, AZGP Co-Chair, Facilitator 

      

    10:10 AM – 10:15 AM  

    Volunteers for role assignments of Stack taker (certain items limited  to General Membership members only and not State Committee  members**), Time keeper (note, all speakers in the stack are limited to  1 minute), 2 Vibes monitors (one vibes monitor for audio and one  vibes monitor for “Chat” notes on Zoom), Public scribe (committee of  the whole through “Share Screen” feature on Zoom) – Celeste  Castorena, AZGP Recorder, Minutes taker 

      

    REPORTS 

    10:15 AM – 10:20 AM  

    Treasurer’s report – Cara Bissell, AZGP Treasurer  

    10:20 AM – 10:25 AM  

    Fundraising, monthly sustaining donors appeal – Cara Bissell, AZGP  Treasurer 

    10:25 AM – 10:35 AM  

    National Committee Delegate report (5 minutes) – Celeste Castorena,  GP-US Delegate 

    National Committee Delegate report (5 minutes) – Liana West, GP-US  Delegate

    10:35 AM – 10:50 AM  

    GPMC (Green Party of Maricopa County) report (5 minutes) – “to be  determined” (t.b.d.) in early January, GPMC Chairperson 

    GPPC (Green Party of Pima County) report (5 minutes) – “to be  determined” (t.b.d.) in early January, GPPC Chairperson  

    GPYC (Green Party of Yavapai County) report (5 minutes) – Haryaksha  Knauer, GPYC Chairperson  

     10:50 AM – 10:55 AM  

    Ballot Access Committee Report – Amee Beck, AZGP 1st Vice  Chairperson, BAC Committee Coordinator 

    10:55 AM – 11:00 AM  

    Report on 2022 Petitioning Campaign for AZGP New Party recognition  – Haryaksha Knauer, AZGP Co-Chair 

     11:00 AM – 11:05 AM  

    Media Committee Report – Sam Hales, AZGP Alternate GP-US  Delegate 

      

    Old BUSINESS  

    11:05 AM – 11:15 AM  

    Bylaw amendment proposal for State Committee quorum  requirements**(linked is the full text of the bylaw amendment) – Mike Cease, AZGP Secretary  

    New BUSINESS  

    2021 Annual Statutory elections of State Committee Officers

    11:15 AM – 12:35 PM  

    Co-Chair (term expires January, 2023)  

    1st Vice-Chair (term expires January, 2023) 

    Recorder (term expires January, 2023)  

    Media Outreach Coordinator (term expires January, 2023) 

    Maricopa County Representatives (terms expire January, 2022) Pima County Representatives (terms expires January, 2022) Yavapai County Representative - in May, 2021 due to Yavapai County  holding its annual county elections in March (term expires May, 2022) 

    2nd GPUS Delegate (term expires January, 2023) 

    2nd GPUS Alternate Delegate (term expires January, 2023) 

    OTHER  

    12:35 PM – 12:45 PM  

    Meeting evaluations, what worked well and what needs improvement  – Haryaksha Knauer, Facilitator 

    12:45 PM  

    Adjournment  

    Next meeting – May, 2021, regular General Membership meeting,  10:00 AM to 2:00 PM, in Tucson or on Zoom, to be determined (t.b.d.),  AZGP Co-Chair, Facilitator

    Saturday, January 23, 2021 at 09:30 AM
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