Co-Chair: Liana West (term expires January 2021)
Co-Chair: Haryaksha Knauer (term expires January 2022)
1st Vice Chair: Amee Beck (term expires January 2021)
2nd Vice Chair/Assistant Treasurer: Vincent Jones (term expires January 2022)
Secretary: Mike Cease (term expires January 2022)
Treasurer: Cara Bissell (term expires January 2022)
Recorder: Celeste Castorena (term expires January 2021)
Media Outreach Coordinator: Ryan Kelly (term expires January 2021)
Maricopa County Representatives: Liana West, Amee Beck and Sam Hales (terms expire January 2021)
Pima County Representatives: Eduardo Quintana, Cara Bissell and Ryan Kelly (terms expire January 2021)
Yavapai County Representative (proposal to recognize Yavapai County to be adopted on November 14, 2020)*
Coconino County Representative: (inactive)
Green Party-US Delegates: Liana West (term expires January 2022) and Celeste Castorena (appointed to fill vacancy until November 2020 for original term which expires January 2021)**
Green Party-US Alternate Delegates: Sam Hales (term expires January 2022) and Haryaksha Knauer (term expires January 2021)
*state party recognition of new County Chapters goes before both the State Committee and the General Membership
**all vacancies and interim appointed positions are filled by election at the next statewide General Membership meeting
If you are interested in serving on the AZGP State Committee, please call (602)417-0213 or e-mail us: email@example.com. Per our bylaws, you must be a registered Green Party voter in Arizona in order to be nominated and elected as an AZGP Officer/State Committee member.
Last Updated - September 16, 2020
The purpose of a Working Committee/Task Force is to make the work of the AZGP efficient and effective by dividing such work amongst a specialized group.
- Bylaws Committee:
responsible for drafting/revising the governing rules of the state Green Party (AZGP); and responsible for drafting AZGP policies, procedures and resolutions.
- Ballot Access Committee:
responsible for collecting petition signatures for AZGP ballot status petition drive, Green Party voter registration drive, lobbying for electoral reform, etc.
- Communications/Membership Outreach Committee:
responsible for communication to registered Arizona Green Party members (mailings to registered Greens, AZGP Shout-Out newsletter, phone banking, etc); also responsible for maintenance of unorganized county Green Party databases (State Secretary & State Co-Chairs).
- Finance/Fundraising Committee:
responsible for drafting the annual AZGP budget; also responsible for organizing fundraising events & campaigns for the AZGP treasury.
- Green Growth/Strategic Planning Committee:
responsible for drafting AZGP goals, strategy, tactics and timeline for the next 5 years.
- Media Outreach, Publications & Website/Social Media Committee:
responsible for drafting AZGP media alerts and press releases; responsible for organizing AZGP press conferences and media events; responsible for drafting AZGP brochures, flyers and other publications; responsible for technology and administration of online activities; responsible for maintenance and update of state Green Party (AZGP) website & social media pages (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.)
- Political Campaigns Committee:
responsible for organizing/recruiting Green Party candidates and volunteers for Green Party campaigns (campaign managers, treasurers, etc).
- Speaker’s Bureau:
responsible for presentations and speaking engagements at high schools, etc.
If you are interested in serving on one or more of the AZGP Working Committees, please call (602)417-0213 or e-mail us: firstname.lastname@example.org. You must be a registered Green Party voter in Arizona in order to join a Working Committee.
Last Updated - November 14, 2020