Statewide General Membership Meeting

This will be the 3rd and final General Membership Meeting for the year 2020. The purpose of the meeting is to conduct AZGP business at a level as inclusive as possible for all AZGP members. Anyone interested in Green Party issues may attend any AZGP meeting, but only registered Green Party members may vote on issues presented at meetings. A brief introduction to the history of the Green Party and the meeting process (consensus) shall precede the General Membership Meeting. 

Details

10:00 AM to 12:45 PM

Zoom Meeting ID 954 102 5128

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9541025128

 

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Meeting ID: 954 102 5128

 

Agenda for Saturday, November 14, 2020

 

PRE-MEETING SOCIAL

9:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Hosted by Cara Bissell, AZGP Treasurer

 

INTRODUCTION

10:00 AM – 10:15 AM

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

10:15 AM – 10:20 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 

10:20 AM - 10:25 AM 

Minute of silence in respect of Greens we have lost and Honoring Indigenous People, national day of mourning and International Free Leonard Pelteir event on November 26th Liana West, AZGP Co-Chair and Haryaksha Knauer, AZGP Co-Chair

10:25 AM – 10:30 AM

Brief 1990 to 2020 AZGP historical introduction – Celeste Castorena, AZGP Recorder

10:30 AM – 10:35 AM

“On Conflict and Consensus” reading – Cara Bissell, AZGP Treasurer

10:35 AM – 10:50 AM
Jamboard Session and open discussion of concerns, visions and AZGP mission from the general members.** Whiteboard – Sam Hales, AZGP Alternate GP-US Delegate & Amee Beck, AZGP 1st Vice Chairperson

 

REPORTS

10:50 AM – 10:55 AM

Treasurer’s report – Cara Bissell, AZGP Treasurer

10:55 AM – 11:00 AM 

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

11:00 AM – 11:10 AM

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

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

11:10 AM – 11:25 AM

GPMC (Green Party of Maricopa County) report (5 minutes) – Liana West, GPMC Chairperson

GPPC (Green Party of Pima County) report (5 minutes) – Cara Bissell, GPPC 1st Vice Chairperson

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

11:25 AM – 11:30 AM

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

11:30 AM – 11:35 AM

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

11:35 AM – 11:40 AM 

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

 

New BUSINESS

11:40 AM – 11:50 AM

State Working-Committees call for volunteers/review whiteboard sticky notes** – Sam Hales, AZGP Alternate GP-US Delegate  

11:50 AM – 11:55 AM

Volunteers for National Committee requests – Vincent Jones, AZGP 2nd Vice-Chairperson

11:55 AM – 12:05 PM

GP-US Delegate position status, term expires January, 2021 – Celeste Castorena, AZGP Recorder and Liana West, AZGP Co-Chair

12:05 PM – 12:10 PM

Recognition of Yavapai County as a new organized county chapter of the AZGP ** – Mike Cease, AZGP Secretary

12:10 PM – 12:15 PM

Bylaw amendment proposal for State Committee quorum requirements** – Mike Cease, AZGP Secretary

12:15 PM – 12:35 PM

Guest Speaker on Ranked Choice Voting – from Voter Choice AZ

 

OTHER

12:35 PM – 12:45 PM

Meeting evaluations, what worked well and what needs improvement – Liana West, Facilitator

12:45 PM

Adjournment

Next meeting – Saturday, January 23, 2021, Annual Statutory Elections meeting, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM, in Phoenix or on Zoom, Haryaksha Knauer, AZGP Co-Chair, Facilitator

WHEN
November 14, 2020 at 10am - 12:45pm
WHERE
Virtual Meeting - Zoom ID #954 102 5128 https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9541025128
CONTACT
Sam Hales ·
14 RSVPS
Amee Beck Liana West Celeste Castorena george david rascón John Baumann Sam Hales Robert Quarters Jacqueline Jenner Nicholas Knox Cara Bissell

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