April 10, 2022

Green Party US – Steering Committee Meeting Minutes

Date: Sunday, April 10, 2022, Time: 8:00 pm ET

  • Setup and Background

    1. Facilitator: Hillary Kane
    2. Steering Committee Roll Call:
      1. Margaret Elisabeth (co-chair) – present
      2. Ahmed Eltouny (co-chair) – present
      3. Rei Stone-Grover (co-chair) – present
      4. Anita Rios (co-chair) – present
      5. Chris Stella (co-chair) – present
      6. Garrett Wasserman (co-chair) – present
      7. Tamar Yager (co-chair) – present
      8. Kristin Combs (secretary) – present
      9. Hillary Kane (treasurer) – present
    3. Observers: Lizzie Adams (FL), David Gerry (MA), Holly Hart (IA), Rita Jacobs (MI), Barbara Kidney NY), Peggy Koteen (CA), Starlene Rankin (NWC), Mary Rooker (MD)
    4. Establish Quorum (9 current members, # present ,quorum is 5) – MET
    5. Approve Agenda – CONSENSUS

PROPOSAL: Add COVID to Old Business for old business. – WITHDRAWN

  • New Business

    1. 2022 Platform Proposals Process (GW / CS)

Action: Write rules revision with revised timeline for 2022 (KC)

Action: David Doonan to get platform submissions on wordpress (HK)

Action: Platcom will hold elections for officers (CS)

  • Standing Business

    1. Follow-up on Action Items
      1. Sign MOU and Susan/Cameron access (KC / ME)

Action: Send MOU for signing to Susan/Cameron/ME (KC)

Action: David Doonan will grant necessary access (HK)

  1. Approval of Expenditures
    1. Text Blast, $500, ln ## – CONSENSUS
    2. Lavender TShirt Setup (Merch), $150, ln 

APPROVED (on list): YES – GW, RSG, HK, AE, AR

  1. Reports
    1. Treasurer (HK) – cash on hand ~$84000, TR to GNC Feb 22
    2. Fundraising (TY) – 2022 ytd Fundraising income.xlsx
    3. Staff (KC/HK/TY)

Action: have staff prioritize text blast reconciliation with NB (KC)

Action: set up more phone banks. Target: 1-2 a week (KC)

  1. BAC (ME) – MT won lawsuit and recouped legal fees! NY has a paid petition gatherer/coordinator and is going well. UT is collecting for recognition as a state party. VA kicked off collection for candidates. Co-chair Ndege created a Petitioning 101 video. NM is also collecting for party recognition. KS hired an attorney that has gone MIA.
  2. DRC (ME) – meets 3rd Thursday
  3. AE: 220410 IC, GPAX, CCC

Action: Put together CCC elections proposal (KC)

  1. RSG: Rei – AC, Fundcom, Outreach.docx

Q1 2022 Accreditation Committee Report.pdf

  1. AR: 220422 – ANMC, Diversity, Ecoaction

Action: Plan Saturday plenary for ANM with ANMC committee (all SC)

  1. CS: 4_10_22_Stella_Liaison_Report.docx
  2. Green Pages (GW) – shooting for a spring issue
  3. PCSC (GW) – new member orientation recently
  4. Merch (TY) – lavender shirt will go to printer