April 12, 2020

Green Party of the United States
Steering Committee

Sunday April 12, 2020 [Easter (RC)]
8:00 PM EDT

Observers please fill out the Observer Request Form.

  1. Call Setup & Background
    15 minutes
    1. Facilitator:
      Holly Hart
    2. Roll call
      Justin Beth, Kristin Combs, Trahern Crews, Margaret Flowers, Gloria Mattera, Tony Ndege, Anita Rios
      David Gerry
      Hillary Kane
    3. Agenda revision suggestions
  2. Standing Business
    45 minutes
    1. Secretary's Report (David)
      5 minutes

      Forum Managers appointments due up in June.
      SC nominations start Mon. April 20.
      Updating delegates directory and NationBuilder.

    2. Treasurer's report (Hillary)
      5 minutes

      Monthly Treasurer Reports

      Current Balances
      Operating Funds $
      Reserved Funds $
      PayPal $
    3. Approval of Expenditures
      5 minutes

      2020 Budget

      1. Media Committee: $100 for a Zoom Account
        5 minutes

        The Media Committee would like to request $90.00 – $100.00* for a 6 month subscription to Zoom Pro, for the purpose of conducting virtual PNC-related press conferences and possibly other media events during the following 6 months (the beginning of May through Election Day, November 3rd).   The cost would be $14.99/mo* for a total of $89.94*, estimated to come to about $100.00 with taxes.  (An annual subscription comes with a discount at $149.90*, should the party decide on a more permanent Zoom account.)

      2. Stamps for staff and volunteers $216.20
        0 minutes

        Approved on-line April 10, 2020

    4. Staff Report (Gloria, Hillary)
      5 minutes

      Staff meetings are the first and third Tuesdays of the month.

    5. Liaison reports
      30 minutes
      • Accreditation Committee (Trahern)
      • Animal Rights Committee (Justin)
      • Annual National Meeting Committee (Margaret)
        Meetings: First and Third Thursdays
      • Banking and Monetary Reform Committee (Justin)
      • Ballot Access Committee (Tony)
        Meetings: Third Mondays
      • Bylaws, Rules, Policies and Procedures Committee (Kristin)
      • Coordinated Campaign Committee (Gloria)
        Meetings: First and Third Tuesdays
      • Dispute Resolution Committee (Kristin)
      • Diversity Committee (Anita)
        Meetings: Fourth Wednesdays
      • Eco-Action Committee (Tony)
      • Finance Committee (Anita)
        Meetings: Third Wednesdays
      • Fundraising Committee (Gloria)
        Meetings: First and Third Mondays
      • Green Pages Editorial Board (Kristin)
      • International Committee (Anita)
      • Media Committee (Gloria)
        Meetings: Second and Fourth Tuesdays
      • Merchandising Committee (Trahern)
        Meetings: First and Third Mondays
      • Outreach Committee (Tony)
      • Peace Action Committee (Margaret)
        Meetings: First and Third Tuesdays
      • Platform Committee (Margaret)
      • Presidential Campaign Support Committee (Justin)
        Meetings: Second Thursdays
      • Apportionment Review Committee (Kristin)
  3. Voting Queue
    0 minutes
    1. In the queue
    2. Received for the queue
  4. Old Business
    60 minutes
    1. PNC Update (Decisions)
      15 minutes

      GPUS Presidential Nominating Convention Rules

      Have the PNC as a virtual Conference
      Hire Lynne Serpe for media work
    2. Strategic Plan (Discussion)
      45 minutes
  5. New Business
    0 minutes
  6. Executive Session
    0 minutes


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