SUMMARY FOR DISTRIBUTION TO STATES AND LOCAL CHAPTER:
1. Standing Business: Treasurer’s Report, Fundraising Report, Liaison Reports
2. New Business: Preliminary report on Strategic Planning Retreat Part I on 24 March
3. Voting Queue – https://secure.gpus.org/cgi-bin/vote/login
Received for the Queue: Endorsement of Stop Trump’s Military Parade in November; Presenter: GPAX; Floor Manager: TBD; 1/2+1 threshold; Discussion 2 – 15 April; Voting 16-22 April
In the Queue: Steering Committee Vacancy Election; Presenter: Steering Committee; Secret Ballot Revealed at Close of Polls, 1 Seat; Floor Manager – Gloria Mattera; Voting 19-25 March
4. Old Business: Review of pending agenda items
5. Executive Session: Ongoing staffing discussion
The full agenda is available at
The call recording will be available at 712-451-0309, 926334#, reference 19
Jody Grage, Secretary
GPUS Steering Committee Agenda, Sunday 25 March 2018 – 8:00 p.m. ET – draft
At this time up to 10 observers will be included on the SC calls; that number will be increased if/when demand warrants. Sign up to observe under the heading at http://gpus.org/committees/steering/minutes/. SC Rules, Policies, and Procedures state: NC delegates and alternates can observe the call by contacting the SC Secretary at least 24 hours in advance on a first come, first served basis. Delegates and alternates who have never observed on a call will receive priority over those who have. Observers may observe only and may not participate or ask questions during the call unless they have specifically requested to be added to the agenda in advance. A separate call number shall be reserved by the SC as necessary for executive session discussions.
I. CALL SETUP & BACKGROUND – 15 min.
a) Facilitator: Frank Young
b) Roll call
c} Begin recording of call
d) Agenda revision suggestions
II. NEW BUSINESS – 30 min.
Preliminary report on Strategic Planning Retreat Part I on 24 March
III. STANDING BUSINESS – 30 min.
a) Treasurer’s report – Hillary Kane, 10 min.
including Treasurer’s Reports to the GNC
b) Fundraising report – Mike Dennis – 10 min.
c) Liaison reports – 10 min.
As available and timely. Next agenda will include amending the liaison assignments.
IV. VOTING QUEUE – Jody – 5 min.
Received for the queue: Endorsement of Stop Trump’s Military Parade in November; Presenter: GPAX;
Floor Manager: TBD; 1/2+1 threshold; Discussion 2 – 15 April; Voting 16-22 April
In the queue:
Steering Committee Vacancy Election: Presenter – Steering Committee; Secret Ballot Revealed at Close of Polls, 1 Seat; Floor Manager – Gloria Mattera; Voting 19-25 March
V. OLD BUSINESS –20 min
Review pending agenda items – very brief updates as available
1. Staff computer purchase protocol recommendation from FinCom – Hillary
2. Election database Phase II and III update – Hillary
3. Voting page maintenance/Tech issues update – Chris
4. ETC Final Report – Darryl!
End recording of call
VI. EXECUTIVE SESSION – 30 min
TOTAL TIME: 2 hours 10 minutes
Jody Grage, Secretary