SC Agenda, August 13, 2017

GPUS Steering Committee Agenda, Sunday 13 August 2017 – 8:00 p.m. ET

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A) Proposal for Voting Queue: GPTX Approval Voting Proposal

B) Proposal for Voting Queue: Clarification on By-Laws Regarding Resignation Timelines

C) Proposal for Voting Queue: Correction of Outdated Education Plank

D) Proposal for Voting Queue: Approval of Travis Christal for GPUS Finance Committee

E) Annual National Meeting Report

Jody Grage, Secretary



a) Facilitator: Frank Young

b) Start recording of call

c) Roll Call

d) Agenda revisions

II. NEW BUSINESS – 55 min.

a) Discussion – Movement School for Revolutionaries – 5 min

b) Discussion – Next steps after failure of online proposal to send observer to GPCO state meeting to be approved by the SC – GPCO, Accreditation Committee, Dispute Resolution Committee – 10 minutes each plus 10 minutes of summary

c) Discussion – robust options for calls, webinars, video calls etc to enhance our communications and meeting capacities – Darryl! – 10 min


a) Treasurer’s report – Hillary Kane, 15 min.

Progress toward getting all financial materials and processes to the Treasurer.

Approve FinCom recommendation to spend $43/month on Quick Books.
Vote to approve CCC decision to spend up to $1000 to send Hillary Kane and Erin Fox to do a two-day campaign school training in Florida in October.

Process for ANM Diversity funding of $1000 clarified
b) Fundraising report – Tamar Yager, 10 min.

c) Personnel Working Group report – Darryl!, 10 min.

Staff supervision

d) Committee Liaisons – assignments due by 15 September – Jody, 15 min.

IV. VOTING QUEUE – Jody – 10 min.

In the queue: none

Received for the queue:

a) GPTX Approval Voting Proposal

b) Clarification on By-Laws Regarding Resignation Timelines

c) Correction of Outdated Education Plank

d) Approval of Travis Christal for GPUS Finance Committee

V. OLD BUSINESS – 45 min.

a) ETC Final Report – 10 min.

b) Annual National Meeting – Holly Hart/Tamar Yager – 20 min.

c) Voting page maintenance progress report – 5 min.

d) Letter of support for Pacifica – 5 min.

c) Review of February retreat and other strategic planning meetings for new members – Andrea, Chris, Darryl! – 10 min.


a) Employee health care

b) Staff salaries review

c) Political Organizer 90-day review – 2 weeks time limit on 6/25 – Andrea

TOTAL TIME: 3 hr 30 min
Jody Grage, Secretary