Steering Committee Agenda June 24, 2018
GPUS Steering Committee Agenda, Sunday 24 June 2018 – 8:00 pm E
SUMMARY FOR DISTRIBUTION TO STATES AND LOCAL CHAPTERS:
1. New Business: Delegate Directory contact information access; Platform Committee submission of Platform Amendment proposals
2. Standing Business: Treasurer’s Report (Treasurer’s Reports to the GNC available at https://gpus.org/treasurers-reports/), Fundraising Consultant hire update, Fundraising Report
3. Voting Queue – https://secure.gpus.org/cgi-bin/vote/login
In the queue: Platform Amendment – Decriminalization of Sex Work; Steering Committee Vacancy Election; 2018 Election of the Election Tabulation Committee; Platform Amendments -Protecting the Great Lakes, Fair Taxation, Insurance Reform
Received for the queue: Correcting the Records for Proposals 898, 899, 904, 905, and 906; Platform Amendments: Livable Income, Monetary and Banking Reform, National Debt, and Platform Preamble
Online SC Proposals since last call and sent to the NC: Approve Fundraising Contract with Sutton & Associates – voting 19-20 June
4. Old Business: ANM update, Plenary planning by SC, Strategic Planning meeting; Tech – miscellaneous and voting page maintenance/ETC recommendations; SC moderation of social media; Freshdesk update; Updates on pending agenda items
5. Executive Session: None
Jody Grage, Secretary
GPUS Steering Committee Agenda, Sunday 24 June 2018 – 8:00 p.m. ET
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I. CALL SETUP & BACKGROUND – 15 min
a) Facilitator: David Gerry
b) Roll call
c} Begin recording of call
d) Agenda revision suggestions
II. NEW BUSINESS – 10 min.
a) Delegate Directory contact information access- Jody
b) Platform Committee submission of Platform Amendment proposals – Andrea
III. STANDING BUSINESS – 30 min.
a) Treasurer’s report – Hillary Kane, 10 min.
Treasurer’s Reports to the GNC available at https://gpus.org/treasurers-reports/
b) Fundraising report – Gloria – 10 min.
Fundraising Consultant hire update – Hillary, Gloria
c) Liaison reports – 20 min. (ANM update later in agenda)
IV. VOTING QUEUE – Jody – 5 min.
In the queue:
a) 2018 Platform Amendment Proposal – Decriminalization of Sex Work – discussion through 24 June
b) Steering Committee Vacancy Election – discussion through 24 June
c) 2018 Election of the Election Tabulation Committee – discussion through 24 June
b) Platform Amendment – Protecting the Great Lakes – Platform Committee – discussion through 15 July
c) Platform Amendment – Fair Taxation – Nebraska – discussion through 15 July
d) Platform Amendment – Insurance Reform – Nebraska – discussion through 15 July
Received for the queue (Floor Managers needed):
a) Correcting the Records for Proposals 898, 899, 904, 905, and 906
b) Platform Amendments: Livable Income, Monetary and Banking Reform, National Debt, and Platform Preamble
Online SC Proposals approved since last call: Approve Fundraising Contract with Sutton & Associates
V. OLD BUSINESS – 70 min.
a) ANM updates – 10 min
b) Plenary planning by SC and need for facilitators – Gloria – 15 min
c) Strategic Planning meeting – Darryl!, Gloria – 10 min
d) Tech – miscellaneous and voting page maintenance/ETC recommendations – items detailed and prioritized – Chris – 10 min
e) SC moderation of social media – Gloria, Chris – 10 min
f) Freshdesk update – 5 min
d) Updates on pending agenda items – 5 min
1) Election database Phase II and III update – Hillary – 5 min
End recording of call
VI. EXECUTIVE SESSION – none
TOTAL TIME: 2 hour 10 minutes
Jody Grage, Secretary