GPUS Steering Committee Agenda, Sunday 25 February 2018 – 8:00 pm ET
SUMMARY FOR DISTRIBUTION TO STATES AND LOCAL CHAPTER:
1. Standing Business: Treasurer’s Report, Fundraising Report, Liaison Reports
2. New Business: none
3. Voting Queue – https://secure.gpus.org/cgi-bin/vote/login
Received for the Queue: Steering Committee Vacancy Election; Presenter: Steering Committee; Secret Ballot Revealed at Close of Polls, 1 Seat; Floor Manager – TBD; Discussion 5-18 March; Voting 19-25 March
In the Queue: Coordinated Campaign Committee Election: Presenter: Coordinated Campaign Committee (CCC); Floor Manager – Andrea Merida; Ranked Choice Vote; Secret Ballot Revealed at Close of Polls; Discussion – 19 February – 4 March; Voting – 5 – 11 March
4. Old Business: Review of pending agenda items
5. Executive Session: 2018 Budget – Ongoing staffing discussion
The full agenda is available at http://gpus.org/sc-agenda-2018-2-25/
The call recording will be available at 712-451-0309, 926334#, reference 16
Jody Grage, Secretary
GPUS Steering Committee Agenda, Sunday 25 February 2018 – 8:00 p.m. ET
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I. CALL SETUP & BACKGROUND – 15 min.
a) Facilitator: TBD
b) Roll call
c} Begin recording of call
d) Agenda revision suggestions
II. NEW BUSINESS – none
III. STANDING BUSINESS – 40 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 – 20 min.
If available – Animal Rights Committee; Gloria – Eco-Action Committee; If available – International Committee; If available – Outreach Committee; Andrea – Bylaws, Rules, Policies & Procedures; Mike – Fundraising Committee (see Standing Business above); Chris – Merchandise Committee
IV. VOTING QUEUE – Jody – 5 min.
Received for the queue:
Steering Committee Vacancy Election: Presenter – Steering Committee; Secret Ballot Revealed at Close of Polls, 1 Seat; Floor Manager – TBD; Discussion 5-18 March; Voting 19-25 March
In the queue:
Coordinated Campaign Committee Election: Presenter: Coordinated Campaign Committee (CCC); Floor Manager – Andrea; Ranked Choice Vote; Secret Ballot Revealed at Close of Polls; Discussion – 19 February – 4 March; Voting – 5 – 11 March
V. OLD BUSINESS – 45 min
c) Review pending agenda items – very brief updates as available – 10 min
1. Staff computer purchase protocol recommendation from FinCom – Hillary
2. SC Strategic planning virtual retreat – 24 & 25 March – Gloria, Darryl!
Include guidelines for SC involvement in state party issues (11Feb18 minutes)
3. Election database Phase II and III update – Hillary
4. Voting page maintenance/Tech issues update – Chris
5. ETC Final Report – Darryl!
End recording of call
VI. EXECUTIVE SESSION – 45 min
Ongoing staffing discussion
TOTAL TIME: 2 hours 30 minutes
Jody Grage, Secretary