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Proposal ID131
ProposalApproval: Minutes, General Assembly, May 13-14, 2016
PresenterCoordinating Committee
Floor ManagerTim Laidman
PhaseClosed
Discussion05/08/2017 - 06/18/2017
Voting06/19/2017 - 06/25/2017
ResultAdopted
Presens Quorum16 0.5001
Consens Quorum56 0.6 of Yes and No Votes

Background

GPCA Bylaws 7-5.6 Minutes state that "Minutes shall include the date, time, location and list of delegates in attendance, the subject/title, sponsor(s) and presenter(s) of all agenda items heard, the decisions-taken (including whether by consensus or by roll-call vote) and the text of all proposals, including amendments." (http://www.cagreens.org/bylaws/2016-07-03#Section_7-5_Meetings)

The following minutes from the General Assembly, May 13-14, 2016 in Sn Francisco are presented below, with links from this page to the text of each proposal in question: http://www.cagreens.org/ga/2016-05/minutes. Note that some information is missing about facilitators for some of the sessions and the delegates names.

Proposal

That the following minutes be approved as presented in draft form here on the web here http://www.cagreens.org/ga/2016-05/minutes, and in draft text form below:

Saturday, May 14
 
  8:00am Breakfast, registration
 
  9:00am Opening, new delegate orientation, quorum count, announcement of Standing Committee vacancies
 
Quroum count: Eight regions present - Central Valley, Central Coast, South Bay, East Bay, Los Angeles, North Bay, San Diego, San Francisco
 
Facilitators
 
  9:30am Agenda approval
 
Amend agenda as proposed
 
Proposal to amend and approve agenda with the addition of Proposal: Standing General Assembly Listserve Moderation (no working group or committee or county sponsor)
 
Yes (37): 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37
No (1): 20
Abstain (0):
 
Amended agenda approved 37-1-0
 
Proposal: Standing General Assembly Listserve Moderation (no working group or committee or county sponsor)
 
Proposal: That based upon content from handout #1 and #2, a group of three moderators will moderate the gpca-votes@cagreens.org email list, if any SGA member has a concern that the email list criteria is not being followed, then the moderators will issue a warning, and if the behavior continues beyond three warnings, and then that person is going to be put on moderation; and that the warning and enforcement process will be based upon the process recommended by the GPCA's GPUS Delegation to the GPUS for its own list moderation use.
 
Yes (34): 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, 18, 21, 22, x , 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 37, 38, 39, 40
No (4): 9, 15, 20, 36
Abstain (1): 19
 
Proposal: Bylaws Interpretation: Extend deadline to apply for GPCA delegate status to GPUS 2016 Presidential Nominating Convention (Coordinating Committee) http://cagreens.org/ga/2016-05/extend-pnc-deadline
 
Approved by Consensus
 
Proposal: Bylaws Amendment: Allow election of unfilled Coordinating Committee seats for remainder of 2015-2017 term (Bylaws Committee) http://www.cagreens.org/ga/2016-05/coordinating-committee-elections
 
Approved by Consensus
 
Presentation: Coordinating Committee female and male candidates for FY2016-2018 make statements
 
Coordinating Committee candidates Mike Feinstein, Michael Goldbeck, Michael Murphy, Ajay Rai, Laura Wells spoke
 
Presentation: GPUS Delegation delegate and alternate candidates for FY2016-2018 make statements
 
Delegation candidates Susan Chunco, Greg Jan spoke, Tarik Kanaana and Tim Laidman spoke
Confirmation: Ruscal Cayanyang, Assistant Treasurer (Coordinating Committee)

Approved by Consensus

Proposal: Budget FY2016-2017 - Draft budget in .xls http://files.cagreens.org/finance/internal/Budget_2016-2017Draft.xls and .pdf format format http://files.cagreens.org/finance/internal/Budget_2016-2017Draft.pdf; Income and Expense Narrative in .docx http://files.cagreens.org/finance/internal/BudgetNarrativeFY2016-17.docx and .pdf http://files.cagreens.org/finance/internal/BudgetNarrativeFY2016-17.pdf; and Annual Reports and Workplans of Standing Committees and Working Groups in .docx http://files.cagreens.org/finance/internal/WorkplanFY2016-17.docx and .pdf http://files.cagreens.org/finance/internal/WorkplanFY2016-17.pdf (Budget Committee), Proposal: Strategic Plan http://www.cagreens.org/ga/2016-05/strategic-plan (Coordinating Committee)
 
11:55am Announcements
 
12:00pm Lunch, Womens Caucus meeting during lunch
 
  1:05pm Quorum count
 
  1:10pm Proposal: Budget FY2016-2017 - Draft budget in .xls and .pdf format format; Income and Expense Narrative in .docx and .pdf; and Annual Reports and Workplans of Standing Committees and Working Groups in .docx and .pdf (Budget Committee), Proposal: Strategic Plan (Coordinating Committee)

Approved by consensus
 
  2:45pm Announcement of Standing Committee vacancies
 
  3:00pm Green Gathering - Strategic Planning (Coordinating Committee), with the option to have breakout sessions during this period
 
Discussion: Response to the Sanders campaign and opportunities for the Green Party (Coordinating Committee, IT Committee) including retaining and regaining membership, messaging and IT strategies
 
  4:45pm Break
 
  5:00pm Green Gathering - Internal Green Party organizing
 
  6:00pm Dinner GPUS Delegation meeting during dinner
 
Sunday, May 15
 
  8:00am Breakfast, registration
 
  9:00am Breakout sessions for committees and working groups (CCWG, Green Issues, ERWG, Bylaws)
 
10:35pm Quorum count
 
Facilitators - Eric Brooks, Kendra Gonzales
Qurum - x regions present
 
10:40am Confirmation: Standing Committee and Working Group Co-Coordinators
 
10:45am Proposal: Approval Next General Assembly Meeting Date and Place (Coordinating Committee)
 
Proposal: That the next General Assembly be held in Ventura, and that the date between one of November 12-13, November 19-20 and December 3-4. That the CC conduct a doodle poll via the GPCA inform list and that the CC will decide among the dates, based upon the feedback from the Ventura County party and the doodle poll.
 
10:55am Discussion: Amendment to GPCA Fiscal Policy, Fundraising Committee Mission Statement (Bylaws Committee, Finance Committee)

ID 96 - Fiscal Policy amendment: Fundraising Committee
http://sga.cagreens.org/vote/propdetail?pid=96
 
11:20 am Discussion: Review of bylaws items before the SGA (Bylaws Committee)
 
Discussion was held on the following items.

ID 90 - Bylaws amendment: Coordinating Committee election eligibility
http://sga.cagreens.org/vote/propdetail?pid=90
ID 91 - Bylaws amendment: Closed ballots for internal party elections
http://sga.cagreens.org/vote/propdetail?pid=91
ID 92 - Bylaws amendment: Closed ballots for candidate endorsements
http://sga.cagreens.org/vote/propdetail?pid=92
ID 93 - Bylaws amendment: General Assembly quorum
http://sga.cagreens.org/vote/propdetail?pid=93

 
12:15pm Lunch, Optional caucus meetings
 
  1:25pm Announcements, including announcement of Standing Committee vacancies, Quorum Count
 
  1:30pm Breakout sessions for committees and working groups (Media, Platform, IT)
 
  2:45pm Breakout sessions for committees and working groups (Finance, GROW, Clearinghouse)
 
  4:10pm Confirmation: Standing Committee and Working Group Co-Coordinators (for any committees or working groups not confirmed in morning session)
 
Finance - Maxine Daniel
Confirmed by Consensus

CCWG - Rich Stone, Pamela Spevack
Confirmed by Consensus
 
ERWG - Frank Lambert, Brian Goode
Confirmed by Consensus
 
GROW - Kendra Gonzales, Mike Goldbeck
Confirmed by Consensus
 
Green Issues - Lee McKusick, Alex Shantz
 
Confirmed by Consensus
 
  4:15pm Closing session

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