GREEN PARTY OF VIRGINIA
STATE PARTY MEETING AGENDA
Saturday, Jan 29, 2022 - 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
NOTE TO LC MEMBERS: PLEASE PREPARE WRITTEN REPORTS AND SEND THEM TO THE BUSINESS LIST AT LEAST A FEW DAYS BEFORE THE MEETING.
The focus of this business meeting is the election of new officers.
ALL NOMINATIONS FOR OFFICES MUST BE MADE AND ACCEPTED ON THE GPVA BUSINESS LIST AT LEAST 48 HOURS BEFORE THE MEETING.
(For purposes of calculating quorum, currently active locals represented at at least one of the previous two scheduled business meetings and having at least three fully-participating members are [TBD].)
LOCATION: Teleconference. Details for how to join the conference on the internet or by telephone will be published to the GPVA list-serves in the days prior to the meeting.
INTRODUCTION (10 min)
Choose facilitator, timekeeper, vibes watcher. (Note for our new members: Anyone can take on any one of these roles for a business meeting. If you would like to volunteer to take one of these roles you are free to do so, or someone may nominate you to do so. In the event two or more people are interested in serving in the same role, a co-chair will poll the members present regarding their preference. Facilitators should be familiar with both consensus practice and parliamentary norms, and possessed of both patience and self-confidence.)
Ratify agenda (5 min)
Approve minutes of last meeting (5 min)
OFFICIAL REPORTS (3 min each - total 30 min): (Detailed reports should be submitted in writing to the business list-serve, and highlights only briefly summarized at the meeting.)
Press Secretary's report
GPUS Representative & Committee Chair reports
OLD BUSINESS (20 min)
Affirm Interim Decisions:
“Healing a Broken Agricultural System” Co-Sponsorship
“Agriculture as a Weapon of Domination” Co-Sponsorship
Confirmation of Interim Committee Appointments
Steffanie Aubuchon - Animal Rights Committee
Blaizen Bloom - Alternate National Delegate
Davion Washington - Diversity Committee
Elections (40 minutes):
(BREAK: 30 min)
GPUS committee appointments/reappointments. (10 min)
Blue Ridge National Platform Amendment Proposal (20 min)
Candidates Seeking Nomination/Endorsement (20 min)
Revised Social Media Policy (10 min)
2022 Strategic Plan Discussion (20 min)
Candidate Endorsement/Nomination Questionnaire (20 min)