DRAFT: Coordinating Committee minutes, January 23, 2016

Coordinating Committee members present (6): Marla Bernstein (via teleconference), Jose Trinidad Castaneda (via teleconference), Sanda Everette, Mike Feinstein, Tim Laidman, Alex Shantz

Coordinating Committee members not-present (5): Victoria Ashley, Maxine Daniel, Michael Goldbeck, Jessica Montiel, Rich Zitola

Invited guests (Greens) (2): Jared Laiti, GPCA Liaison to the Secretary of State; Doug Barnett, GPCA Treasurer

Quorum: Quorum reached at 1pm with six (6) present: Marla Bernstein (via teleconference), Jose Trinidad Castaneda (via teleconference), Sanda Everette, Mike Feinstein, Tim Laidman, Alex Shantz


3) Approval of Agenda (five minutes or less) (simple majority vote)

Proposal (Feinstein): Add Decision: Delegate Selection Committee

Proposal (Feinstein): Add Decision: Date/Location next GPCA General Assembly

Approved by Consensus

Proposal (Shantz): Approve agenda as amended, with flexibility to visit/revisit items depending upon teleconference availability of Coordinating Committee members not present in person

Approved by Consensus


4) Decision: Approval of minutes of January 4, 2016

http://www.cagreens.org/committees/coordinating/minutes/2016-01-04

Approved by Consensus (pending)


5) Decision: Approval of minutes of on-line vote, January 14-16 (Feinstein)

Approved by Consensus


6) Decision: Election of Coordinating Committee Male Co-coordinator and alternate Co-Coordinator

Nomination Co-coordinator (Everette): Shantz

Nomination accepted by Shantz

Yes (7): Bernstein, Castaneda, Everette, Feinstein, Laidman, Shantz, Zitola
No (0):
Abstain (0):

Shantz elected 6-0-0

Nomination alternate Co-coordinator (Feinstein): Castaneda

Nomination accepted by Castaneda

Yes (6): Bernstein, Castaneda, Everette, Feinstein, Laidman, Shantz
No (0):
Abstain (0):

Castaneda elected 6-0-0


7) Decision: Election of Coordinating Committee Female alternate Co-Coordinator to fill unscheduled vacancy

Nomination alternate Co-coordinator (Laidman): Bernstein

Nomination accepted by Bernstein

Yes: Bernstein, Castaneda, Everette, Feinstein, Laidman, Shantz
No:
Abstain:

Bernstein elected 6-0-0


8) Appointment: Coordinating Committee Liaison/Co-coordinators to Standing Committees Nomination

Nominations, Clearinghouse (Shantz): Bernstein

Bernstein accepted the nomination

Yes (6): Bernstein, Castaneda, Everette, Feinstein, Laidman, Shantz
No (0):
Abstain (0)

Bernstein approved 6-0-0

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Nominations, Media (Castaneda): Castaneda

Castaneda accepted the nomination

Yes (6): Bernstein, Castaneda, Everette, Feinstein, Laidman, Shantz
No (0):
Abstain (0)

Castaneda approved 6-0-0:


9) Appointment: Coordinating Committee Liaison to Working Groups

no appointments made
 



10) Appointments: Standing Committees

Nomination (Feinstein): Feinstein

Yes (6): Bernstein, Castaneda Everette, Feinstein, Laidman, Shantz
No (0):
Abstain (0):

Feinstein approved 6-0-0

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Appointment: Clearinghouse Committee

Nomination (Feinstein): Feinstein

Yes (6): Bernstein, Castaneda, Everette, Feinstein, Laidman, Shantz
No (0):
Abstain (0):

Feinstein approved 6-0-0

Nomination (Laidman): Laidman

Yes (6): Bernstein, Castaneda, Everette, Feinstein, Laidman, Shantz
No (0):
Abstain (0):

Laidman approved 6-0-0

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Appointment: Finance Committee

Nomination (Laidman): Laidman

Yes (6): Bernstein, Castaneda, Everette, Feinstein, Laidman, Shantz
No (0):
Abstain (0):

Laidman approved 6-0-0

Nomination (Daniel): Daniel - appointment contingent upon receiving email application to Coordinating Committee email list, email received 1/25

Yes (6): Bernstein, Castaneda, Everette, Feinstein, Laidman, Shantz
No (0):
Abstain (0):

Daniel approved 6-0-0

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Appointment: Internet Technology Committee

Nomination (Laidman): Laidman

Yes (6): Bernstein, Castaneda, Everette, Feinstein, Laidman, Shantz
No (0):
Abstain (0):

Laidman approved 6-0-0

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Nomination (Castaneda): Castaneda

Yes (6): Bernstein, Castaneda, Everette, Feinstein, Laidman, Shantz
No (0):
Abstain (0):

Castaneda approved 6-0-0

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Nomination (Everette): Everette

Yes (6): Bernstein, Castaneda, Everette, Feinstein, Laidman, Shantz
No (0):
Abstain (0):

Everette​ approved 6-0-0

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Appointment: Media Committee

Nomination (Castaneda): Castaneda

Yes (6): Bernstein, Castaneda, Everette, Feinstein, Laidman, Shantz
No (0):
Abstain (0):

Castaneda approved 6-0-0

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Appointment: Platform Committee

Nomination (Shantz): Que Hee

Yes (6): Bernstein, Castaneda, Everette, Feinstein, Laidman, Shantz
No (0):
Abstain (0):

Que Hee approved 6-0-0


11)  DIscussion: Review of SGA performance (Laidman, Feinstein)

Discussion was held about the discussions around the four proposals to recommend candidates to the California Secretary of State to appear on the GPCA's presidential primary ballot



12) Decision: Schedule SGA votes on decision Items on Cancelled 2016 Winter General Assembly Agenda

Proposal: That two items would appear on the next SGA agenda - Proposal: Appointment of Ruscal Cayangyang for GPCA Assistant Treasurer (Coordinating Committee) and Decision: Mid-Year Budget Review and Hiring (Finance Commitee)

Approved by consensus



13) Discussion: Planning GPCA Presidential candidate forum May 13, 2016

Discussion was held on different venues, depending upon the expected attendance


14) Proposal: Add Decision: Date/Location next GPCA General Assembly

Proposal: That the General Assembly be held Saturday/Sunday at the Redstone Building in San Francisco, depending upon availability, with the possilbity of a gathering on Saturday afternoon, with the budget on Satuday morning and other General Assembly business on Sunday

Approved by consensus


17) Appointment: Delegate Selection Committee

No appointments made



18) Discussion: Communication with CA Secretary of State and status of GPCA elections code vis-a-vis GPCA 2016 Presidential Ballot Line

Timing discussed of when the GPCA Liaison should make his report to the CA Secretary of State, after the General Assembly concludes voting
 




19) Discussion: Progress towards realizing GPCA IT protocol, including capabilities for county parties to utilize GPCA Drupal and Nationbuilder functionality (Laidman)

Laidman presented on recent discussion with Nationbuilder staff to proivde county party access