Green Party of California

Application for Member, Delegation to Green Party of the United States
(job description)
received March 26th, 2007

Name  -  Drew Johnson
City - Sunnyvale
County  - Santa Clara
Contact information - (408) 773-9036



* Registered Green for about 10 years. Got extremely active as an on-line activist for abolishment of diebold-style voting machines after 11/02/04.

* I am the GPUS's #1 most active blogger for 2 years now. If anyone wants to verify this they only need to do the following google search: When I just did this search I got 12,700 hits!

* My undergrad degree is from University of Colorado in Political Science. My internship was in event promotion and PR.

* I've worked as a reporter and editor at a small daily newspaper. I've done professional technical writing.* I've done years of work on all aspects of video production work on an award winning public access TV program re: SF Bay area environmental issues, and I eventually served as Executive Producer.* I founded and direct a nonprofit focused on Silicon Valley environmental and quality of life issues.

* I have years of work as a computer professional in Silicon Valley.

* I recently began professional training in Nonviolent Communication (NVC) to become a certified trainer. This directly applies to dispute and conflict resolution.

* I set up 6 workshops at the Tucson 2006 GP NAM on Nonviolent Communication (NVC). They were well attended and recieved very positive response, from those that attended. Several prominent GP folks and candidates attended including Byron DeLear, Howard Switzer, Kathy Dopp, Ann Wilcox, Echo Steiner, and Kat Swift. * I've proposed and plan to create a network to arrange for Greens to be trained in various aspects of nonviolence, including Nonviolent Resistance and Nonviolent Communication among others.

* I Created and promoted several Green Party election events including a press conference for Michael Berg when he recently visited SF to recieve an award as a "Hero and Champion of Forgiveness".

* I'm working within my county to strengthen our county partys.* Apponted to Sunnyvale Housing and Human Service Commission