Green Party of California
for Member, Delegation to Green Party of the United States
March 15th, 2009
Name - Barry
- San Francisco
County - San Francisco
Contact information -(415) 664-7754; barry at hermansons.com
1) Please list any prior or current positions, related experience,
and/or personal and professional skills within of the Green Party that you
have, that apply to this position.
Member, California Green Party Coordinating Committee.
Former Green Party candidate for Congress (barryhermanson.org),
State Assembly and County Supervisor.
Founding member of the San Francisco WestSide Greens.
2) Please list any prior or current positions, related experience, and/or personal
and professional skills outside of the Green Party that you have, that apply
to this position.
Co-author in 2003 of San Francisco's minimum wage initiative, improving wages
for 54,000 people.
Co-chair, S.F. Living Wage Coalition (1999 and 2000). Passed legislation that
increased wages and provided health care for 20,000 workers.
Past president of one of the largest neighborhood merchant associations in
Chair of the board of a non-profit housing corporation which provides low income
housing in S.F.
Former co-chair, S.F. Local Homeless Coordinating Board.
Member, California Universal Health Care Organizing Project
3) Please describe your vision for serving as GPUS Delegate including addressing
the job description for GPUS Delegate.
It is very important to me to represent the wishes of the membership of an
organization. As a delegate, my primary responsibility is to communicate what
is going on at the national level to the local level. I serve also to
bring issues from the local to the national. I am working to change
our national priorities and reduce Pentagon spending. NotMyPriorities.org