Green Party of California
for Member, Delegation to Green Party of the United States
March 5th, 2009
Name - Peggy
- San Luis Obispo
County - San
Contact information - (805)
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.
-Registered Green since the early 1990s, and very active in our local for a
-Attended all the plenaries since I was elected as a CA delegate in May
2007. Prior to 2007, attended a handful of plenaries since 1994.
-Attend Platform Committee meetings at the Plenaries and give feedback on
-Participated in the 2008 Co-co meetings in Palo Alto & Fresno, though
not an official co-coordinator.
-Went to the Chicago National Convention where I represent "The Great
of California". It was very rewarding.
-Vote-Nanny regularly when our delegation is not able to reach quorum during
our monthly teleconferences. (I actually like this duty as I feel a bit
connected to individuals when I receive the votes.)
-Initiated and coordinated the production and distribution of "Cynthia
McKinney for President Yard" signs amongst cities in CA, Washington D.C.,
Michigan, Ohio, and Minnesota.
-Elected to the San Luis Obispo County Council since at least 1998.
-Main organizer for most all of our events here, including our many
fundraisers for local as well as for statewide candidates. At my home, I’ve
candidates for Governor- Dan Hamburg and Peter Camejo- and for President- Joel
Kovel, David Cobb, Kent Mesplay-, plus setting up their interviews on local
radio, public radio, and television .
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.
-Director of a grassroots non-profit organization beginning in 1992 in San
Luis Obispo county. I organize letter writing campaigns, demonstrations, and
our booth at Farmer's Market. As director, I am the spokesperson and have
been on our local CBS and NBC affiliates dozens of times, as well as our local
talk show radio many dozens of times.
3) Please describe your vision for serving
as GPUS Delegate including
addressing the job description for GPUS Delegate.
It is imperative that we manage
to grow the Green Party with energy and
endurance, as well as point out our magnificent differences to the public of
party in contrast to other so-called progressive parties.
I will actively take part in the GPUS Delegation. I would like to continue
to be involved on the platform committee in CA and attend all plenaries and
as many teleconferences as I am able. I hope to participate in helping to
form Green Party position papers.
Assuming I am reelected to serve an additional term as GPUS delegate, I will
gladly participate at the National Meeting proposed to be in July in North
I am applying for the position of Delegate.