Coordinating Committee minutes, June 1, 2015

Coordinating Committee members present (9): Maxine Daniel, Sanda Everette, Mike Feinstein, Parker JeanTim Laidman, Jesse MoormanAlex Shantz, Rich Zitola

Coordinating Committee members not-present (3): Victoria Ashley, Marla Bernstein, Candice Yamaguchi,

Invited Guests, Greens (1): Doug Barnett, Treasurer

Quorum: Quorum reached at 7:39 with seven (7) present: Maxine DanielSanda EveretteMike FeinsteinParker JeanTim LaidmanAlex ShantzRich Zitola

Moorman arrived at WHAT TIME?
Zitola arrived at WHAT TIME?


2) Roles
Facilitator: Alex Shantz
Minutes taker: Mike Feinstein
Time keeper: Maxine Daniel
Vibes Watcher: Tim Laidman

3) Approval of Agenda 

Proposal (Feinstein): Add ​Decision: New Voting Software in LA County as new agenda item #7

Approved by consensus

Proposal (Laidman): Decision: GPCA sponsorship of workshops at USSF as new agenda item #8

Approved by consensus

Proposal (Laidman): Decision: Amend draft San Jose General Assembly agenda

Approved by consensus

Proposal (Shantz): Approve draft agenda as amended

Approved by consensus

4) Decision: Approval of minutes from May 4 Coordinating Committee meeting (Feinstein) (five minutes)

Proposal: Approve the minutes as submitted to the Coordinating Committee on May 5

Approved by consensus

6) Appointments: Campaign Fund Support Committee (ten minutes)

Nominations: Jean (self-nominated), Daniel (self-nominated)

Appointment:  Jean

Approved by consensus

Appointment: Daniel

Approved by consensus

7) Decision: Choose Facilitators for San Jose GA

Proposal (Feinstein): That the Coordinating Committee choose facilitators for the San Jose GA 

Shantz and Everette volunteered for Saturday. Greg Jan was suggested for Sunday. 

Approved by consensus

8) Decision: Authorization of letter regarding new voting software in LA County (Feinstein)
Proposal: Authorize letter signed by Everette, Feinstein and Shantz disagreeing with decision not to specifically and explicitly provide for IRV/RCV capability in LA County
Approved by consenus
At this point there was confusion among some Coordinating Committee members regarding the order of the remaining items and with one stand aside (Feinstein), there was agreement to take the remaining items in the following order

9) Discussion: Update on GA/USSF logistics (State Meeting Planning Committee) 

Everette and Laidman discussed logistical changes at the USSF owing to site changes.

10) Decision: GPCA sponsorship of workshops at USSF (Laidman)
Proposal (Laidman): Sponsor Friday morning workshop on Israel and Palestine
Amendment (Feinstein), accepted by Laidman: Sponsor Give Me Shelter animal rights film, if film's creator confirms workshop, and if not that film, then Cowspriracy, and that the State Meeting Planning Committee be given discretion to work out arrangments as needed with Shamako Noble.
Proposal as amended (Laidman): 
Approved by consensus

11) Decision: Amend draft San Jose General Assembly agenda (Laidman)

Proposal (Laidman): Delegate to the State Meeting Planning Committee to come up with a compressed General Assembly schedule for Saturday, June 27 in San Jose.

Approved by consensus

12) Report: Treasurer (Barnett) 

Barnett made an oral report and sent a written report to the Coordinating Committee email list.

13) Report: Committees 
A) Bylaws (Ashley)
B) Clearinghouse (Feinstein)
C) Finance (Chunco) 
D) Media (Everette) 
E) Platform
F) Information Technology Committee (Laidman)
G) Campaign Fund Support Committee   
E) Fundraising Committee 

11) Report: Working Groups
Campaigns and Candidates (Moorman)
Electoral Reform (Jean)
Green Issues (Moorman) 
Grassroots Organizing (Shantz)