Green Party of California
for Member, Delegation to Green Party of the United States
January 20, 2011
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
-Regularly participate in the monthly delegate phone teleconferences.
-Participated in the 2008 Co-co meetings in Palo Alto & Fresno, though I
not an official co-coordinator.
-Went to the Chicago National Convention where I represent "The Great State
of California". It was very rewarding.
-Participated at and enjoyed Annual National Meeting in 2009 in Durham, NC.
-Worked on a number of GPUS revised platform planks in 2010.
-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
our 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 Carolina.
I am applying for the position of Delegate.