Approved Agenda of the December 2011 General Assembly of the Green Party of California

Approved by Consensus on Saturday, December 3rd

Saturday December 3rd

8:00am Breakfast, registration

9:00am Opening, new delegate orientation, quorum count

9:30am Agenda approval

9:45am Consent calendar

a) Proposal: Amend Committee Membership to Change Attendance Requirement (Coordinating Committee)
b) Proposal: Extension by one year of trial period to evaluate new CC election method (Coordinating Committee)
c) Proposal: Amendment to GPCA Bylaws 7-1.8 Choice Voting to include use of GPCA voting page (GPUS Delegation)
d) Proposal: Update Policies and Procedures for Campaign Financial Support Committee (Campaigns & Candidates Working Group)
e) Proposal: Amend GPCA Platform - Nuclear Contamination  (Platform)
f) Proposal: Amend GPCA Platform - Energy (Platform)
g) Proposal: Amend GPCA Platform - Disarmament (Platform)

10:00am Confirmation:  Jared Laiti, Nominee for GPCA Liaison to Secretary of State

10:10am Election Announcement: Explanation of on-line, on-site voting page procedure for GPUS Delegation delegates and alternates for these candidates.

10:15am Presentation: Coordinating Committee at-large candidates make statements; election via on-line vote begins after General Assembly by this process

10:30am Proposal: Budget for remainder of FY2011-2012 (Budget Committee) (budget is included in .pdf above)

12:15pm Lunch

1:25pm Quorum count

1:30pm Proposal: Budget for remainder of FY2011-2012 (Budget Committee) (budget draft will be posted in November)

3:00pm Breakout sessions for committees and working groups (CCWG, Platform, Finance, GROW)

4:15pm Proposal: Establish Fiscal Policy (Humboldt County Green Party, Coordinating Committee, Finance Committee) 

5:15pm Presentation: Update on Prop 14/SB 6 lawsuits (Campaigns & Candidates Working Group)

Placeholder Proposal: Empower Coordinating Committee to Decide Whether to Join Litigation on Prop 14 (Coordinating Committee)

6:15pm Dinner on site, GPUS Delegation meeting during dinner

7:30pm Evening program begins with young Greens and Green candidates

8:00pm Green Party 2012 presidential candidate forum, featuring Kent Mesplay and Jill Stein

Sunday December 4th

8:00am Breakfast, registration

9:00am Breakout sessions for committees and working groups (CCWG, Green Issues, Media)

10:20pm Quorum count,

Scheduled consent calendar items - Endorse AB1148

Other consent items carried over from Saturday morning

10:25am Proposal: Recommendation of names to the California Secretary of State for inclusion on the GPCA presidential primary election ballot (GPUS Delegation, Campaigns & Candidates Working Group)

11:10am Proposal: Establish Policies and Procedures for Selection and Governance of GPCA Delegates to the GPUS Presidential Nominating Convention (GPUS Delegation)

(if the morning's agenda items are completed more quickly than the time alloted, that time would be used to begin the Strategic Plan Brainstorming Session

12:10pm Lunch, Womens Caucus meeting during lunch

1:15pm Discussion: Strategic Plan Brainstorming Session (Coordinating Committee)

2:45pm Breakout sessions for committees and working groups (Finance, Bylaws, ERWG, Clearinghouse)

4:00pm Confirmation:  Standing Committee and Working Group Co-Coordinators (GPCA Bylaws 6-1.9 Coordinators)

4:15pm Closing session