Draft Agenda of the May 2011 General Assembly of the Green Party of California - 2

Draft agenda as amended by the Coordinating Committee on May 11 and presented to the General Assembly on May 12. This agenda was approved without amendment by the General Assembly.

Saturday, May 12

  8:00am Breakfast, registration
  9:00am Opening, new delegate orientation, quorum count
  9:30am Agenda approval
  9:45am Consent calendar
(a) Proposal: Add already approved GPCA Endorsement Procedures to GPCA Rules and Procedures (Campaigns & Candidates Working Group)
10:00am Confirmation:  Doug Barnett, Nominee for GPCA Treasurer
10:10am Confirmation:  Jeanne Rosenmeier, Nominee for GPCA Assistant Treasurer
10:20am Election: On-site voting for GPUS Delegation delegates and alternates (hand out ballots, read candidate applications here)
10:25am Decision: Whether to affirm all at-large candidates on-site instead of conducing email election; candidates make statements (read candidate applications here)Decision: Whether to affirm all at-large candidates on-site instead of conducing email election
10:45am Proposal: Budget FY2012-2013 (Budget Committee), Strategic Plan (Coordinating Committee), Change GPCA Fiscal Year  (Finance Committee)
12:15pm Lunch, Womens Caucus meeting during lunch (also possible press conference during lunch)
  1:25pm Quorum count
  1:30pm Proposal: Budget FY2012-2013 (Budget Committee), Strategic Plan (Coordinating Committee), Change GPCA Fiscal Year (Finance Committee)
  3:00pm Breakout sessions for committees and working groups (CCWG, Platform, Finance, GROW)
  4:30pm Decision: County Polling follow-up; that the votes of the counties that already voted are counted in full. That the first option would be that there be a report of the count of the county polling, a decision would sought of the GA to approve the prevailing tendency from that report. If such a decision does not pass, then there would be a vote on a one time, 80% approval suspension of the bylaws, to allow the counties that are in attendance are able to cast their full complement as they would have had, via county polling and that if there is time before 6pm, that it be used to introduce the Standing General Assembly proposal.  
  4:50pm Proposal: Amend GPCA Elections Code (Coordinating Committee)
  5:50pm Introduce Standing Green Assembly agenda item from Sunday's agenda if time before 5:50, then Announcements
  6:00pm Dinner on your own (host committee providing recommendations), GPUS Delegation meeting during dinner
  7:30pm Green Party 2012 presidential candidate forum: Roseanne Barr, Kent Mesplay and Jill Stein

Sunday May 13
  8:00am Breakfast, registration
  9:00am Breakout sessions for committees and working groups (CCWG, Green Issues, Media)
10:20pm Quorum count, optional bring back time for any consent calendar items pulled during Saturday's session
12:20pm Womens Caucus Mothers Day presentation
12:30pm Lunch, Optional caucus meetings 
  1:35pm Announcements
  1:40pm Completion of County Polling in Propositions 28 and 29 (if necessary); Discussion: Two Platform Planks - Energy, Proportional Representation
  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



Delegate Apportionment for the May 2012 General Assembly

County Registered
Greens (1)
% of Total Delegates
Alameda 9,333 10.0% 10
Contra Costa 3,293 3.5% 3
El Dorado 909 1.0% 1
Fresno 1,622 1.7% 2
Humboldt 2,897 3.1% 3
Lake 409 0.4% 1
Los Angeles 22,415 23.9% 24
Marin 2,114 2.3% 2
Mendocino 1,860 2.0% 2
Monterey 1,083 1.2% 1
Napa 790 0.8% 1
Nevada 1,106 1.2% 1
Orange 7,593 8.1% 8
Riverside 2,504 2.7% 3
Sacramento 4,070 4.3% 4
San Diego 7,422 7.9% 8
San Francisco 8,550 9.1% 9
San Luis Obispo 1,345 1.4% 1
San Mateo 2,432 2.6% 3
Santa Clara 4,163 4.4% 4
Shasta 463 0.5% 1
Sonoma 4,592 4.9% 5
Tulare 444 0.5% 1
Ventura 2,206 2.4% 2
TOTAL ACTIVE 93,615 100.0% 100