Minutes – 2016 Annual Convention

Libertarian Party of El Paso County

PO Box 7952

Colorado Springs, CO 80933

Annual Convention
Saturday, February 27, 2016
Tilted Kilt, I-25 and Woodmen Rd., Colorado Springs


  1. Call to Order/Welcome/Introductions

Called to order at 11:26am Board was introduced, LPCO representatives introduced, and 2016 candidates

  1. Credentials Report, including quorum and voting numbers 13 members present, 9 votes required to pass
  2. Presentation and Adoption of Agenda

Mike Seebeck moved that agenda as written be adopted, Judy Darcy seconded MSCU

  1. Director/Officer Reports
    1. Chair: Lance Haverkamp – orally report
    2. Vice-Chair: Mike Seebeck– orally report
    3. Secretary: Susan Quilleash-Nelson– orally report
    4. Treasurer: John Hjersman—presented in writing
    5. Affiliate Representative: Judy Darcy – orally report
    6. Director-at-Large-Education: vacant
    7. Director-at-Large-Outreach: Judy Darcy – orally report
  1. Committee Reports
    1. Finance Committee: Judy Darcy – no report
    2. Volunteer Coordinator: vacant
    3. Manitou Springs Issues Liaison: Norman “Paotie” Dawson –not present
    4. Newsletter: Mariana Wagner – not present
    5. Media: vacant
    6. Voter Registration Drive Committee: vacant
    7. Platform Committee: vacant
    8. Bylaws Committee: Mike Seebeck – nothing to report
  2. New Business
    1. Requested donation for LPCO, John Hjersman moved $200 be given to the LPCO, Michael McRed seconded. Motion passed 1 objection 12 aye votes

Moving Annual Convention to January to accommodate and simplify State reporting. John Hjersman moved, Judy Darcy seconded MSCU

  1. Officer Elections, by standard balloting process
    1. Chair -– required by LPCO & state –Steve Korbel ran unopposed
    2. Vice Chair – Mike Seebeck ran unopposed
    3. Treasurer – required by LPCO & state – John Hjersman ran unopposed
    4. Secretary – No one ran

Results are as follows – Steve Korbel – chair, Mike Seebeck – vice chair, John Hjersman – treasurer

Susan Quilleash stated that she would return records to the board after writing the minutes of this meeting, no later than the member/board meeting on March 17, 2016

  1. Resolutions/Announcements
    1. Volunteers needed
    2. Call for 2016 campaign donations and candidates.
    3. Events Calendar (topics/dates/education and social)
      1. 1/27 – board meeting, immediately after adjournment
      2. 3/11-3/13 – State Convention at Doubletree Hotel
      3. 3/17– member meeting
    4. Location of board and member meetings
    5. Community Events
    6. Volunteer Training

Discussion on how to donate

  1. Adjourn

Richard Longstreth moved to adjourn. Convention adjourned at 12:17pm

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