Minutes – Board Meeting, April 2020

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Meeting – Libertarian Party of El Paso County Board of Directors Meeting
Date – Thursday, April 2, 2020
Time – 6:30pm
Location – Tori’s House, 505 Blossom Field Road, after Recess: American Tire

 

  1. Opening/Welcome/Introductions
    Board Members present:
    Tori Ciraolo, Judy Darcy
    This does not constitute a Quorum
    Call to Order: by Tori Ciraolo at 8:50pm
  2. Discussion: Parliamentary Procedure, and location
  3. Point of Order: Judy Darcy
    Request a Recess in Order to Assemble a Quorum

    Second: Tori Ciraolo
    MSCU

    In recess until 04/03/2020 at 10am at American Tire.

  4. Opening/Welcome/Introductions
    Board Members present:
    Tori Ciraolo, Judy Darcy, Chris Houtchens
    This constitutes a Quorum
    Call to Order: by Tori Ciraolo at 10:23pm
  5. Point of Order: Tori Ciraolo – Secretary
    Education Director: Anthony Delgado temporarily resigned his position as Education Director 04/02/2020 9:00pm
    Chris Houtchens accepted nomination as Education Director He was appointed MSC 3-0 via email vote. Lexi did not vote. The vote was recorded at 04/03/2020 9:23pm
    Chair: Lexi Buschmann submitted her resignation 04/04/2020 6:45am
  6. Point of Order: Judy Darcy
    Nominate Tori Ciraolo as Interim Chair until a Special Convention can be held.
    Second: Chris
    MSCU
  7. Presentation and Adoption of Agenda
    Motion: Judy
    Second: Chris

    MSCU

  8. Minutes from Previous Meeting
    Discussion: February Minutes that were moved to this meeting – Tori has emailed Lexi to get a copy from her computer.
    March Adopt as Presented

    Motion: Tori
    Second: Judy
    MSC 2-0-1 Chris abstained

  9. Director and Officer Reports
    1. Chair, Alexis Buschmann – No report, resigned
    2. Vice Chair, Victoria Ciraolo – Hosted monthly meeting, Participated in drafting press release, dealt with fallout from draconian COVID regulations
    3. Secretary, Victoria Ciraolo – recorded change in Board Members
    4. Treasurer, John Hjersman – In writing, monthly meeting, Participated in drafting press release, dealt with fallout from draconian COVID regulations
    5. Outreach Director, Judy Darcy – monthly meeting, Participated in drafting press release, dealt with fallout from draconian COVID regulations, parade canceled – Jack Quinn’s social event
    6. Education Director, Anthony Delgado – No report, resigned temporarily
  10. Committee Reports
    1. Bylaws Committee, vacant
      Nominate for Bylaws Committee: Judy nominates Judy Tori, John & Chris to be on the Bylaws Committee & John as Chair
      Second: Tori
      MSCU
    2. Media Committee, vacant
    3. Social Media Coordinator, Judy Darcy – Facebook & Groups
    4. Newsletter Editor, Jessica Senia – Nothing
    5. Convention Committee, Lance Haverkamp –
    6. Campaigns Committee, vacant
      Nominate for Campaigns Committee: Judy nominates Judy Tori, John to be on the Campaigns Committee & John as Chair
      Second: Tori
      MSCU
    7. Education Committee, Anthony Delgado – No Report, Temporarily resigned – Chris Houtchens appointed, no report yet.
    8. Policy Committee, vacant
      Tori nominates: Judy Tori, John, Chris to be on the Policy Committee & John as Chair
      Second: Judy
      MSCU
    9. Fundraising Committee, vacant
    10. Affiliate Representative, John Hjersman – In writing
    11. IT Committee, Aaron Devandry
      Judy Motion to appoint Aaron
      Second Tori
      MSCU
    12. Political Issues Liaisons,
    13. Manitou Springs, Paotie Dawson –
  11. Unfinished Business
    1. Nominations/appointments
      1. See above
    2. Candidates
      1. US Senate – 2 candidates – Gaylon Kent & Raymon Doan
      2. US Congress District 5 –
      3. Colorado Senate District 10
      4. Colorado Senate District 12
        25 years old + 12 month residence
      5. Colorado House of Representatives District 14
      6. Colorado House of Representatives District 15 – Mike McRedmond
      7. Colorado House of Representatives District 16 – John Hjersman
      8. Colorado House of Representatives District 17
      9. Colorado House of Representatives District 18
      10. Colorado House of Representatives District 19
      11. Colorado House of Representatives District 20
      12. Colorado House of Representatives District 21 – Mike Seebeck
        25 years old + 12 month residence
      13. El Paso County Commissioner District 2
      14. El Paso County Commissioner District 3
      15. El Paso County Commissioner District 4
      16. CU Regent – 2, 6, 7- not EPC
    3. Call people
    4. Website, CRM, cloud
    5. Parade
      1. Government ruined it.
      2. Jack Quinn’s social event.
      3. Motion to request a refund for parade.
        Motion: Judy
        Second: Tori
        Discussion: Rescheduled until September? Doing it in September means rebuilding the float at an additional cost & not being able to find seasonal items.
        MSCU
    6. Facebook Groups – Set up & running, finished.
  12. New Business
    1. Monthly Member Socials
      1. April 2020
      2. May 2020
      3. June 2020
      4. Social meetings are not required to be in a public location per the bylaws
    2. Board Meeting Times and Locations
      1. Depending an draconian regulations to not put businees in jeopardy at American until crazy over.
    3. Outreach planning
      1. We’re fucked.
    4. D&D Campaign to be organized by Tori
    5. Colorado Libertarian Shooting Club
    6. Public range at PPIR
  13. Announcements
    1. Dues for 2020 are due to remain a contributing member. $25
    2. Colorado State Convention
      1. Lpcolorado.org
      2. Participation must be completed today.
      3. Candidates by Sunday
      4. Credentialing committee
      5. Email ballots to email address within the week. Ballots must be returned by 04/12/2020
      6. Votes counted on 04/13/2020 Announced.
      7. Special Convention on Google Hangouts on 04/13/2020 6:00pm before Board Meeting. Will be accepting nominations from the floor.
    3. National Convention in Austin Texas, May 20-25
  14. Discussion/Q&A

  15. Adjourn 12:27pm
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