Minutes – Board Meeting, April 2021

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Meeting – Libertarian Party of El Paso County Board of Directors Meeting
Date – Saturday, April 10, 2021
Time – 2:00PM
Location – The Tilted Kilt, 7061 Commerce Center Dr., Colorado Springs CO

Opening/Welcome/Introductions
Board Members Present: Nathan Foutch, John Hjersman, Judy Darcy, Ed Duffett, Molly Foutch, Crystina Page
Others Present: Daryl Kuiper
Quorum: Yes
Call to Order: 2:58 p.m.

  1. Presentation and Adoption of Agenda: as amended
    Motion: Judy Darcy
    Second: Ed Duffett
    MSCU
  2. Minutes from Previous meeting
    Motion: Judy Darcy
    Second: Ed Duffett
    MSCU
  3. Director/Officer Reports
    1. Chairman, Nathan Foutch – Libertarian vs. Liberal ideals; Will be remaining in Colorado due to political envirnment, Will be running for City Council in Manitou
    2. Vice Chair, Ed Duffett – Huge turnout, event went well. Got feedback from attending candidates regarding event. 99% positive. Ed did send thank you notes out to the candidates. RK Gun show was also a success. All positive feedback except for one misinformed soul.
    3. Secretary, Crystina Page – Need passwords, login info, etc. No action taken this month.
    4. Treasurer, John Hjersman – For the first time we have a subscriber, donating since February 2021 at $5 per month. He has not been to a meeting. $713.93 in bank, $509.43 in paypal. Total $1223.36. Purchased two rolling carts. $30 / $80. Motion made by Judy and seconded by Ed to reimburse John for $110. Carried unanimously.
    5. Affiliate Representative, John Hjersman – State convention will see proposed changes to bylaws and platform. Report In writing.
    6. Education Director, Molly Foutch – No report
    7. Outreach Director, Judy Darcy – In writing – Attended four events. Talked to Lance and Aldo. Secretary training. Google voice issues. (6557 / 6765) 98 new people listed in rolls. Message from Facebook re: restricting and potentially unpublishing. Reach down 55% to 655 people. Need topics for May and June. El Paso County Republicans page shut down. Motioned to pay $1.99 / mo for MeWe. Seconded by John. Report in writing. CU
  4. Committee Reports
    1. Bylaws Committee, John Hjersman, Judy Darcy – John reqs meeting for Bylaws.
    2. Media Committee, vacant –
    3. Fundraising Committee Chair, John Hjersman – No report
    4. Manitou Springs Issues Liaison, vacant –
    5. Social Media Committee Chair, Judy Darcy – See above.
    6. Newsletter, vacant –
    7. IT Committee, vacant –
    8. Campaigns Committee, vacant –
    9. Policy Committee, Chris Houtchens, John Hjersman, Judy Darcy – No report
    10. Volunteer Coordinator, vacant –
  5. Unfinished Business
    1. 04/10 – Board Meeting
    2. 04/15 – Monthly Meeting
    3. 04/16-18 – Tanner Gun Show
    4. May meeting – gun laws – Crystina will reach out to Paul Paradis to ask for speaker.
    5. June meeting – bbq / fundraiser
    6. Pending Board & Committee Appointments
      1. EPC Political Issues Liaison – vacant
      2. Colorado Springs Political Issues Liaison – vacant
      3. Volunteer Coordinator – vacant –
      4. Campaigns Committee Chair – vacant
      5. Voter Registration Drive Chair – vacant
      6. Fundraising Committee Chair – vacant
      7. Media Committee, vacant
      8. IT Committee, vacant
      9. Meeting Host – vacant
      10. Event Photographer – vacant
    7. Postcard Mailing
    8. Postage budget already approved John and Judy will find postcards
    9. Phone Call Volunteers
    10. Website, CRM, cloud, IT
      1. Judy contact Aldo
      2. Judy contact Lance about cloud, Aldo, secretary email password, education email password, chair email
    11. Parade 2020 – Money held over for 2021, Will be readdressed in January 2022.
    12. Participation in Reopen activities
      1. Polis reneged.
      2. Unknown activities pending
      3. Monument
    13. Donate Button on Facebook
    14. Recruiting more people
      1. Phone calls between meetings
    15. Outreach planning
      1. RK Gunshow wrapup – 24 new contacts, 2 lost volunteers due to mask mandate, $20ish
    16. Election 2021
      1. Election Results – Ed Duffett will email councilmen and invite to 3rd Thursday meeting.
  6. New Business
    1. Tanner Gun Show April 16-18
      1. Booth Fee – $85
        1. Ed Duffett Motioned, Nathan Foutch seconded, UC
  7. Announcements
    1. Dues for 2021 are due to remain a Contributing Member & eligible for Board position.
    2. May Board Meeting to be held at Tilted Kilt.
  8. Discussion/Q&A
  9. Adjourn – Crystina Page Motion to adjourn 4:32pm

 

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