Minutes – Board Meeting, February 2023

Meeting – Libertarian Party of El Paso County Board of Directors Meeting

Date – Saturday, February 4, 2023

Time – 2:00 PM

Location – Library 21C; 1175 Chapel Hills Dr; Colorado Springs, CO 80920

  1. Opening/Welcome/Introductions

Board Members present: John Angle, Mike Ciesko, Phoebe Ciesko, Jason Calvert, Daryl Kuiper, Doug Jones, Heidi Baird, and Cindy Broin (non Board Member)


Call to Order: 2:15 PM

  1. Presentation and adoption of Agenda

Adoption without Objection

  1. Director/Officer Reports
    1. Chair, John Angle
      1. Adoption of previous minutes w/o Discussion
      2. Continuity Binders for Officers: Job description, Reports filed to present to Board; Anything relevant, Email accounts; All officers should have one; Daryl has a list
    2. Vice Chair, Mike Ciesko – NTR
    3. Secretary, Heidi Baird – Next Board Meeting Saturday, March 4, 2:00 PM at Library 21C; Room B6
    4. Education Director, Daryl Kuiper
      1. Facebook
      2. Continuity binders should be made available online and on paper
    5. Communications Director, Jason Calvert – NTR
    6. Outreach Director, Phoebe Ciesko – Outreach events; work with Heidi (Secretary)
    7. Fundraising Director, Doug Jones
      1. To be discussed under new business
  2. Committee Reports
    1. Bylaws committee to meet February 8 at Janet’s house
    2. Newsletter, Daryl Kuiper: 4 officers; 6 standing committees
  3. Unfinished Business
    1. Schedule new meetings
  1. Board meetings: Since the 1st Saturday in April conflicts with the LPCO Annual meeting, Daryl moved that the LPEPC Board meeting be held on April 8; Phoebe seconded; Motion carried
  2. Monthly Empowerment Meetings held on 3rd Thursday – February 16 at 6:00 PM; Old Chicago’s: Austin Bluffs & Academy
  1. Pocket Constitutions
    1. To be distributed at Empowerment meetings
  2. Membership dues reminder
  3. New officer training to be coordinated between outgoing and incoming officers
  4. Candidate training meeting Saturday, February 11 from 2 – 4 PM
    1. John Angle & Janet Turner attending
  1. New Business
    1. Doug presented his ideas for a fundraiser
      1. Dinner
      2. LP VisionQuest
      3. To build committees
      4. To collect ideas
      5. Songs, rousing speech
      6. How do we get people there?
    2. Mayoral Forum
      1. Host in March, possibly 3/11 at the East Library Common Rom
      2. Advertise in Gazette
  2. Announcements
    1. LPCO Convention April 1st
    2. CO Legislation SB-101 – Nominated by petition
    3. Follow up on sign-up sheet at Old Chicago’s
  3. Adjourn: 3:33 PM

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