Minutes – Board Meeting, January 2015

Libertarian Party of El Paso County

PO Box 7952

Colorado Springs, CO 80933


Meeting – Libertarian Party of El Paso County Board of Directors Meeting
Date – Saturday, January 10, 2015
Time –11:00am
Location –the IHOP on the corner of Stetson and Powers

  1. Opening/Welcome/Introductions Meeting called to order by Secretary, Susan Quilleash at 11:49 am, Present were Judy Darcy, and Lance Haverkamp
  2. Presentation and Adoption of Agenda Lance Haverkamp moved to accept, Judy Seconded, MSCU
  3. Minutes from Previous meeting Susan Quilleash moved to postpone the reading of the minutes till the next meeting to correct errors and furnish a copy of the special meeting of December 29 as well. Lance Haverkamp seconded. MSCU
  4. Director/Officer Reports
    1. Chair, Norman Dawson – not present to report
    2. Vice Chair, Joe Branske – not present to report
    3. Secretary, Susan Quilleash-Nelson – oral report
    4. Treasurer, — not present to report
    5. Affiliate Representative, — not present to report
    6. Director-at-Large-Education, Lance Haverkamp – NSTR
    7. Director-at-Large-Outreach, Judy Darcy – Submitted in writing
  1. Committee Reports
    1. Bylaws Committee, Mike Seebeck — NSTR
    2. Finance Committee, Judy Darcy – unable to report due to resignation of interim treasurer
    3. Volunteer Coordinator – Kaity Mohler Jones — not present to report Manitou Springs Issues Liaison, Norman Dawson – not present to report
    4. Newsletter, Mariana Wagner – in newsletter
  2. Unfinished Business
    1. Events Calendar (topics/dates/education and social)
      1/10 – board meeting

1/15 – member meeting

1/23 – Liberty Book Club might be rescheduled

2/14 – board meeting

2/19 – member meeting

    1. Pending Board & Committee Appointments
      1. Vice Chairman – Lance Haverkamp moved to remove Joe Branske as he has not been to a meeting or function since he was appointed. Susan Quilleash seconded. Joe Branske is removed.
      2. Treasurer – required by LPCO & state – required treasurer actions will be completed as per the meeting of December 29, 2014
      3. Affiliate Representative – required by LPCO – Judy Darcy recommended and appointed by unanimous vote.
      4. Voter Registration Drive Chair
      5. Platform Committee Chair – required by LPCO

Mike Seebeck recommended, appointment pending notification and acceptance.

      1. Political Issues Liaisons
      2. Fundraising Committee Chair
      3. Campaign Committee Chair
      4. Convention Committee Chair – committee without chair appointed: Judy Darcy, Lance Haverkamp, and Susan Quilleash.
      5. Meeting Host
      6. Event Photographer
      7. Volunteer Coordinator
    1. Postcard Mailing action postponed
      1. Art Complete
      2. 5000 cards ordered
        1. Total cost?
      3. $40 label budget approved
      4. Postage budget.
    2. Community Events Judy Darcy has list for a Volunteer Coordinator.
    3. Volunteer Training Will be conducted at Membership meeting as volunteers volunteer.
    4. Location of board and member meetings Board to meet on February 14, 2015 at 11:00 am at Peak Place Coffee, 2360 Montebello, Colorado Springs. Member meeting February 19 at 7:00pm at Sarge’s, 6436 Highway 85/87 Security.
  1. New Business
    1. Convention location and times Committee will have suggestions on January 15 for a location for convention on April 11, 2015
    2. Vote to pay $20 for domains. Judy Darcy moved to pay $10 each to keep our domain names and location, a total of $20. Lance Haverkamp seconded. MSCU. Judy will notify Norman Dawson to withdraw funds.
  2. Announcements
    1. Dues for 2015 are due to remain a Contributing Member & eligible for Board position.
    2. February Meeting to be held Saturday, February 14, before the member meeting Thursday. February 19, 2015 location to be determined.
  1. Discussion/Q&A

Possibility of having a meeting in Calhan was brought up. Will be looked into.

  1. Adjourn Lance Haverkamp moved for adjournment. Meeting adjourned at 12:42pm.

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