Minutes – Board Meeting, July 2021

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Meeting – Libertarian Party of El Paso County Board of Directors Meeting
Date – Saturday, July 3, 2021
Time – 2:00pm
Location – Tilted Kilt

  1. Opening/Welcome/Introductions
    Board Members present: Judy Darcy, Greg Lauer, Nathan Foutch, John Hjersman

    Others present: None
    Judy taking Minutes
    Quorum – Yes

    Call to Order: 2:40
  2. Presentation and Adoption of Agenda
    Motion: Judy Darcy Adopt the Agenda as Amended
    Second: Greg Lauer
    MSCU
  3. Minutes from April Meeting
    Secretary uploaded Minutes to the Board Group on 07/02/2021
    Motion: Nathan Foutch Motions to postpone until next Board Meeting unless the Secretary arrives at this meeting.
    Second: John Hjersman
    MSCU
  4. Minutes from May Meeting
    Secretary uploaded Minutes to the Board Group on 07/02/2021
    Motion: Nathan Foutch Motions to postpone until next Board Meeting unless the Secretary arrives at this meeting.
    Second: John Hjersman
    MSCU
  5. Minutes from June Meeting
    Motion: Nathan Foutch Motions to postpone until next Board Meeting unless the Secretary arrives at this meeting.
    Second: John Hjersman
    MSCU
  6. Director/Officer Reports
    1. Chairman, Nathan Foutch – Planning run for Manitou School Board, traing, Board communications
    2. Interim Vice Chair, Greg Lauer – In Writing 2021-07-03 Vice Chair Report, Appointed, and completed training
    3. Secretary, Crystina Page – absent, see below
    4. Treasurer, John Hjersman – In Writing 2021-07-03 Treasurers Report, Approved expenses paid, Balance $1200.10
    5. Affiliate Representative, John Hjersman – In Writing 2021-07-03 AR Report, Kevin Gulbranson, new bank laws, Gun Show
    6. Education Director, Molly Foutch – absent
    7. Outreach Director, Judy Darcy – In writing 2021-07 Outreach, Google Voice, LPCO events, Work with John on Paypal, Festival Lights, What IF FestivalMotion: John Hjersman Up the Budget for the County Fair to $180 for the week.
      Second: Greg Lauer
      MSCUColorado Spring Sesquicentennial
      Motion: Nathan Foutch Allocate maximum of $200 for the event.
      Second: Greg Lauer
      MSCU
      Judy: Find a tent, volunteers, work with John about Insurance.

      Awning/Tent
      Motion: John Hjersman Allocate $200 for a tent for future events.
      Second: Nathan Foutch
      MSCU

      Secretary arrived 3:14pm

  1. Committee Reports
    1. Bylaws Committee, John Hjersman, Judy Darcy – Meeting June 15, Schedule meeting in September to follow up.
    2. Media Committee, vacant –
    3. Fundraising Committee Chair, John Hjersman –
    4. Manitou Springs Issues Liaison, vacant – Judy Darcy Nominates Nathan Foutch. NCU
    5. Social Media Committee Chair, Judy Darcy – Ins Writing See Outreach
    6. Newsletter, vacant –
    7. IT Committee, vacant –
    8. Campaigns Committee, vacant – Nathan Foutch nominates Greg Lauer for Committee Chair. NCU
    9. Policy Committee, Chris Houtchens, John Hjersman, Judy Darcy – NSTR
    10. Volunteer Coordinator, vacant –
  2. Unfinished Business
    1. Meetings
      07/03 – Board Meeting 2:00pm at Tilted Kilt
      07/03 – Outreach Training 4:00pm at Tilted Kilt
      07/04 – Liberty in the Park – social event – Banning Lewis Ranch
      07/15 – Monthly Meeting 6:00pm at Tilted Kilt
      07/30-08/01 – Tanner Gun Show
    2. Pending Board & Committee Appointments
      1. As needed
      2. Nathan Foutch Nominates Greg Lauer for Fountain Political Issues Liaison. NCU
    3. Schedule Next Meetings
      1. Board Meetings
        08/07 – 2:00pm at Tilted Kilt
        09/04 – 2:00pm at Tilted Kilt
        10/09 – 2:00pm at Tilted Kilt
      2. Third Thursday Monthly Member Meetings
        07/15 – 6:00pm at Tilted Kilt
        08/19 – 6:00pm at Tilted Kilt
        09/16 – 6:00pm at Tilted Kilt
    4. Phone Call Volunteers
        1. Committees
        2. Outreach
          1. Nathan & Judy will make calls
    5. Meeting attendance
    6. Website, CRM, cloud, IT
      1. Aldo
      2. Judy will contact Aldo
    7. Parade
      1. 2021 – Money held over for 2021 parade
    8. Participation in Reopen activities
    9. Donate Button on Facebook
    10. Recruiting more people
      1. Younger people
    11. Outreach planning
      1. See Outreach Report
    12. Google Voice
      1. Judy will contact Lance
    13. Gift envelopes
      1. Crystina will check out
        1. Email price list
    14. Shutterfly Free Stuff
      1. Crystina will price shop
        1. Seeking alternatives
    15. Quiz changes
      1. John will send more
      2. Will post pics in LPEPC Board Members Group
    16. Sesquicentennial Parade
      1. See Outreach
  3. New Business
    1. T-Shirts
      1. Need new Volunteer T-Shirts
        Motion: Judy Darcy budget $200 for new T-Shirts
        Second: Nathan Foutch
        MSCU
    2. Folder of Awards
      1. July Meeting Awards
  4. Announcements
  5. Discussion/Q&A
    1. Dues for 2021 are due to remain a contributing member and eligible for a Board Position. $25Out of Order: 6. C. Reports uploaded. Pdf format. Document format uploaded today. Fires through middle of December. Will appear via technology and call in advance to let Board know when on a fire.
  6. Adjourn: 4:22pm
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