Minutes – Board Meeting, March 2021

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AGENDA

Meeting – Libertarian Party of El Paso County Board of Directors Meeting
Date – Saturday, March 06, 2021
Time – 2:00PM
Location – The Tilted Kilt, 7061 Commerce Center Dr., Colorado Springs CO

  1. Opening/Welcome/Introductions
    Board Members Present: Nathan, Ed, John
    Others Present: Damon, Daryl, Josh, Crystina out of town & available by telephone
    Quorum: Yes
    Call to Order: 2:23 p.m.
  2. Presentation and Adoption of Agenda: as amended
    Motion: Judy
    Second: Nathan
    MSCU
  3. Minutes from Previous meeting
    Motion: Ed
    Second: Nathan
    MSCU
  4. Director/Officer Reports
    1. Chairman, Nathan Foutch – Facebook ban
    2. Vice Chair, Ed Duffett – Contacted election department
    3. Secretary, Ed Duffett – Created & Posted Minutes and Agenda,
    4. Treasurer, John Hjersman – In writing – Balance $1179, Paid Aldo
    5. Affiliate Representative, John Hjersman – In writing – Gun Show, 05/21-23 LPCO Convention registration open
    6. Education Director, Molly Foutch – No report
    7. Outreach Director, Judy Darcy – In writing – Expense $14.68 At Office Depot. Estimate $30 for ink.
      Motion: Judy – Request reimbursement of $14.68 + $30 for materials & ink
      Second: Nathan
      MSCU
  5. Committee Reports
    1. Bylaws Committee, John Hjersman, Judy Darcy – In writing – Maybe at Special Convention discuss severability
    2. Media Committee, vacant – Ed Ask Travis to do this
    3. Fundraising Committee Chair, John Hjersman – Nothing to report
    4. Manitou Springs Issues Liaison, vacant –
    5. Social Media Committee Chair, Judy Darcy – In Writing, see Outreach Report
    6. Newsletter, vacant –
    7. IT Committee, vacant –
    8. Campaigns Committee, vacant –
    9. Policy Committee, Chris Houtchens, John Hjersman, Judy Darcy – see Outreach Report
    10. Volunteer Coordinator, vacant –

Chair left at 3:32pm Available by phone. Vice Chair will conduct meeting

  1. Unfinished Business
    1. Meetings
      1. 03/06 –  Board Meeting
      2. 03/13-14– RK Gun Show
      3. 03/14 – St. Patrick’s Day Parade – Canceled?
      4. 03/18 – Monthly Meeting – April Municipal Elections
      5. 04/06 – Colorado Springs Municipal Elections
      6. 04/10 – Board Meeting
        Motion: Judy – to schedule Board Meeting 04/10
        Second: John
        MSCU
      7. 04/15 – Monthly Meeting
    2. Pending Board & Committee Appointments

 Crystina, out of town,  Appears by phone 3:53pm

  1. Secretary – Crystina Page –
    1. Ed nominated. Crystina accepted.
      NCU

      1. Secretary training 03/15
    2. EPC Political Issues Liaison – vacant
    3. Colorado Springs Political Issues Liaison – vacant
    4. Volunteer Coordinator – vacant –
    5. Campaigns Committee Chair – vacant
    6. Voter Registration Drive Chair – vacant
    7. Fundraising Committee Chair – vacant
    8. Media Committee, vacant
    9. IT Committee, vacant
    10. Meeting Host – vacant
    11. Event Photographer – vacant
    1. Postcard Mailing
      1. Postage budget already approved
      2. New Postcards found in Outreach box
    2. Phone Call Volunteers
    3. Website, CRM, cloud, IT
      1. Aldo finished
        1. Aldo paid $ (John?)
        2. Previously approved $750, spent $300
          1. $450 available to fix glitches
        3. Judy received Thumb drive from Lance with Cloud data
        4. Lance can fix passwords for email
        5. Email not sending
        6. Register Now button on CRM not working
        7. CRM mail not sending
        8. PayPal Button not working
          1. John & Crystina will fix
        9. Parade
          1. 2020 – Money held over for 2021
          2. John got an email
            1. Parade canceled?
            2. Ed Duffett will call them about a refund
          3. Participation in Reopen activities
            1. Contacted by Douglas Carey on Meetup asking if any were being held
            2. activities proceding
            3. Monument
            4. Civil disobedience
          4. Donate Button on Facebook
            1. John & Crystina will fix
          5. Recruiting more people
            1. Phone calls between meetings
          6. Outreach planning
            1. RK Gun Show March
              1. $70 Paid
              2. Rescheduled from February 27-28 to March 13-14
            2. Sesquicentennial
              1. Ed will get info from Caryn Ann Harlos to contact Pioneer Museum
            3. Election 2021
              1. Who are the Candidates?
                1. Finish & Send Questionnaire
                  1. from campaigns@lpepc.org
                  2. Lance will forward to Ed eaduffett@msn.com
                2. Poll watchers
                  1. Unless we have a candidate participating or issue, we cannot appoint one
                3. Election Judges
                  1. Ed left a message for the Director of Elections in El Paso County for call back on training
                4. Ranked Choice Voting – Linda Templin – John will contact
                5. City ballot Issues
                  1. Found none
                6. City Council Election
                  1. All Districts Open seats
                    1. Who are the candidates?
                  2. Cherish
                  3. Finish and Submit Questionnaire
                  4. City Ballot Issues
                7. About Me – Finished
                  1. Chairman
                  2. Vice Chairman
                  3. Treasurer
                  4. Secretary
                  5. Education
                  6. Outreach
                8. New Business
                9. Announcements
                  1. Dues for 2021 are due to remain a Contributing Member & eligible for Board position.
                  2. April Board Meeting to be held April 10, 2021 at 2pm at the Tilted Kilt
                10. Discussion/Q&A
                11. Adjourn 4:36pm
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