Minutes – Board Meeting, May 8, 2021

Meeting – Libertarian Party of El Paso County Board of Directors MeetingDate – Saturday, May 8 2021Time – 2:00pmLocation – The Tilted Kilt, 7061 Commerce Center Dr., Colorado Springs CO1. Opening/Welcome/IntroductionsBoard Members present: Nathan Foutch, John Hjersman, Judy Darcy, Crystina PageOthers present: Greg Lauer, Mr. Cain, Justin Carpenter, Justin Carpenter Jr, Faith MackQuorum: YesCall to Order: 14482. Mr. Lauer’s introduction. Currently serving as City Council; running for Mayor in November as an unaffiliated Libertarian3. Presentation and Adoption of AgendaMotion: NathanSecond: JohnMSCU1. Minutes from Previous MeetingMotion: Judy motions to table approval of April 2021 Minutes until next meetingSecond: JohnMSCU2. Officer and Director Reports1. Chairman, Nathan Foutch – filled out all paperwork for Manitou Springs. Had 110 people or so that seemed to be positive, 30 that were not. Has been going through the LPCO bylaws, and will try to be completed by Monday 1300. 2. Vice Chairman – Vacant (Holding report for resignation)Secretary, Crystina – Need passwords to website and laptop; 4. Treasurer, John Hjersman – $648.93 bank balance, $2 in undeposited contributions. $539.54 in PayPal, totaling $1190.475. Outreach Director, Judy Darcy – Voter rosters have not been updated in at least four months. Governor turned over control to counties. EPEPC.org – Need someone to answer google voice number. Nathan volunteered.Updated events on website. Lance and Aldo have been working on the cloud. Aldo will have repaired by end of week. Will let us know what the cost is and is aware of budget. Tanner Gun Show dates. Colorado Gun Collectors Show. Festival of Lights Display dates. 12th Annual Meadowgrass Music Festival. Beards, Bonnets and Brews Festival. Judy will find more info. Juneteeth Event. El Paso County Fair. Lantern Festival. Spring Spree 5K. Pridefest. Comicon. Summertime Ice Cream Social and Pie Baking. Liberty in the Park. UCCS Job Board. Book club. 6,440 to 5,641 to 6,765 for the last 3 months. Facebook threatening to unpublish. Reach was 275. Last month was 656. Engagement down to 34. May – Gun LawsJune – Police AccountabilityJudy motion for future meetings at 1400. Nathan seconded. MCEl Paso County Democrats 3485 to 3493 MeWe page – 81 membersNeeds Picture and About Me from CrystinaNeeds Speaker info to update eventsDiscussion regarding awning / canopiesWill work on editing pamphlets6. Education Director, Molly Foutch – No report.2. Director/Committee Reports1. Bylaws Committee, John Hjersman, Judy DarcyBylaws clarified regarding expenditures and reimbursementBylaws Meeting Scheduled for Tuesday May 25 12 noon at Nathan’s house. 2. Media Committee, vacant3. Social Media Coordinator, Judy Darcy – See Outreach ReportNewsletter Editor, vacant5. Convention Committee, Lance Haverkamp – NSTRCampaigns Committee, vacant7. Education Committee, Molly Foutch – NSTRPolicy Committee, Have not had meeting9. Fundraising Committee, vacantAffiliate Representative, John Hjersman – Posted report11. IT Committee, Judy reported12. Volunteer Coordinator, vacant13. Voter Registration Drive Committee Chairman – vacant14. Event Photographer, vacant15. Political Issues Liaisons,Manitou Springs,2. Colorado Springs3. El Paso County4. Fountain, Greg Lauer – Judy nominated, Crystina second, MSCU5. Monument6. Volunteer Training Scheduling1. Opening/Welcome/Introductions Board Members Present: Others Present: Quorum: Call to Order: 2. Presentation and Adoption of Agenda Motion: Second: 3. Minutes from Previous meeting Motion: Second 4. Director/Officer Reports A. Chairman, Nathan Foutch – B. Vice Chair, Ed Duffett – C. Secretary, Ed Duffett – D. Treasurer, John Hjersman – E. Affiliate Representative, John Hjersman – F. Education Director, Molly Foutch – G. Outreach Director, Judy Darcy – 5. Committee Reports A. Bylaws Committee, John Hjersman, Judy Darcy – B. Media Committee, vacant – C. Fundraising Committee Chair, John Hjersman – D. Manitou Springs Issues Liaison, vacant – E. Social Media Committee Chair, Judy Darcy – F. Newsletter, vacant – G. IT Committee, vacant – H. Campaigns Committee, vacant – I. Policy Committee, Chris Houtchens, John Hjersman, Judy Darcy – J. Volunteer Coordinator, vacant – 6. Unfinished BusinessCity Council Visitors – Neighborhood districts suggested by Nancy5/20 – Monthly Meeting5/25 – Bylaws Meeting 6/17 – Monthly meeting A. Pending Board & Committee Appointments I. EPC Political Issues Liaison – vacant II. Colorado Springs Political Issues Liaison – vacant III. Volunteer Coordinator – vacant – IV. Campaigns Committee Chair – vacant V. Voter Registration Drive Chair – vacant VI. Fundraising Committee Chair – vacant VII. Media Committee, vacant VIII. IT Committee, vacant IX. Meeting Host – vacant X. Event Photographer – vacant C. Phone Call VolunteersWebsite, CRM, cloud, IT I. Results of Judy’s contact with Aldo II. Results of Judy’s contact with Lance about cloud, education email password, chair email E. Donate Button on Facebook F. Recruiting more people I. Phone calls between meetings G. Outreach planning 2. New Business A. Google Voice B. Gift envelopes 1. Announcements2. Discussion/Q&A 3. Adjourn 1642

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