Minutes – Board Meeting, October 2018


Meeting ? Libertarian Party of El Paso County Board of Directors Meeting October 2018
Date ? Sunday 10/28/2018Time ? 10 AM
Location ? American Tire Exchange; 740 Babcock Rd. 80915

  1. Opening/Welcome/Introductions

Call to Order by Chair Chris Houtchens at 10:02am

Board Members present: Chris Houtchens, John Hjersman, Alexis Buschmann. There are currently 3 board members, all are present. This constitutes a Quorum.

  1. Presentation and Adoption of Agenda

Motion to Adopt Agenda as Modified: Motion: John, Second: Chris

  1. Minutes from Previous meeting
  2. Director/Officer Reports
    1. Chair, Chris Houtchens ? Verbal. Party stance on ballot measures. Future campaign ideas. Events.
    2. Vice Chair, Alexis Buschmann ? Nothing to report.
    3. Secretary ? vacant
    4. Treasurer, John Hjersman ? Written. Post cards were mailed.
    5. Affiliate Representative, John Hjersman- Verbal ? plans for state convention.
    6. Director-at-Large-Education? ? vacant
    7. Director-at-Large-Outreach – vacant
  3. Committee Reports
    1. Bylaws Committee ?
    2. Platform Committee ?
    3. Manitou Springs Issues Liaison-
    4. Newsletter ?
  4. Unfinished Business
    1. Events Calendar (topics/dates/education and social)
      1. November meeting ? 11/15/18. Chris- Bob Telmosse Foundation donations. See if Julia Parker from Menda will come speak about her tiny homes for the homeless project.
      2. Birthday ? 12/11/18. John will order cake.
      3. Convention ? John-possible venue, Tilted Kilt.
    2. Community Events ? Chris- Bob Telmosse events, Adopt-A-Highway. Alexis will look into community events.
    3. Douglas Randall
      1. How can the local party help ? Continue to promote by word of mouth
  5. New Business?
    1. Future of Postcard Program ? John is worried that the postcards inviting Libertarians to the monthly social have not gotten enough response. Doesn?t want to waste money on stamps, but postcards have already been made. Alexis will look into hand delivery options. Mailing postcards is now on hold.
  6. Announcements
    1. Dues for 2018 are due to remain a Contributing Member & eligible for Board position.
    2. November Meeting to be held Sunday October 28, 2018 at this same location.
  7. Adjourn ? 11:02am. Submitted by Alexis Buschmann for approval at the next board meeting.


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