Minutes – Special Convention, April 20, 2020

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Meeting – Libertarian Party of El Paso County Special Convention Meeting
Date – Thursday, April 20, 2020
Time – 11:00am
Location – American Tire Exchange, 740 Babcock Road

 

  1. Opening/Welcome/Introductions
    Board Members present:
    John Hjersman, Chris Houtchens, Judy Darcy
  2. Others Present: Nathan Foutch & Molly Foutch
    This Constitutes a Quorum
    Call to Order: 12:58pm
  3. Presentation and Adoption of Agenda
    Motion: John Hjersman
    as presented
    Second: Chris Houtchens
    MSCU

  4. Minutes from Previous Meeting
    February if Received from Lexi – still nothing

    Motion: Motion – Carry to next meeting Judy Darcy
    Second: John Hjersman
    MSCU

  5. Bylaws Proposals
    1. Proposal 1
      Motion: Judy Darcy As presented
      Second: Chris Houtchens
      MSCU
    2. Proposal 2
      As Amended Motion: John Hjersman
      Second: Chris Houtchens
      MSCU

  6. Standing Rules
    Motion Adopt as presented: Judy Darcy
    Second : Chris Houtchens
    MSCU

  7. Others present via Zoom: Anthony Delgado 1:13pm
    Chris Houtchens left at 1:14pm
    Tori Ciraolo appears via face time at 1:14pm
    This constitutes a Quorum

  8. Election of Officers
    1. Chair: Nominate Tori Ciraolo: John Hjersman
      Tori Ciraolo Accepts Nomination
      NCU

    2. Vice Chair:
      Nominate Judy Darcy: Tori Ciraolo
      Nominate Nathan Foutch: Judy Darcy
      Judy Darcy Declines
      Nathan Foutch Accepts
      NCU

  9. Director and Officer Reports
    1. Interim Chairman, Victoria Ciraolo – Phone bank for Candidates, Bylaws Meeting, Rally at the Capitol
    2. Vice Chairman,
    3. Secretary, Victoria Ciraolo –
    4. Treasurer, John Hjersman – Phone Bank for Candidates, Bylaws Meeting
    5. Outreach Director, Judy Darcy – Phone Bank for Candidates, Bylaws Meeting, Rally at Capitol
    6. Education Director, Chris Houtchens –
      Chris Houtchens appears via telephone at 1:30pm
      Chris Resigned as Education Director at 1:31pm
  10. Committee Reports
    1. Bylaws Committee, John, Judy, Tori – Bylaws Proposal 1 & 2
    2. Media Committee, vacant
    3. Social Media Coordinator, Judy Darcy –
    4. Newsletter Editor, Jessica Senia –
    5. Convention Committee, Lance Haverkamp –
    6. Campaigns Committee, vacant
    7. Education Committee, Chris Houtchens –
    8. Policy Committee, Chris Houtchens, Chairman – Standing Rules
    9. Fundraising Committee, vacant
    10. Affiliate Representative, John Hjersman – In Writing
    11. IT Committee, Aaron Devandry
    12. Political Issues Liaisons,
    13. Manitou Springs, Paotie Dawson –
  11. New Business
    1. Nominations/appointments for the Board
      1. Table Nomintaions to next Board Meeting for Education Director
        Motion: Judy Darcy
        Second: John Hjersman
        MSCU
    2. Nomination of Candidates, and acceptance of LPCO Nominations
      1. US Senate – 2 candidates – Gaylon Kent & Raymon Doane – Primary
      2. US Congress District 5 – Doug Lunde – Scott Meyer, Robert Bentley, Sean McCormick, Andrew Rominski, Daniel Smith, Jessica Peterson, Bonnie Davis, Tim Harris, Matthew Jensen, Edward Duffett, David Anthony, accepted for Vacancy Committee, to be vetted by LPCO
      3. Colorado Senate District 10 – Heather Johnson
      4. Colorado Senate District 12 – Zechariah Harris
        25 years old + 12 month residence
      5. Colorado House of Representatives District 14 – David Thompson
      6. Colorado House of Representatives District 15 – Mike McRedmond
      7. Colorado House of Representatives District 16 – John Hjersman
      8. Colorado House of Representatives District 17 – Susan Quilleash-Nelson
      9. Colorado House of Representatives District 18 – Nathan Foutch
      10. Colorado House of Representatives District 19 – Larry Knob
      11. Colorado House of Representatives District 20 – Judy Darcy
      12. Colorado House of Representatives District 21 – Mike Seebeck
        25 years old + 12 month residence
      13. El Paso County Commissioner District 2 – Rob Berg
      14. El Paso County Commissioner District 3 – Tim Campbell
      15. El Paso County Commissioner District 4 – Victoria Ciraolo
        All Candidates approved Unanimously
    3. Website, CRM, cloud
    4. New voter list was donate as In Kind Contribution at a cost of $27 –ish to be updated in final minutes by John Hjersman (note: John never updated the Board with that exact cost)
    5. Schedule IT Meeting before next Board Meeting.
      Thursday? Preliminary Meeting
    6. Board Meeting Times and Locations
      1. May 6, 2020 6pm
        Tori’s House
  12. Announcements
    1. Dues for 2020 are due to remain a contributing member. $25
    2. National Convention in Austin Texas, May 20-25
    3. Tori is making arrangements for additional social events.
  13. Discussion/Q&A

  14. Recess until 5pm to Revisit 9. B.
    1:59pm

    Board Members Present at Tori’s House at 5pm
    Technical difficulties prevented the resumption of the remote meeting. Attempted to fix it until 8:22pm
    Recess until 5:00pm April 21, 2020 at Recess at 8:27pm

  15. Call to Order by Tori at 5:32pm
    Board Members Present: Judy Darcy, John Hjersman, present at Judy’s House, Tori Ciraolo via Zoom then Messenger call, Nathan Foutch via Zoom
    Others Present: Molly Foutch via Zoom
    This constitutes a Quorum

  16. Complete 9. B. Without technical difficulties.
    (note: No information on how that was completed in the the minutes provided for upload)

  17. Adjourn 6:18pm
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