Minutes – Board Meeting, May 2022

 

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Meeting – Libertarian Party of El Paso County Board of Directors Meeting
Date – Saturday, May 7, 2022
Time – 3PM
Location – Library 21C, 1175 Chapel Hills Drive

 

  1. Opening/Welcome/Introductions
    Board Members present: John Angle, John Hjersman, Mike Ciesko, Amy Lunde, Michael Giallombardo
    Others present: Janet Turner, Judy Darcy
    Quorum
    Call to Order: 3:21pm

  2. Presentation and Adoption of Agenda
    Motion: John Angle
    Second: Amy Lunde

  3. Minutes from Previous Meeting
    Motion: John Hjersman
    Second: Amy Lunde

  4. Director/Officer Reports

    1. Chair, John Angle – CDEP training was held 4/23/22. Hosted by Judy Darcy and attended by John Angle, Daryl Kuiper and Michael Giallombardo

    2. Vice Chair, Amy Lunde

    3. Secretary, Michael Giallombardo

    4. Treasurer, John Hjersman – in writing

    5. Affiliate Representative, John Hjersman – in writing

    6. Education Director, Daryl Kuiper

    7. Outreach Director, Mike Ciesko
  5. Committee Reports

    1. Bylaws Committee, John Hjersman –
    2. Policy Committee, John Hjersman, Judy Darcy, John Angle –
    3. Finance Committee –
    4. Colorado Springs Political Issues Liaison, John Angle –
    5. Social Media Committee Chair, Judy Darcy – See Outreach
    6. Newsletter, Daryl Kuiper –
    7. IT Coordinator, Lance Haverkamp, John Angle –
    8. Outreach Coordinator, Judy Darcy – in writing
    9. Volunteer Coordinator, Janet Turner –
  6. Unfinished Business
    1. Committee & Director Appointments
      1. Fundraising
      2. Resignations
        1. Mike Ciesko resigns as Outreach Director.
      3. Communications Committee/Chair Appointment
        1. Talk about this during next CDEP training.
      4. Appointments
        1. John Angle moves to adopt a Communications Committee and nominates Mike Ciesko as Director. Seconded by John Hjersman. No objections.
        2. Follow up with Anthony Delgado as to being Fundraising Coordinator.
    2. Volunteer Training Scheduling
      1. CRM Training
        1. John Hjersman will provide training to those who need it.
      2. CDEP Training/Planning follow-up
        1. Date/Location – 5/17/22   4:00pm. PPLD 21C  Room B2
    3. Schedule Next Meetings
      1. Board Meetings
        1. Calendars – 1st Saturday 3PM, 21C
        2. Announcements
      2. Member Monthly Meetings
        1. Discuss with Daryl Kuiper how to integrate the CDEP topics into our monthly empowerment meetings.
        2. 3rd Thursday
          1. Topic/Speaker for April
          2. Topic/Speaker for May
          3. Locations, call to action
    4. Website, CRM, cloud, IT
      1. CRM trainings and access
      2. Drive read/write access
        1. Upgrade Civi hosting to include Owncloud. Approved in January 2022 minutes. See Lance.
      3. LPEPC Email accounts, routing and access
    5. Election 2022
      1. Follow up with campaigners for their platforms/statements
  7. New Business
    1. Branding Objects – Header, watermark, other
      1. Update the LPEPC website.
    2. Outreach Events
    3. Volunteer Events
    4. Fundraising Events
    5. Contact Slip
      1. Will print 2 versions, put them in use and see which version is filled out more completely.
  8. Announcements
  9. Discussion/Q&A
  10. Adjourn: 5:32pm
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Agenda – Board Meeting, May 2022

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Meeting – Libertarian Party of El Paso County Board of Directors Meeting
Date – Saturday, May 7, 2022
Time – 3PM
Location – Library 21C, 1175 Chapel Hills Drive

 

  1. 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

    1. Chair, John Angle

    2. Vice Chair, Amy Lunde

    3. Secretary, Michael Giallombardo

    4. Treasurer, John Hjersman

    5. Affiliate Representative, John Hjersman

    6. Education Director, Daryl Kuiper

    7. Outreach Director, Mike Ciesko
  5. Committee Reports

    1. Bylaws Committee, John Hjersman –
    2. Policy Committee, John Hjersman, Judy Darcy, John Angle –
    3. Finance Committee –
    4. Colorado Springs Political Issues Liaison, John Angle –
    5. Social Media Committee Chair, Judy Darcy – See Outreach
    6. Newsletter, Daryl Kuiper –
    7. IT Coordinator, Lance Haverkamp, John Angle –
    8. Outreach Coordinator, Judy Darcy –
    9. Volunteer Coordinator, Janet Turner –
  6. Unfinished Business
    1. Committee & Director Appointments
      1. Fundraising
      2. Resignations
      3. Communications Committee/Chair Appointment
    2. Volunteer Training Scheduling
      1. CRM Training
      2. CDEP Training/Planning follow-up
        1. Date/Location
    3. Schedule Next Meetings
      1. Board Meetings
        1. Calendars – 1st Saturday 3PM, 21C
        2. Announcements
      2. Member Monthly Meetings
        1. 3rd Thursday
          1. Topic/Speaker for April
          2. Topic/Speaker for May
          3. Locations, call to action
    4. Website, CRM, cloud, IT
      1. CRM trainings and access
      2. Drive read/write access
      3. LPEPC Email accounts, routing and access
    5. Election 2022
      1. Follow up with campaigners for their platforms/statements
  7. New Business
    1. Branding Objects – Header, watermark, other
    2. Outreach Events
    3. Volunteer Events
    4. Fundraising Events
    5. Contact Slip
  8. Announcements
  9. Discussion/Q&A
  10. Adjourn:
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Minutes – Board Meeting, April 2022

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Meeting – Libertarian Party of El Paso County Board of Directors Meeting
Date – Saturday, April 9, 2022
Time – 3PM
Location – Tilted Kilt, 7061 Commerce Center Drive

 

  1. Opening/Welcome/Introductions
    Board Members present: John Angle, John Hjersman, Michael Giallombardo, Daryl Kuiper.
    Others present: Janet Turner, Mike Ciesko
    Quorum
    Call to Order: 3;20pm

  2. Presentation and Adoption of Agenda
    Motion: John Angle
    Second: John Hjersman

  3. Minutes from Previous Meeting
    Motion: Daryl Kuiper
    Second: John Hjersman

  4. Director/Officer Reports

    1. Chair, John Angle

    2. Vice Chair, Amy Lunde

    3. Secretary, Michael Giallombardo

    4. Treasurer, John Hjersman – In writing

    5. Affiliate Representative, John Hjersman – In writing

    6. Education Director, Daryl Kuiper

  5. Committee Reports

    1. Bylaws Committee, John Hjersman –
    2. Policy Committee, John Hjersman, Judy Darcy, John Angle –
    3. Finance Committee –
    4. Colorado Springs Political Issues Liaison, John Angle –
    5. Social Media Committee Chair, Judy Darcy – See Outreach
    6. Newsletter, Daryl Kuiper –
    7. IT Coordinator, Lance Haverkamp, John Angle –
    8. Outreach Coordinator, Judy Darcy –
    9. Volunteer Coordinator, Janet Turner –
  6. Unfinished Business
    1. Committee & Director Appointments
      1. Fundraising
        1. Anthony Delgado
      2. Outreach
        1. John Hjersman nominated Mike Ciesko. Janet Turner seconded the nomination and Mike Ciesko accepted the position of Outreach Director.
    2. Volunteer Training Scheduling
      1. CRM Training
        1. Ask Amy Lunde to develop a training program.
      2. CDEP Training
        1. Ask Amy Lunde to develop a training program.
        2. Date/Location – To be determined.
    3. Schedule Next Meetings
      1. Board Meetings
        1. Michael Giallombardo will check out PPLD 21C and Westside Community Center as possible board meeting sites.
        2. Mike Ciesko made the motion to change the board meeting to the first Saturday of the month. Janet Turner seconded the motion and the motion passed.
      2. Member Monthly Meetings
        1. 3rd Thursday
          1. Topic/Speaker for April – Securing Liberty/Daryl Kuiper.
          2. Topic/Speaker for May – Meet the Libertarian Candidates.
          3. Location – Tilted Kilt
    4. Website, CRM, cloud, IT
      1. Consider upgrade to cloud service
    5. Election 2022
      1. Reach out to campaigners for their platforms/statements
  7. New Business
    1. Westside Community Center – Possible Board Meeting Site.
    2. John Hjersman is developing a new format for “World’s Smallest Political Quiz”
    3. Research Volunteer Opportunities.
  8. Announcements
  9. Discussion/Q&A
  10. Adjourn: 4:49pm
    1. Motion John Angle, seconded Daryl Kuiper.
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Agenda – Board Meeting, April 2022

LPEPC_Logo AGENDA

Meeting – Libertarian Party of El Paso County Board of Directors Meeting
Date – Saturday, April 9, 2022
Time – 3PM
Location – Tilted Kilt, 7061 Commerce Center Drive

 

  1. 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

    1. Chair, John Angle

    2. Vice Chair, Amy Lunde

    3. Secretary, Michael Giallombardo

    4. Treasurer, John Hjersman

    5. Affiliate Representative, John Hjersman

    6. Education Director, Daryl Kuiper

  5. Committee Reports

    1. Bylaws Committee, John Hjersman –
    2. Policy Committee, John Hjersman, Judy Darcy, John Angle –
    3. Finance Committee –
    4. Colorado Springs Political Issues Liaison, John Angle –
    5. Social Media Committee Chair, Judy Darcy – See Outreach
    6. Newsletter, Daryl Kuiper –
    7. IT Coordinator, Lance Haverkamp, John Angle –
    8. Outreach Coordinator, Judy Darcy –
    9. Volunteer Coordinator, Janet Turner –
  6. Unfinished Business
    1. Committee & Director Appointments
      1. Fundraising
      2. Outreach
    2. Volunteer Training Scheduling
      1. CRM Training
      2. CDEP Training
        1. Date/Location
    3. Schedule Next Meetings
      1. Board Meetings
      2. Member Monthly Meetings
        1. 3rd Thursday
          1. Topic/Speaker for April
          2. Topic/Speaker for May
          3. Locations, call to action
    4. Website, CRM, cloud, IT
      1. Consider upgrade to cloud service
    5. Election 2022
      1. Reach out to campaigners for their platforms/statements
  7. New Business
    1. Westside Community Center
  8. Announcements
  9. Discussion/Q&A
  10. Adjourn:
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Minutes – Board Meeting, March 2022

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Meeting – Libertarian Party of El Paso County Board of Directors Meeting
Date – Saturday, March 5, 2022
Time – 3PM
Location – Tilted Kilt, 7061 Commerce Center Drive

 

  1. Opening/Welcome/Introductions
    Board Members present: Amy Lunde, John Hjersman, Michael Giallombardo
    Others present: Daryl Kuiper, Janet Turner, Judy Darcy
    Quorum
    Call to Order: 3:11pm

  2. Presentation and Adoption of Agenda
    Motion: John H.
    Second: Michael G.

  3. Minutes from Previous Meeting
    Motion: Michael G.
    Second: John H.

  4. Director/Officer Reports

    1. Chair, John Angle – In writing

    2. Vice Chair, Amy Lunde – In writing

    3. Secretary, Michael Giallombardo –

    4. Treasurer, John Hjersman – In writing

    5. Affiliate Representative, John Hjersman – In writing  –

    6. Education Director, Daryl Kuiper – Empowerment/Social meeting agenda will change to reflect current events.

  5. Committee Reports

    1. Bylaws Committee, John Hjersman –
    2. Policy Committee, John Hjersman, Judy Darcy, John Angle –
    3. Finance Committee –
    4. Colorado Springs Political Issues Liaison, John Angle –
    5. Social Media Committee Chair, Judy Darcy – See Outreach
    6. Newsletter, Daryl Kuiper –
    7. IT Coordinator, Lance Haverkamp, John Angle –
    8. Outreach Coordinator, Judy Darcy – Mentioned several opportunities in the future we should discuss.
    9. Volunteer Coordinator, Janet Turner –
  6. Unfinished Business
    1. Committee & Director Appointments
      1. None
    2. Phone Call Volunteers
      1. Efforts to recruit 2022 candidates is ongoing.
    3. Volunteer Training Scheduling
      1. Outreach Training
        1. Prior to March 25 Gun Show
        2. Will be provided to new volunteers as needed.
      2. CRM Training
        1. When it’s fixed
      3. CDEP Training
        1. Date/Location to be determined.
    4. Schedule Next Meetings
      1. Board Meetings
        1. Next board meeting April 9, 2022 3pm Tilted Kilt.
      2. Member Monthly Meetings – 6pm-8pm Tilted Kilt
        1. Topic/Speaker for March 17 – Securing Liberty/Daryl Kuiper
        2. Topic/Speaker for April 21 – Economic Liberty/Daryl Kuiper
        3. Topic/Speaker for May 19 – Personal Liberty/Daryl Kuiper
        4. Locations
    5. Website, CRM, cloud, IT
      1. Amy will talk to Lance about Cloud.
      2. Get website updated
    6. Parade
      1. St. Patrick’s Day 2020 – No funds carried over. Will not participate. Conflict with LP Colorado state convention.
    7. Donate Button on Facebook
      1. Amy is looking into options.
    8. Recruiting more people
    9. Outreach planning
      1. Looking into a brochure/info packet handout.
    10. Election 2022
      1. New Districts
      2. New Precincts
    11. “About Me” from each Board Member for Website
    12. 2022 Coordinated Election
      1. See Election Calendar for Open seats
        1. Vet Candidates
          1. Find a candidate for every available office
        2. Create Questionnaire
        3. Issues
    13. Standing Rules Amendment?
  7. New Business
    1. Gun show booth fee.
      1. Janet T. moves to approve the $95 fee to attend the Tanner Gun Show  in March. Second: John H. MSCU
  8. Announcements

    1. Dues for 2022 are due to remain a contributing member and eligible for a Board Position. $25
      1. Everyone is paid in full.
  9. Discussion/Q&A
  10. Adjourn: 
    1. Amy L. motions to adjourn at 4:47pm
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Minutes – Board Meeting, February 2022

LPEPC_LogoMINUTES

Meeting – Libertarian Party of El Paso County Board of Directors Meeting
Date – Saturday, February 5, 2022
Time – Immediately following the Annual Meeting
Location – Tilted Kilt, 7061 Commerce Center Drive

 

  1. Opening/Welcome/Introductions
    Board Members present: John Hjersman, John Angle, Michael Giallombardo, Amy Lunde
    Others present: Judy Darcy, Daryl Kuiper, Michael Ciesko, Janet Turner
    Quorum Yes
    Call to Order: 2:27pm

  2. Presentation and Adoption of Agenda
    Motion: Adopt as Presented, Daryl Kuiper
    Second: John Hjersman
    MSCU

  3. Minutes from Previous Meeting
    Motion: Adopt as Presented, Daryl
    Second: John H.
    MSCU

  4. Director/Officer Reports

    1. Chair, John Angle –

    2. Vice Chair, Amy Lunde –

    3. Secretary, Michael Giallombardo –

    4. Treasurer, John Hjersman – In writing 2022-02-05 Treasurers Report

    5. Affiliate Representative, John Hjersman – In writing  –

    6. Education Director, Daryl Kuiper –

  1. Committee Reports

    1. Bylaws Committee, John Hjersman –
    2. Policy Committee, John Hjersman, Judy Darcy, John Angle –
    3. Finance Committee –
    4. Colorado Springs Political Issues Liaison, John Angle –
    5. Social Media Committee Chair, Judy Darcy – See Outreach
    6. Newsletter, Daryl Kuiper –
    7. IT Coordinator, Lance Haverkamp, John Angle –
    8. Outreach Coordinator, Judy Darcy –
    9. Volunteer Coordinator, Janet Turner –
  2. Unfinished Business
    1. Committee & Director Appointments
    2. Phone Call Volunteers
      1. Meet February 13th 1pm.
    3. Volunteer Training Scheduling
      1. Position Training
        1. Dates/Trainer
      2. Outreach Training
        1. Prior to February Gun Show – No show in February.  Next show March 25-27.
      3. CRM Training
        1. February 13th.
      4. CDEP Training
        1. Sometime in March.
    4. Schedule Next Meetings
      1. Board Meetings
        1. 2 Saturdays before the 3rd Thursday.
      2. Member Monthly Meetings
        1. 3rd Thursday
          1. February. Statement of Principles LP platform. Daryl.
          2. March. Personal Liberty. Daryl Kuiper
          3. April. Economic liberty. Daryl Kuiper
          4. May. Securing Liberty. Daryl Kuiper
          5. Location: Tilted Kilt
    5. Website, CRM, cloud, IT
      1. Get website updated
        1. Amy volunteered
    6. Parade
      1. St. Patrick’s Day 2020 – Money held over for 2021 parade, then 2022 Parade
      2. Volunteer to follow up to contact csstpats
      3. John was not able to go in in person like he wanted to
        1. 711 S Tejon St, Colorado Springs, CO 80903
      4. Deadline Friday will find out the next action.
    7. Donate Button on Facebook
    8. Recruiting more people
    9. Outreach planning
      1. See outreach opportunities posted to LPEPC group
    10. Election 2022
      1. Poll watchers
      2. Election Judges
      3. New Districts
      4. New Precincts
      5. Daryl volunteered to call Angie at 719-575-VOTE to find out job qualifications & dates of training
      6. Judy posted Election Calendar to LPEPC Board Business Group
      7. Election candidate recruitment 02/13/2022
    11. “About Me” from each Board Member for Website
      1. Deadline 02/19/2022
    12. 2022 Coordinated Election
      1. See Election Calendar for Open seats
        1. Vet Candidates
          1. Find a candidate for every available office
        2. Create Questionnaire
        3. Issues
    13. Standing Rules Amendment?
  3. New Business
  4. Announcements

    1. Dues for 2022 are due to remain a contributing member and eligible for a Board Position. $25
  5. Discussion/Q&A
  6. Adjourn: 4:35pm
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Agenda – Board Meeting, February 2022

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Meeting – Libertarian Party of El Paso County Board of Directors Meeting
Date – Saturday, February 5, 2022
Time – Immediately following the Annual Meeting
Location – Tilted Kilt, 7061 Commerce Center Drive

 

  1. 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

    1. Chair, John Angle –

    2. Vice Chair, Amy Lunde –

    3. Secretary, Michael Giallombardo –

    4. Treasurer, John Hjersman – In writing

    5. Affiliate Representative, John Hjersman – In writing  –

    6. Education Director, Daryl Kuiper –

  5. Committee Reports

    1. Bylaws Committee, John Hjersman –
    2. Policy Committee, John Hjersman, Judy Darcy, John Angle –
    3. Finance Committee –
    4. Colorado Springs Political Issues Liaison, John Angle –
    5. Social Media Committee Chair, Judy Darcy – See Outreach
    6. Newsletter, Daryl Kuiper –
    7. IT Coordinator, Lance Haverkamp, John Angle –
    8. Outreach Coordinator, Judy Darcy –
    9. Volunteer Coordinator, Janet Turner –
  6. Unfinished Business
    1. Committee & Director Appointments
    2. Phone Call Volunteers
    3. Volunteer Training Scheduling
      1. Position Training
        1. Dates/Trainer
      2. Outreach Training
        1. Prior to February Gun Show
      3. CRM Training
        1. When it’s fixed
      4. CDEP Training
        1. Date/Location
    4. Schedule Next Meetings
      1. Board Meetings
      2. Member Monthly Meetings
        1. 3rd Thursday
          1. Topic/speaker for February
          2. Topic/Speaker for March
          3. Topic/Speaker for April
          4. Locations
    5. Website, CRM, cloud, IT
      1. Get website updated
    6. Parade
      1. St. Patrick’s Day 2020 – Money held over for 2021 parade, then 2022 Parade
      2. Volunteer to follow up to contact csstpats
      3. Deadline for report 01/29/2022
    7. Donate Button on Facebook
    8. Recruiting more people
    9. Outreach planning
    10. Election 2022
      1. Poll watchers
      2. Election Judges
      3. New Districts
      4. New Precincts
    11. “About Me” from each Board Member for Website
      1. Deadline 01/29/2022
    12. 2022 Coordinated Election
      1. See Election Calendar for Open seats
        1. Vet Candidates
          1. Find a candidate for every available office
        2. Create Questionnaire
        3. Issues
    13. Standing Rules Amendment?
  7. New Business
  8. Announcements

    1. Dues for 2022 are due to remain a contributing member and eligible for a Board Position. $25
    2. Training to follow this meeting.
  9. Discussion/Q&A
  10. Adjourn:
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Minutes – New Board Meeting, January 2022

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Meeting – Libertarian Party of El Paso County Board of Directors Meeting
Date – Saturday, January 22, 2022
Time – Immediately following the Annual Meeting
Location – High Prairie Library, 7035 Old Meridian Rd, Peyton, CO 80831

 

  1. Opening/Welcome/Introductions
    Board Members present: John Angle, Michael Giallombardo, John Hjersman
    Others present: Janet Turner, Lance Haverkamp, Daryl Kuiper, Judy Darcy
    Quorum Yes
    Call to Order: 4:15pm

  1. Presentation and Adoption of Agenda
    Amend: Change Chairman to “Chair”
    Motion: John H
    Second: Janet Turner
    MSC 5-1-1
    Motion to adopt Amended: Daryl Kuiper
    Second: John Hjersman
    MSC 5-1-1

     

  2. Minutes from Previous Meeting
    Motion Completed at Annual Convention, Not necessary: Judy Darcy
    Second: John Angle
    MSCU
  1. Newly Elected Officers

    1. Chair, John Angle
    2. Vice Chair, Amy Lunde
    3. Secretary, Michael Giallombardo
    4. Treasurer, John Hjersman
  2. Board Appointments
    1. Affiliate Representative, John Hjersman
    2. Outreach Director,
      Motion change to Outreach Coordinator: Michael Giallombardo
      Second: John Hjersman
      MSCU
      Outreach Coordinator, Judy Darcy
    3. Education Director, Daryl Kuiper
    4. Volunteer Coordinator, Janet Turner
    5. Bylaws Committee, John Hjersman, Judy Darcy
    6. Media Committee, 
    7. Social Media Coordinator, Judy Darcy
    8. Newsletter Editor, Daryl Kuiper
    9. Convention Committee,
    10. Campaigns Committee, John Angle
    11. Education Committee,
    12. Policy Committee, Chris Houtchens, John Hjersman, Judy Darcy, John Angle
    13. Fundraising Committee,
    14. IT Committee, John Angle, Lance Haverkamp
    15. Voter Registration Drive Committee Chair
    16. Event Photographer
    17. Political Issues Liaisons,
      1. Manitou Springs,
      2. Colorado Springs, John Angle
      3. El Paso County
      4. Fountain
      5. Monument
      6. Calhan

        Motion to vote the list: Judy Darcy
        Second: Daryl Kuiper
        MSCU
        Call the Vote
        MSCU

      7. All of the above affirm the Statement of Principles
  3. Volunteer Training Scheduling

    1. Position Training
      1. 02/05/2022 12pm
    2. Outreach Training
      1. Prior to February Gun Show
    3. CRM Training
      1. 02/05/2022 12pm
    4. CDEP Training
      1. 02/05/2022 12pm
  4. Schedule Next Meetings
    1. Board Meetings
      1. 2 Saturdays before 3rd Thursday
        1. Next Board is 02/05/2022 @2pm
    2. Member Monthly Meetings
      1. 3rd Thursday
        1. Topic/speaker for February
        2. Topic/Speaker for March
        3. Topic/Speaker for April
          1. Daryl will get information to Social Media Coordinator by 01/29/2022
        4. Tilted Kilt
  5. Phone Call Volunteers
  6. Unfinished Business
    1. Website, CRM, cloud, IT
      1. Get website updated
    2. Parade
        1. St. Patrick’s Day 2020 – Money held over for 2021 parade, then 2022 Parade
        2. Volunteer to follow up to contact csstpats
        3. John Angle will coordinate with John Hjersman & report back to the Board by 01/29/2022
    3. Donate Button on Facebook
    4. Recruiting more people
    5. Outreach planning
    6. Election 2022
      1. Poll watchers
      2. Election Judges
      3. New Districts
      4. New Precincts
  7. New Business
    1. 2022 Coordinated Election
      1. See Election Calendar for Open seats
        1. Vet Candidates
          1. Find a candidate for every available office
        2. Create Questionnaire
        3. Issues
    2. Standing Rules Amendment?
    3. “About Me” from each Board Member for Website
      1. Deadline 01/29/2022
    4. Each Board Member to get contact information to Lance Haverkamp for email by 01/29/2022
  8. Announcements

    1. Dues for 2021 are due to remain a contributing member and eligible for a Board Position. $25
    2. Training to follow this meeting.
  9. Discussion/Q&A
  10. Adjourn:
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Minutes – Annual Convention, January 2022

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MINUTES

Meeting – Libertarian Party of El Paso County Annual County Convention
Date – Saturday, January 22, 2022
Time – 12:30pm
Location – High Prairie Library, 7035 Old Meridian Rd, Peyton, CO 80831
  1. Opening/Welcome/Introductions
    Roll Call/Quorum Check
    Board Members Present: John Hjersman, Judy Darcy
    Others present: John Kaufman, Daryl Kuiper, Michael Giallombardo, Lance Haverkamp, Janet Turner, John Angle
    Quorum: 5+ Yes
    Call to Order: 1:13PM

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  1. Announcements
    1. If you’re planning to run for the Board please check in with a current board member
    2. LPCO State Convention March 12th, 2022 at Lily Farm Fresh Event Center, 1833 Weld County Road 53, Keenesburg Co. 80643.
    3. TANSTAAFL Fundraiser
  2. Adoption of Agenda
    Discussion:
    Correct the Time of the Meeting.
    Motion: Daryl
    Second: John Kaufman
    MSCU
    Discussion: Use the slang term Chair, as reflected in the Bylaws. Use proper English Term Chairman.
    Motion to change Agenda to reflect Title of “Chair” and Vice “Chair” as in the Bylaws. :John
    Second: Daryl
    MSC 6-1

    Motion to adopt as amended: Daryl Kuiper
    Second: John Kaufman
    MSC 7-1
  3. Approval of Previous Board Meeting’s Minutes
    Motion: Daryl Kuiper
    Second: Judy
    MSCU
     
  4. Approval of Previous Convention Minutes
    Motion: Judy
    Second: John Kaufman
    MSCU
     
  5. Approval of Special Convention Minutes
    Motion Set aside for next regular Board Meeting for the end of the Minutes:  Judy
    Second: John Hjersman
    MSCU
     
  6. Officer Annual Summary Reports
    1. Chairman: Chris Houtchens – No report
    2. Vice Chairman: vacant –
    3. Secretary: vacant –
    4. Treasurer: John Hjersman – In writing, Total $775.32, TRACER due June 7, Regular expenses, Three Gun Shows, St. Patrick’s Day Parade
    5. LPCO Affiliate Representative: John Hjersman – In writing,
    6. Outreach Director/Social Media Coordinator: Judy Darcy – I did all the things, see previous reports.
  7. Election of Officers
    Vote by show of hands from all credentialed attendees using Approval Voting

    1. Chairman
      Daryl Kuiper Nominates John Angle
      John Angle Accepts
      John’s speech & Q&A
      Winner 7 John Angle
      John Angle 7
      Abstain 1
      NOTA 0
    2. Vice Chairman
      Judy Darcy Nominates Amy Lunde
      Amy Lunde Accepted via LPEPC Board Business Chat at 8:35am
      Winner 8 Amy Lunde
      Amy Lunde 8
      NOTA 0
    3. Secretary
      Daryl Kuiper Nominates Michael Giallombardo
      Michael Giallombardo Accepted
      Michael’s Speech & Q&A
      Winner 7
      Michael Giallombardo 7
      Abstain 1

      NOTA 0
    4. Treasurer
      Judy Darcy Nominated John Hjersman
      John Hjrsman Accepts
      John’s Speech & Q&A
      Winner 7
      John Hjersman 7
      Abstain 1

      NOTA 0
  8. Bylaws Proposals

    1. 2022-01 Bylaws Amendment Proposals
    2. Proposal 1  Number Representation
      FINAL: 7.6. Contributing Members are granted a thirtyday (30day) grace period from year end until annual convention.

      Motion to adopt as presented: Judy Darcy
      Second: John Hjersman
      MSCU
    3. Proposal 2  The Board
      FINAL: Remove “of Directors” from paragraphs 5.1., 5.2.2., 5.4., 5.6., 5.8., 5.9., 6.1.2., 6.4.3., 8.1.2., 8.2.1., 8.2.2., 8.2.4., 10.3., 11.2.; Add “, or “the Board,”” to 5.1
      Motion to adopt as presented: Daryl Kuiper
      Second: John Hjersman
      MSCU
    4. Proposal 3  Attendance at Meetings
      FINAL: 8.2.5. Meeting “attendance” is defined in Standing Rules.
      5.2.1. Expenditure of funds or official action of the LPEPC may be undertaken by a
      resolution, at a scheduled Meeting or Convention, and passed by majority vote of attending Members; or
      Discussion: Amend: add period due to typo
      Motion to adopt as amended: Judy Darcy
      Second: Lance Haverkamp
      MSCU
    5. Proposal 4  Voting Methods
      FINAL: 13.2. Other voting methods may be used if authorized by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of the Members at any Meeting or Convention.
      Motion to adopt as presented: Judy Darcy
      Second: Lance Haverkamp
      MSCU
    6. Proposal 5  Amendments to Bylaws
      FINAL: 11.1. These Bylaws may be amended at a Convention by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of the attending Members, provided that the amendment has been submitted in writing to the Board and published on the website no later than two weeks prior to such Convention.
      Motion to adopt as presented: John Hjersman
      Second: John Angle
      MSCU
    7.  Proposal 6  Redundant Verbiage
      FINAL: 8.1.2. Special Conventions may be called at any time by the Chair, or by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of the sitting Board, or upon written request of twelve (12) Members.
      9.3. Endorsements of or oppositions to ballot initiatives, ordinances, Unaffiliated or non-partisan candidates, or other measures will be made by majority vote of the Members at any Meeting or Convention. Such positions may be made public by means of a press release arranged by the Chair or the Chair’s designee, and identified as being solely an LPEPC endorsement or opposition. Any ballot initiative or referendum may either be endorsed or opposed by a vote of the LPEPC Membership. If neither endorsed nor opposed the LPEPC will have “no opinion” on that particular initiative or referendum.
      Discussion: edited punctuation.
      8.1.2 Creates confusion in Member Types
      9.3. Add “Membership” at end of second to last sentence to clarify.
      Motion to Divide: Judy Dacry
      Second: John Hjersman
      MSCU 

      Motion to adopt 8.1.2 presented: John Hjersman
      Second: Judy Darcy
      MSFU
      Motion to 9.3 as amended: Judy Darcy
      Second: Michael Giallombardo
      MSCU

       

    8. Proposal 8
      FINAL: Article X. Prohibited Actions
      10.6. The Libertarian Party and its affiliates will never release personal information to anyone else without the informed consent of the affected individuals.
      10.7. Access to the Libertarian Party of El Paso County’s contact management system is denied to any person who has not signed an appropriate non-disclosure agreement and provided such document to the Secretary for filing.
      Motion to adopt as present: Judy
      Second: Michael Giallombardo
      MSCU
    9. Proposal 9   Consistency with State Party Documents
      FINAL: 5.8. The Board of Directors shall annually appoint LPEPC representatives to the State Party Bylaws Committee and Platform Committee. These appointments shall be made no later than four (4) months prior to the annual State Party Convention.

      9.2. Nominations of Libertarian candidates for district or county-wide elected partisan public offices shall be made using the Standard Balloting Process by the Members at any Meeting or Convention. Where applicable, district caucuses shall be used and may require coordination with other county affiliates, subject to the provisions of the State Party Bylaws. Such nominations shall be made public by means of a press release arranged by the Chair or the Chair’s designee.

      Article XII. Parliamentary Model
      The rules contained in “Simplified Rules of Order (Slightly Modified Martha’s Rules)” shall guide the LPEPC in all cases to which they are applicable and in which they are not inconsistent with the these or the State Party Bylaws, any standing rules, and any special rules of order LPEPC or its Board may adopt.
      Motion to Adopt as Presented: Lance Haverkamp
      Second: Daryl Kuiper
      MSC 7-1 
    10. Proposal 7  Severability
      FINAL: Article XIV. Severability
      14.1. If any Article, Section, or Clause of these bylaws is to any extent determined to be invalid, illegal, or incapable of being enforced, such Article, Section, or Clause shall be excluded only to the extent of such invalidity, illegality, or unenforceability; all other Articles, Sections, and Clauses hereof shall remain in full force and effect, and to this end
      the provisions of these bylaws are declared to be severable.
      Discussion: Issue needs more study
      Motion to reject Amendment: John Kaufman
      Second: Daryl Kuiper
      MSC 6-1-1 
  9. Member Speaking Time
    1. Daryl Kuiper – Education Director campaign.
  10. Announcements
    1. New Board Meeting to follow
    2. New Board Member Training to follow
  11. Adjournment 3:49pm

 

 

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Agenda – New Board Meeting, January 2022

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Meeting – Libertarian Party of El Paso County Board of Directors Meeting
Date – Saturday, January 22, 2022
Time – Immediately following the Annual Meeting
Location – High Prairie Library, 7035 Old Meridian Rd, Peyton, CO 80831

 

  1. Opening/Welcome/Introductions
    Board Members present:
    Others present:
    Quorum
    Call to Order:

  1. Presentation and Adoption of Agenda
    Motion:
    Second:

     

  2. Minutes from Previous Meeting
    Motion:
    Second:

 

  1. Newly Elected Officers

    1. Chair,
    2. Vice Chair,
    3. Secretary,
    4. Treasurer,
  2. Board Appointments
    1. Affiliate Representative,
    2. Outreach Director,
    3. Education Director,
    4. Volunteer Coordinator
    5. Bylaws Committee, John Hjersman, Judy Darcy, Tori Ciraolo
    6. Media Committee, vacant
    7. Social Media Coordinator,
    8. Newsletter Editor,
    9. Convention Committee,
    10. Campaigns Committee,
    11. Education Committee,
    12. Policy Committee, Chris Houtchens, John Hjersman, Judy Darcy –
    13. Fundraising Committee,
    14. IT Committee,
    15. Voter Registration Drive Committee Chair
    16. Event Photographer
    17. Political Issues Liaisons,
      1. Manitou Springs,
      2. Colorado Springs
      3. El Paso County
      4. Fountain
      5. Monument
      6. Calhan
  3. Volunteer Training Scheduling

    1. Position Training
      1. Dates/Trainer
    2. Outreach Training
      1. Prior to February Gun Show
    3. CRM Training
      1. When it’s fixed
    4. CDEP Training
      1. Date/Location
  4. Schedule Next Meetings
    1. Board Meetings
    2. Member Monthly Meetings
      1. 3rd Thursday
        1. Topic/speaker for February
        2. Topic/Speaker for March
        3. Topic/Speaker for April
        4. Locations
  5. Phone Call Volunteers
  6. Unfinished Business
    1. Website, CRM, cloud, IT
      1. Get website updated
    2. Parade
        1. St. Patrick’s Day 2020 – Money held over for 2021 parade, then 2022 Parade
        2. Volunteer to follow up to contact csstpats
        3. Deadline for report 01/29/2022
    3. Donate Button on Facebook
    4. Recruiting more people
    5. Outreach planning
    6. Election 2022
      1. Poll watchers
      2. Election Judges
      3. New Districts
      4. New Precincts
  7. New Business
    1. 2022 Coordinated Election
      1. See Election Calendar for Open seats
        1. Vet Candidates
          1. Find a candidate for every available office
        2. Create Questionnaire
        3. Issues
    2. Standing Rules Amendment?
    3. “About Me” from each Board Member for Website
      1. Deadline 01/29/2022
    4. Each Board Member to get contact information to Lance Haverkamp for email by 01/29/2022
  8. Announcements

    1. Dues for 2021 are due to remain a contributing member and eligible for a Board Position. $25
    2. Training to follow this meeting.
  9. Discussion/Q&A
  10. Adjourn:
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