Meeting Minutes (07/21/16)

United Democratic Club Board Meeting Minutes


Meeting called to order at 8:07pm by President Jones.


Internal Director:

  • Roll call
Justin Jones Y
Derek Jansen Y
Nima Rahimi N
Robert Fay N
Jay Cheng N
Jess Montejano N
Ken Cleaveland Y
Laura Clark Y
Sean Ansted Y
Alex Lazar Y
Derek Remski Y
Kia Kolderup-Lane Y
Jeff Hoover N
Tim Bauman Y
Christine Oneto N
Corey Smith Y
Leah Pimentel Y
Chris Corgas Y
Katie Mackenzie Y
David Aldridge Y
Mick Del Rosario N
Frankie Arias Y
Matt Goyne Y
Bobby Rasmussen Y
Jasleen Ahuja Y
Sarah Starling Y
Madison Alexander N
Andrew Sinn Y
Derek Lee Y
  • Motion to approve last meeting’s minutes
    • Voted on and unanimously approved

Review Motions since the last board meeting

Motion 1: 6/24/16 – Proposed by Mick Del Rosario

Motion: Propose that we appoint Jasleen Ahuja to the Program Director position.

Votes: Motion passes with 6 Yes’s, 0 No’s and 1 No Vote

Motion 2: 6/28/16 – Proposed by Justin Jones

Motion: Shall we move the UDC July Board Meeting to Thursday, July 21st from 8-9pm?

Votes: Motion passes with unanimous approval

 

  • Emre’s comments about the video, book club, and supporting local book stores. Pitches from Emre and Jasleen about future books.
  • Leif’s introduction – crime panel intro with Bobby.

President’s Remarks (Justin Jones):

  • Bobby’s Bash: September 7th.
  • Deidre and volunteer opportunity.
  • Motion made to create second position for community service. Seconded and approved. (See motions below)
  • Motion made to appoint Deidre to that position. Seconded and approved. (See motions below)

Policy and Procedures (Derek Jansen):

  • No Updates

Leadership Development (Jay Cheng):

  • No Updates

Political Engagement (Laura Clark):

  • Campaigns have reached out about canvassing. Once we endorse, we’ll participate.

Member Engagement (Derek Remski):

  • 17 new members since last meeting.
  • Critical to keep creating opportunities to participate.
  • Look out for upcoming events for community service.
  • Glide opportunity – upcoming chances to do community service.
  • Motion made to make the Glide event a qualifying event. Seconded and approved. (See motions below)
  • Helios is the new voting system – feedback collected for Tim and the membership committee.
  • Endorsements. Nothing for ballot measures until the later part of August. Individual candidate endorsements announced.

Communications (Christine Oneto & David Aldridge):

  • Social media status update
  • Civic hacking opportunities
  • Taking video and photos at events
  • Music video
  • We’ll see you there

Events (Jasleen Ahuja):

  • D7 debate was successful (50+ attendees)
  • Book forum updates – Monday 8/15 confirmed Daniel Ellsberg.
  • AIDS Memorial Grove update
  • Street Questions
  • Campaign and tech panel promotion on August 31st

Finance (Andrew Sinn):

  • No Updates

Media (Corey Smith):

  • Education campaign
  • Townhall App

Jeff Kositsky – invite to next board meeting


Meeting adjourned at 9:39pm by President Jones.


Motions:

Motion 1: Motion made to create second position for community service.

  • Voted on and unanimously approved

Motion 2: Motion made to appoint Deidre to that position. Seconded and approved.

  • Voted on and unanimously approved

Motion 3: Motion to make the Glide event a qualifying event

  • Voted on and unanimously approved