Minutes for 11/30/2011 Participating Members Meeting

Bill Bold, BB
Chris Extine, CE
Devon Pack, DP
Imre Ilyes, II
Alex Pio, AP
Kevin Witmer, KW
Jorden Leonard, JL

Portland Green Party Participating Members Meeting/Work Meeting/Party
11/30 at the People's Coop Community Room at 3029 SE 21st Avenue from 7-8pm/8-9pm

Convener: Jorden Leonard
Facilitator: Jorden Leonard or chosen by consensus
Minutes taken by: Jorden Leonard or volunteer

7:00 Introductions, meeting explained (What is modified consensus?)
7:10 Adopt minutes from last meeting
7:15 Adopt agenda for members meeting
7:20 Accept facilitator
7:21 Occupy update
7:25 State party update
7:30 Appointing chapter positions
7:45 Nominating board members
8:00 Adjourn members meeting

(Note meeting started late, maybe 7:30)

Minutes adopted
Agenda adopted

All- Occupy explained, spokes council explained.

JL- Newsletter explained about Portland Greens pulling back from Occupy a little to work on chapter development.

JL- State Party needs Portland Green Party support.  Jim Nicita facing recall.  We need to work on our support structure.

JL- BB accepts liason position between the Portland Greens and the Progressive Party, specifically about a joint local candiate forum.  Joint forum will be for Portland Greens, Progressives and Occupy and will be in January.

JL- I nominate II, DP, and AP as candidates for the Portland Greens Board.  They all accept.  They will try to be available at the December member's meeting for members to meet and greet.  There will be a board election at the January meeting.

9:00 end work meeting/party.