Minutes for 6/29/2011 Participating Members Meeting

T Oliver, TO
Julia Ingram, JI
Kate Brattin, KB
Greg Bourget, GB
Anthony Preciado, AP
Kevin Witmer, KW
Katlyn? (observing)
Jorden Leonard, JL
Adam Walters, AW

Portland Green Party Participating Members Meeting/Work Meeting/Party

6/29 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?)
7:15 Adopt minutes from last meeting
7:16 Adopt agenda for members meeting
7:20 Accept facilitator
7:21 Campaign to reg Green voters in Portland (Oliver/Jorden)
7:40 New energy campaign
7:55 Any other business
8:00 Adjourn members meeting

Minutes adopted

Agenda adopted

TO/JL- speak about registering voters.  It is noted that our paid canvassers will not be asked to volunteer to canvass voters to register Green.

ALL- Volunteer campaign for Portland Greens to register voters is proposed and accepted.  TO will lead campaign, AW will assist, and a number of people present volunteered to help.  This includes phone canvassing work.

JI- Portland Greens needs list of accomplishments, and good to use phone to get voters.

ALL- Weakness in online presence noted.  Website needs to be replaced and web presence expanded.

JL- Explains and proposes Portland Greens Energy campaign.  Answers and clarifies growing relationship with OREP and Sierra Club.  Notes that JL will only be an interim lead campaigner until someone else is willing to step up.

ALL- Energy campaign is accepted, with note that it needs better name.

Meeting adjourned, work meeting begins.