September 27, 2011

GREEN PARTY OF CT
State Central Committee Meeting
September 27 2011

MINUTES

Green Party Headquarters
Main St.,New London, CT

Convened:6:50 PM

In attendance: Barbara Barry, Allan Brison, S. Mike DeRosa,Patricia Kane, Ken Krayeske, Jerry Martin, Rolf Maurer, Bud McAllister, Tim McKee, , Richard Duffee, Ronna Stuller, Bob Stuller. Chris Reilly reported by phone.

Guests Candidates : Kenric Hanson, Tim Hanster, Jessica Cartegena, Joan Sullivan Cooper, Mirna Martinez. Ronna Stuller (up for re-election) They were introduced prior to the start of the meeting and $120.00 was raised for the New London GP by request of Ken Krayeske.

Meeting was convened at 6:50 PM by Ken Krayeske. Chair.

MINUTES of the August 30, 2011 SCC Meeting were approved.

TREASURER: Chris Reilly reported a starting balance of $2,153.00 plus a $500.00 donation. Expenses were $15.00 to the New Haven GP and $1000. Deposit on the website contract. Balance is $1638.36.

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE REPORT: K. Krayeske distributed a sample of the website design and requested members send him suggestions.

Presidential Campaign: T. McKee reported that Jill Stein plans to raise $2.5 million and is working with Chris Hedges and proceeding with plans to organize a campaign.

Vote on Procedures: DeRosa proposed an amendment which was defeated.
The Procedure passed 6 in favor, 4 opposed, 1 abstention.

CHAPTER REPORTS: (note: to be filed prior to Executive Committee meetings)

New London: Filed a report
New Haven: Filed a report.
Hartford: Barry read the Chapter report not previously filed.
Fairfield: Duffee reported on local program and nominations and was congratulated by Krayeske on his efforts.

COMMITTEE REPORTS: None

Vote: PLATFORM COMMITTEE: APPOINTMENT OF MEMBERS

J. Martin submitted names of nominees as directed by the Executive Committee. DeRosa asked to be added to the list, but Martin requested a small, working group to finish its work by January. He said people were recruited to bring in new people to the work of the GP as well as to reflect diversity.

Personal comments were made about an individual nominee and the Chair, Ken Krayeske instructed the speaker to stop making her possibly defamatory comments and said no further statements that constituted personal attacks would be permitted.

Krayeske spoke in support of the nominee and insisted on civility in the meeting.

There being no consensus, the nominees were approved 7 in favor, 4 opposed. Appointed to serve were: Martha Kelly of Harford, Tim Hanster of New London, Doug Lary of Willimantic, William Oran of Shelton, Justine McCabe of New Milford and Jerry Martin of New Haven

BRING OUR WAR DOLLARS HOME.
Endorsement requested by S. M DeRosa.
Approved by consensus

DAVID COBB PROGRAM TO ELIMINATE CORPORATE PERSONHOOD.
Endorsed by consensus.

Meeting adjourned 7:55 PM.

Patricia Kane, Secretary

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