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Liveblog in comments: LNC E-Meeting July 19, 2020 at 8pm eastern

Notice of LNC E-Meeting July 19, 2020 at 8pm

The Chair will be preparing a final agenda but items of business will include Introductions, Appointment of Assistant Treasurer, and Committee Selections for the Executive Committee, APRC, Ballot Access Committee, and EPCC.

Libertarian Party is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: LNC Meeting
Time: Jul 19, 2020 08:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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  1. paulie paulie July 19, 2020

    Called to order at 8 pm eastern

  2. paulie paulie July 19, 2020

    Public comments

    Jim Fulner

    Pinchot (Sp?)

  3. paulie paulie July 19, 2020

    Added to post. The link may change later when it changes from live to recorded mode and will be updated here.

    More comments, Mark Tuniewicz, Starchild.

  4. paulie paulie July 19, 2020

    Redpath asks to move ballot access to right after adoption of agenda so he can get back out to petition, since he is no longer on LNC.

  5. paulie paulie July 19, 2020

    Jul 27 soonest deadline. NJ has hired someone.

    4k? In Maine – Thrasher there and a petition company. Hard to hear Bill.

    PA Aug 3, lost lawsuit, bringing more people in.

  6. paulie paulie July 19, 2020

    Alaska concluded. NH Aug 5, needs help.

  7. paulie paulie July 19, 2020

    Second hand report WA over, AL 4k raw towards 5k valid, VA cut from 5k to 2.5k valid.

  8. paulie paulie July 19, 2020

    From Jill Galvan:

    I can’t hear him well either but MN has more than 1600 raw. I’ll know more tomorrow night after we count the paper at our excom meeting. We’re turning in what we have this week and it’ll be up to ten days before we know how many were accepted.

    Redpath: More people being brought in to PA

  9. paulie paulie July 19, 2020

    More from Jill G: 1236 electronic, I have 51 on me, the chair believes we have about 500 that have come in on paper, but he hasn’t actually counted. So 1600 may be conservative. Estimated until tomorrow night. We have paper everywhere.

  10. paulie paulie July 19, 2020

    Secretary asks for conflicts of interest.

    Chair asks everyone for introductions, which is what we are now on.

  11. paulie paulie July 19, 2020

    Tara DeSisto via zoom chat

    That’s right Ken! LP.ORG/DONATE
    LP.org/lifetime
    Great assist WB!

  12. paulie paulie July 19, 2020

    Me: Tara I recommend pushing the monthlies at least as much 🙂

  13. paulie paulie July 19, 2020

    Officer reports.

  14. paulie paulie July 19, 2020

    Staff reports, Fishman, transitioning to G-suite for email, documents and a variety of other things.

  15. paulie paulie July 19, 2020

    campaign will merch thru LPstore

  16. paulie paulie July 19, 2020

    Staff having daily meetings.

  17. paulie paulie July 19, 2020

    Says g-suite will save money by replacing zoom

  18. paulie paulie July 19, 2020

    Appointment of assistant treasurer.

  19. paulie paulie July 19, 2020

    Allen Pepiton (AZ) (Sp?) submitted for appointment to Assistant Treasurer.

  20. paulie paulie July 19, 2020

    Allen Pepiton (AZ) (Sp?) submitted for appointment to Assistant Treasurer. Appointed.

  21. paulie paulie July 19, 2020

    Going over chair’s ad hoc committees.

  22. paulie paulie July 19, 2020

    Hogarth motion, monthly 2 hour meeting on a regular schedule (example 2nd Sunday_
    Ebke seconds

  23. paulie paulie July 19, 2020

    Quarterly in person, electronic the other months.

  24. paulie paulie July 19, 2020

    Ken – policies and procedures committee?
    Members expressed need to solicit membership

    David Pratt Demarest in zoom chat: Keep in mind the importance of opening up, where appropriate, as many committees to LP members who are not currently serving on the LNC.

    Mark Tuniewicz in zoom: @DavidPratt super important. We should give full notice to all members, so that they can apply to committees. Why didn’t we publicize the Asst. Treasurer position?

  25. paulie paulie July 19, 2020

    Regular schedule, moving meetings around, more frequent and shorter e-meetings all good ideas and yes e-ballots way overused/

    Regular meetings passes, CAH doing doodle poll to schedule

    Next up election of EC

  26. paulie paulie July 19, 2020

    From Notifications
    Desarae Lindsey

    So I just heard on a JoCo call Daniel Smoldt’s “First Ones Free” ad premiered on Roku and Hulu yesterday. LEGIT! Congrats Dan!

  27. paulie paulie July 19, 2020

    CAH, Lucchini motion to go with JBH motion, officers plus Phillips, Longstreth, Ebke

    Adams motion to divide.

  28. paulie paulie July 19, 2020

    dpd exaxctly “I support monthly meetings. I support strengthening the ability of LNC members to advise the Chair. I support strengthening the ability of non-LNC members to advise the LNC, hence the suggestions of opening more committees to non-LNC membership. “

  29. paulie paulie July 19, 2020

    Motion to divide fails 6-10

  30. paulie paulie July 19, 2020

    Main motion passes 14-0-3

  31. paulie paulie July 19, 2020

    APRC selection is next.

  32. paulie paulie July 19, 2020

    7 nominated for 5 positions. 5 min recess to vote. I zoned on the names. Someone fill in if you get a chance. Opavote email approval vote.

  33. paulie paulie July 19, 2020

    Nominations: Harlos Bilyeu Smith Longstreth Nekhaila D. Sexton V. Sarwark

  34. paulie paulie July 19, 2020

    That was from JBH in zoom chat

  35. paulie paulie July 19, 2020

    Tara: Anyone can help development by forwarding out an appeal you get in your email to 5 other people you know with a personal request to give. We can talk about it more if you are interested. Email me at tara@lphq.org

  36. paulie paulie July 19, 2020

    JBH moves policy manual amendment. Would keep existing Ballot Access Committee, add 1 LNC and one Non-LNC
    proposes keeping existing members thru Sept 30

    Smith and ? so move

    Moellman, CAH, Sexton nominated.

    Redpath would move to the new non-LNC member.

    Ken has chart of progress in different states.

  37. paulie paulie July 19, 2020

    CAH wants to incorporate historical committee stuff into BAC. Sexton wants to learn more on ballot access for Tennessee and share info between states.

    EPCC appointments are next.

  38. paulie paulie July 19, 2020

    EPCC nominations

    Ebke
    Raudsep
    Adams
    Lucchini
    Nekhaila
    Longstreth

    3 spots

  39. paulie paulie July 19, 2020

    APRC, BAC, EPCC ballots are out via opavote email.

  40. paulie paulie July 19, 2020

    Question on continuing ad hoc committee

    Blockchain, Membership Support, Youth Engagement, Convention Voting Process

  41. paulie paulie July 19, 2020

    Chris Luchini corrected his name in zoom chat, one c.

  42. paulie paulie July 19, 2020

    Thrasher in zoom chat:

    For the record, if the Convention Voting Process Committee is to be reconstituted, I will apply to serve on that committee. Improving our convention voting is imperative, and I would work diligently to be a part of the solutions.

  43. paulie paulie July 19, 2020

    Duke Van Horn in zoom chat: Block all the chains, duh.

  44. paulie paulie July 19, 2020

    Moellman added to Ballot Access Committee.

  45. paulie paulie July 19, 2020

    EPCC Adams, Nekhaila, Longstreth

  46. paulie paulie July 19, 2020

    APRC CAH, Bilyeu, David Sexton, …Longstreth, Nekhaila?

    Double checking

  47. paulie paulie July 19, 2020

    Meeting ended. Video is down, will be back as a recorded video later, probably with different URL? Will update.

  48. paulie paulie July 20, 2020

    Officers: Joseph Bishop-Henchman (Chair), Ken Moellman (Vice-Chair), Caryn Ann Harlos (Secretary), Tim Hagan (Treasurer)

    At-Large Representatives: Laura Ebke, Richard Longstreth, Erik Raudsep, Valerie Sarwark, Joshua Smith CAME IN LATE

    Regional Representatives: Steven Nekhaila (Region 2), Dustin Nanna (Region 3), Jeff Hewitt (Region 4), Susan Hogarth (Region 5), John Phillips (Region 6), Whitney Bilyeu (Region 7), Tucker Coburn (Region 8)

    Regional Alternates: Chris Luchini (Region 1), David Sexton (Region 2), Jared Hall (Region 3), Tim Ferreira (Region 4), David Valente (Region 5), Matthew Bughman (Region 6), Erin Adams (Region 7), Richard Bowen (Region 8)

    Absent: Francis Wendt

    Staff: Daniel Fishman (Executive Director), Robert Kraus (Operations Director) , Tara DeSisto (Development Director)

    The gallery contained many attendees as noted in the Attendance Roster attached hereto as Appendix A comprising attendees who signed the attendance book circulated by the Secretary.

  49. paulie paulie July 20, 2020

    Correction on above Robert Pepiton

  50. Carol Moore Carol Moore July 20, 2020

    You forgot the fun part where we discussed if members of certain ethnicities/religions (which often have members with darker but not obviously African skin) could be considered white or non-white. (You specifically asked about Jews.) It’s definitely true there are gray areas.

    The relevant issue being my snotty comment about Why is LP national FB posting its own “we must be actively anti-racist” meme when LNC and staff are mostly white. So when is LNC going to be “actively anti-racist”.

    Now that’s something I might have brought up in public comments, but only discovered it during meeting and didn’t occur to me. I’ll have to wait til an Am meeting when I’m more caffeinated.

    Voluntary affirmative action rocks! Anti-discrimination LAWS suck.

  51. paulie paulie July 20, 2020

    Continued from CAH notes

    Longstreth moved to reconstitute Youth Process and Convention Voting Process.

    Moellman extend for five minutes.

    Luchini moved to divide.

    Smith moved to reconstitute blockchain. 7 members.

    Moellman extend for 10 minutes. 10-5

  52. paulie paulie July 20, 2020

    Reached the end of CAH live notes. Link is above. Still double checking APRC winners. I had it in zoom chat and it was turned off right at the moment I was trying to copy it to paste here.

  53. paulie paulie July 20, 2020

    APRC CAH, Bilyeu, David Sexton, …Longstreth, Nekhaila

    CAH confirmed this is the correct lineup via FB. She said it’s in one note as well, I did not find it there this morning but may not have been searching correctly.

  54. paulie paulie July 21, 2020

    Additions, corrections, discussion?

  55. Carol Moore Carol Moore July 23, 2020

    I did think I heard one LNC member vote no in a low voice but it was recorded as “yes”. If my ears were correct (and I don’t feel like searching through to find it on youtube), it would have been the only no vote, which may be why she decided not to contest it. Just a little thing of not much import.

  56. paulie paulie July 24, 2020

    Which vote?

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