05/25/2021 Steering Meeting
Steering Committee, May 25
Secretary: Ryan M
Attending: Kurtis, Ryan, Andrew C, Rachel, Stu, Irene, Alex L, Tim, Paola, Brian, Frankie, Ralph
Absent: Saoirse, Ali
Meeting came to order at 7:05 pm. Brian reads aloud the code of conduct and land acknowledgement. Asks for any amendments to the agenda. Agenda is approved without objection. Minutes are adopted without objection.
Just preparing for the transition. Should have Brendan totally up to speed in time for next Steering Call.
Same report as GBM.
End of the second quarter is the end of next month, so comrades should be prepared for that. CC meeting being scheduled. Keep you eyes open for that if you are on the next steering.
Not much to update since GBM. First in person social in Arlington yesterday. Have a request from NRV Chapter on Socialism in Virginia Forum. Would like us to boost.
Ongoing cooperation with canvassing in NOVA for Karishma. Working on more Housing justice work.
Ralph is the new rep for PG Branch. This weekend PG Steering had a retreat and internal officer elections. Created a Vice Chair for member engagement position. Zuhayr is Branch Chair, John is Vice Chair of Membership Engagement, Ralph is Treasurer, Tom is Secretary.
Kurtis presents the transition checklist. Motion to hold a transition meeting sometime in the next two weeks. Motion passes without objection.
Rachel gives an update on organizer trainings. Has handed off to Taylor and Shannon.
Process is finished! The steering committee thanks Rachel and Kurtis for seeing this process through.
Stu presents resolution on PEC transition process. Motion is seconded and passes unanimously.
Stu presents a draft of the electoral endorsement process. Next steering will finalize and consider.
Kurtis presents petition for sign on. Motion is seconded and passed unanimously.
Andrew presents motion to endorse NRV Forum. Motion is seconded and passes unanimously.
Meeting comes to a close at 8:07 pm.