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Minutes of General Membership Meeting 7/6/03

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  • Joe Wagner
    Minutes of GNOGP General Membership Meeting 7/6/03 I. Consideration of Candidates GNOGP members voted to endorse the following candidates: · Renee Washington
    Message 1 of 1 , Jul 7, 2003
      Minutes of GNOGP General Membership Meeting 7/6/03

      I. Consideration of Candidates

      GNOGP members voted to endorse the following candidates:
      · Renee Washington for Jefferson Parish Sheriff
      · Jason Neville for State Senate: District 3 (French
      Quarter/Marigny)
      · Dan Thompson for State House of Representatives District 105
      (parts of Plaquemines, Lafourche, and Jefferson Parishes)
      · Les Evenchick for State House of Representatives District 93
      (French Quarter/Marigny)

      Due to candidate David Novak's absence, a motion was passed to
      defer his endorsement consideration until the next general membership
      meeting. Steve Godfrey to contact Mr. Novak.

      II. Reports

      TREASURER
      Balance 5/17: $568.33
      Receipts: 518.00
      Expenses: 451.04
      Balance 7/5: $635.29

      III. New Business

      NEWSLETTER
      · Northshore Green Lance Jackson had expressed interest in editing
      a GNO Greens newsletter. Steve Godfrey, tabling coordinator John
      Kearney to consult with Lance about this. Further action on this
      item tabled until next General Membership meeting.

      NOMINATIONS OF GNOGP COORDINATORS
      The following individuals were nominated to positions as GNOGP
      Coordinators and will serve in their respective positions on an
      interim basis until elections take place at the next General
      Membership meeting on July 20:
      · Steve Godfrey: Elections Coordinator
      · Jennette Ginsburg: Membership Coordinator

      NO CAFTA
      The following motions were passed:
      · GNOGP to join the NO CAFTA coalition
      · Debbie McManus, Joe Wagner elected as representatives to the
      coalition.

      IV. Announcements

      · Christian Roselund put out a call for submissions to the New
      Orleans Indymedia site ( http://indymedia.23rdward.org )

      · Ben Gordon announced that there will be a demonstration at
      Mississippi's Stennis Space Center on July 16 from 3:30 to 5:00
      PM. Components for the Strategic Defense (sic) Initiative (a/k/a
      "Star Wars") program are manufactured at Stennis. For
      information/transportation, call Pax Christi at 522-3751.

      · Steve Godfrey created a GNOGP Elections events calendar/mailing
      list which can be accessed at
      http://groups.yahoo.com/group/gnogp100403

      · Brad Mayeux is in communication with people from Jim
      Hightower's Rolling Thunder Tour regarding a possible Rolling
      Thunder stop in New Orleans. Mr. Mayeux will keep GNOGP apprised of
      any developments.

      V. Next meeting time/place

      WHEN: Sunday, July 20, 5:00 PM
      WHERE: Fair Grinds Coffeehouse, 3133 Ponce de Leon (near Whole Foods
      Grocery's Esplanade Ave. location), upstairs meeting room

      *The Coordinating Committee will have a brief meeting immediately
      after the general meeting.
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