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Committees



By-Laws Committee

Standing Committee, (permanent)

Purpose:

The By-Laws Committee shall be responsible for maintaining the GPMI by-laws, including making any needed text changes that do not alter the content, meaning, or effect of the by-laws; reviewing proposed changes to the by-laws presented to it, and reporting on each such proposal to the SCC and to an SMM. It shall make the current by-laws available in hard copy at each SMM, and to all members and locals in at least one generally-accessible non-proprietary electronic format. All By-Laws Committee members must be members of GPMI, expeditiously approved by the SCC or an SMM.

How Members Participate:

No Stated Procedure

GP-MI Members:


Daniel Martin-Mills
Douglas Campbell
Jim Becklund
John Anthony La Pietra
John Early
Lou Novak
Robin Laurain





Media Committee

Standing Committee, (permanent)

Purpose:

The Media Committee is delegated the SCC's authority to write and publicize press materials on GPMI's activities and policy positions, and may speak to the media on behalf of GPMI. All press materials produced by the committee shall conform to GPMI's platform and other stated policy positions, and shall not significantly extend those positions. All Media Committee members must be members of GPMI, expeditiously approved by the SCC or an SMM.

How Members Participate:

No Stated Procedure

GP-MI Members:


Eric Borregard
Erin Fox
Jennifer Kurland
John Anthony La Pietra
Lou Novak





Platform Committee

Standing Committee, (permanent)

Purpose:

The Platform Committee shall co-ordinate a proposed GPMI platform for at least every even-numbered year, as well as issue papers and positions, and submit them to the SCC for review and to an SMM for final approval. All Platform Committee members must be members of GPMI, expeditiously approved by the SCC or an SMM.

How Members Participate:

No Stated Procedure

GP-MI Members:


Douglas Campbell
Jacob Straley
John Anthony La Pietra
Linda Manning Myatt
Robin Laurain





State Central Committee (SCC)

Standing Committee, (permanent)

Purpose:

The State Central Committee is the main decision-making body between the State Membership Meetings (SMM).

How Members Participate:

No Stated Procedure

GP-MI Members:


Aimee Dunn
Amanda Slepr
Aurora Fox
Brooke Wheeler
Bryan Van Meter
Candace Caveny-Collins
Carlos Valdes
Celeste Bondie
Charlotte Aikens
Christopher “Dray” Perkins
Christopher Gilday
Daniel Martin-Mills
Darryl Gibson
David Bowen
Derek Grigsby
Douglas Campbell
Eric Borregard
Erin Fox
Fred Vitale
Frederick Cook II
Jacob Straley
Jennifer Kurland
Jennifer La Pietra
Jessica McCallie-Arquette 
Jim Becklund
John Anthony La Pietra
John Early
John Lawrence
Joseph Jordan
Ligia Grandys
Linda Bradley
Linda Cree
Linda Manning Myatt
Lloyd Clarke
Lou Novak
Mamie Graziano
Margaret Guttshall
Matt Crehan
Michael Motta
Mitchell Bonga
Paul Homeniuk
Priscilla Dziubek
Randall Dibble
Rita Jacobs
Roger Nye
Sherry A Wells
Thomas Wassmer
Wade Roberts





Election Support Committee

Ad Hoc Committee, (not permanent)

Purpose:

The purpose of this committee shall be supporting Candidates through means suggested but not limited to ideas put forth in the report submitted by the Candidate Support Working Group at the State Membership Meeting (SMM) on March 16, 2019. To be specific the committee efforts shall include but not limited to recruitment, the vetting questionnaire, leading the portion of each state convention at which candidates are chosen and assisting with county caucuses, training and mentoring, fundraising, recruiting campaign volunteers, promotion of our candidates and the Party.

Exit Plan:

Long term commitment because of the scope of the task.

How Members Participate:

Phone conference call every first and third Tuesday evening of the month at 7:00 pm.

GP-MI Members:


Amanda Slepr
Daniel Martin-Mills
Darryl Gibson
Erin Fox
Jim Becklund
Robin Laurain
Sherry A Wells





GP-MI Handbook Committee

Ad Hoc Committee, (not permanent)

Purpose:

The purpose of this committee is to 1) Decide what needs to be updated and what informally already established procedures should be added to the Handbook, 2) Formulate a plan to complete the Handbook, and 3) develop a procedure for keeping the Handbook updated.

Exit Plan:

This committee will expire at the time of the 2020 Spring State Membership Meeting.

How Members Participate:

Phone conference call every first and third Thursday evenings, at 7:00.

GP-MI Members:


Charlotte Aikens
Daniel Martin-Mills
Erin Fox
Jennifer Kurland
Jim Becklund
Rita Jacobs
Robin Laurain