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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

Committee Members:


Daniel Martin-Mills
Jim Becklund
John Anthony La Pietra
John Early
Lou Novak
Rita Jacobs
Robin Laurain
William Opalicky





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

Committee Members:


Daniel Martin-Mills
Destiny Clayton
John Anthony La Pietra
Lou Novak
Matt Crehan
Stephen Boyle
William Opalicky





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

Committee Members:


Douglas Campbell
John Anthony La Pietra
Robin Laurain
William Opalicky





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:

Participation is described in the Manual for Operation of the SCC

Committee Members:


Amanda Slepr
Charlotte Aikens
Daniel Martin-Mills
Darryl Gibson
Destiny Clayton
Douglas Campbell
Eric Borregard
Erin Fox
James Bronke
James Ramelis
Jennifer Kurland
Jim Becklund
John Anthony La Pietra
John Early
Lou Novak
Matt Crehan
Monika Schwab
Rita Jacobs
Robin Laurain
Roger Nye
Susan Odgers
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Tom Mair





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.

Committee Members:


Amanda Slepr
Daniel Martin-Mills
Darryl Gibson
Erin Fox
Jim Becklund
John Anthony La Pietra
Matt Crehan
Matthew Casby
N Sparling
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 ad hoc committee will exist indefinitely until its members agree that the first version of the Handbook is complete.

How Members Participate:

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

Committee Members:


Charlotte Aikens
Daniel Martin-Mills
Darryl Gibson
Destiny Clayton
Erin Fox
James Ramelis
Jean-Michel Creviere
Jennifer Kurland
Jim Becklund
John Early
Rita Jacobs
Sherry A Wells