Saturday April 8th, 2017 in Seattle!
The Green Party of Washington State will hold our Spring Membership Gathering on Saturday April 8th from 12 noon – 5 PM. We will be meeting at Razzi’s Pizzeria on Greenwood Ave North in Seattle. Everyone is welcome!
12 noon – Welcome and Introductions
12:30 – 2:30 pm – Green Party Campaign School Discussion and Workshops – Phone Banking, Signature Gathering, Volunteer Coordination, Database Management; Focus on issues for using skills – Seattle Wealth Tax and Police Accountability campaigns
2:30 – 2:40 pm – Region 10 – Progressive Independent Party Regional Outreach presentation
2:40 – 3:00 pm – Candidate presentations
3:00 – 3:30 pm – Elevator Speech Contest – with Prizes!!!
Why Join the Green Party? – in a 30-second elevator speech
Come with your contest entry written up and be ready to deliver it! Gathering attendees will vote, and 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes will be awarded!
3:30 – 4:00 pm – What works! – Each Green Party local is asked to give a five-minute presentation on something being done in your local that is working well and could serve as a model for other locals. Bring a descriptive handout if possible!
4:00 – 4:30 pm – Nomination of candidates: GPWA Coordinating Council – Treasurer, Deputy Treasurer, At-Large Members (5), and GPWA Delegates (2) and Alternates (2) to GPUS with voting by email/postal mail ballots sent within a week after the Gathering
4:30 – 5:00 pm – Proposed amendments to the GPWA Affiliation Agreement – discussion and voting by GPWA members at the Gathering
Home stays will be available for those attending from out of town. Please let us know by April 4th.
All new Green Party of Washington members who join by March 8th will be eligible to vote.
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