Please join us for the Green Party of Florida 2017 Annual Membership Meeting and Elections on May 26-28. This has been an exciting year of campaigns, politics, and revelations.
On Saturday, we will be having presentations and discussions on issues and organizing. Sunday will be elections of officers and board. Friday evening is a relaxed social to welcome greens from around the state and kick off the weekend.
Total Conference Weekend Registration Fee
To Register for the GPFL 2017 ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING (May 26-28), please make a donation of $29 for both registration and lunch: $20 (suggested donation, no one turned away for lack of funds), and optionally $9 for a delicious vegetarian/vegan lunch including beverage served on site brought by the area’s famous Taco Bus. If you prefer, you can bring your own food and drink.
Donation/Registration Fee Page: https://www.gpfl.org/donate/
Please write to firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
We look forward to seeing you there!
Event listed on FB at https://www.facebook.com/gpflorida/
GPFL AMM Agenda – MAY 26-28, 2017
FRIDAY 5/26 (@PEACE HOUSE: 8052 N. 56th Street, Tampa, FL 33617 )
6-9pm Peace House meet and greet sponsored by Tampa Greens they are bringing food and 7:00 PM Pedro will do his act. Pot luck by local.
SATURDAY 5/27 (@SAUNDER’S LIBRARY: 1505 Nebraska Ave. Tampa, Florida 33602-2849, 813-273-3652)
Library opens at 10:00 am. Set up chairs. Get mic ready at podium. Set up 2+ tables at sides of room for merchandise and fliers & one by entry way. Bagels and Coffee : )
10:15 Convene meeting – Co-chairs Victor Agosto (Broward) and Jennifer Sullivan (Hernando) – Welcome and explain stack Overview of agenda & Intros
10:30 Eritha “Akile” Cainion and Jesse Nevelsky speak about their current campaigns for offices in St Pete.
11:00 Karen Morian (Duval) Voting Rights Restoration
11:30 Joshua McAdams speaks on mushrooms and fungi. He is the largest forager in the state of Florida
12:00 lunch break – Taco Bus Mex fare
12:30 Steve Showen (Miami)- Carbon sequestration presentation
1:00 Modern Monetary Theory – Brian Schatz (Hillsborough)
1:30 Robin Harris (Central Florida GP) Speaking for the LGBTQ community
2:00 John Debus (Duval) Building the party as state organizer
2:30 Plastic bag campaign Friedemann Buschbeck (Hillsborough)
3:00 Sheridan Murphy – Native American Rights and pipelines
3:30 Ahmad Saadaldin (Hillsborough) speaks on Palestine
4:00 Connie Burton speaks on poverty issues and the Homeless Bill of Rights
4:30 – 4:45 break
4:45 Jason Kofender (Hillsborough) social media campaign strategy
5:15 Harry Patterson (Alachua) treasurer report – State growth overview and national lobby Victor and Jennifer/ adjourn and breakdown room at 5:45 – 6 :00 library closes
Dinner at The Mermaid – 6719 N Nebraska Ave – https://www.mermaidtaverntampa.com/
SUNDAY 5/28 (@PEACE HOUSE: 8052 N. 56th Street, Tampa, FL 33617)
10-11 Karen on CCC issue organizing and creating caucuses.
11 – 11:30 Kim O-Connor (Hillsborough) and Anita Stewart (Hernando) speak on campaign strategy
11:30 Richmond California Skypes in about coalition forming (time may vary as this is 8:30 AM on west coast)
State elections commence until 3:00 (may be done sooner) adjourn
New board should meet before they leave