Green Party of Connecticut Annual Meeting & Election of Officers
The annual meeting and election of officers for the Green Party of Connecticut take place on Saturday, May 18 in Portland. Casting and counting of ballots will be by Ranked Choice Voting / Single Transferable Vote.
Portland Senior Center
7 Waverly Avenue, Portland, CT
Saturday, May 18, 2019, 11:00 AM – 4:30 PM
11:00 a.m. Social hour, snacks, merchandise & literature tables
11:30 a.m. Welcome, introductions by attendees, agenda review
11:45 a.m. Statements from the candidates for the GPCT Executive Committee offices and representatives to the GPUS, followed by Question & Answer period.
1:00 p.m. Lunch break: Potluck food and beverage; networking; merchandise; fundraising. Opportunity for 1-on-1 conversation with candidates.Complete ballots for Executive Committee and GPUS National Committee elections.
1:30 p.m. Deadline for submission of ballots for internal offices
(Tallied by Internal Election Committee; no candidate will be involved in ballot counting)
1:30 p.m. Guest speaker: Margaret Flowers, Co-Chair, GPUS Steering Committee
2:00 p.m. Workshop Session A (breakout options, choose one)
A1: Hemp Economy, Michelle Louise Bicking
A2: Energy Sources & Efficiencies, Tom McCormick
A3: Promoting Peace, Eugene Woloszyn
2:45 p.m. Workshop Session B (breakout options, choose one)
B1: Police Accountability, Bishop John Selders
B2: A Single-Payer Health Care System, Joanna Heller
B3: Public Banking, Ed Heflin
3:30 p.m. GPCT focus:
Executive Committee report on last year’s activities
Discussion of 2019-20 priorities for policy, events, budget.
4:00 p.m. GPUS Standing Committees and Caucuses
4:30 p.m. Internal Election results announced.
Set date/time/place for next GPCT SCC meeting