Notice of Special Meeting For Election of Pierce County Democrats Executive Board Delegate and Secretary positions

Notice of Special Meeting For The Purpose of Election of Pierce County Democrats Executive Board Delegate/Secretary

Elections for the position of Pierce County Democrats Executive Board Delegate and Secretary for the 26th LD Democrats will be held during our regular March meeting, Thursday March 1, 2018 at 7 PM. Location for this meeting is Givens Community Center, 1026 Sidney Ave, Port Orchard 98366.

Ten (10) members attending a duly called and noticed special meeting shall constitute a quorum. Members eligible for this vote are elected and appointed Precinct Committee Officers. Proxies and absentee votes are never permitted per our bylaws.

Candidates may be self nominated. Nominating and seconding speeches are permitted. If there are more than two candidates for a position and no candidate receives a majority of the votes cast, the name of the person with the fewest votes shall be deleted and a vote taken on the remaining candidates until one candidate has a majority.

The Pierce County Democrats Executive Board Delegate will finish out the current term for this position which will expire in December of 2018. Per our bylaws, at least one of our delegates shall not be of the same gender and our organization already meets this requirement.

Delegates to a County Central Committee Executive board represent the 26th LD Democrats at the County Central Committee Executive Board meetings or as otherwise determined by applicable bylaws of the respective Central Committees. This member will serve until December 2018 or until removed by membership or appointing authority at an earlier date.

The Secretary will finish out the current term for this position which will expire in December of 2018.

The secretary is responsible for preparing the agenda for each monthly or other official meeting, coordinating such with the Chair and Executive Board. They will also keep minutes and records of the organization, including minutes of general, special and Executive Board meetings.

Eligible members for this vote are strongly encouraged to attend our March meeting on Thursday, March 1 2018 at 7 PM at Givens Community Center, 1026 Sidney Ave, Port Orchard 98366. For more information or questions, please contact Johanna Baxter, Kitsap Vice Chair at hannie@joesdiner.com or (360) 633-6780.

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Notice of Special Meeting For The Purpose of Election of Secretary

Elections for the position of Secretary for the 26th LD Democrats will be held during our regular March meeting, Thursday March 1st, 2018 at 7 PM. Location for this meeting is Givens Community Center, 1026 Sidney Ave, Port Orchard 98366.

Ten (10) members attending a duly called and noticed special meeting shall constitute a quorum. Members eligible for this vote are elected and appointed Precinct Committee Officers. Proxies and absentee votes are never permitted per our bylaws.

Candidates may be self nominated. Nominating and seconding speeches are permitted. If there are more than two candidates for a position and no candidate receives a majority of the votes cast, the name of the person with the fewest votes shall be deleted and a vote taken on the remaining candidates until one candidate has a majority.

The Secretary will finish out the current term for this position which will expire in December of 2018.

The secretary is responsible for preparing the agenda for each monthly or other official meeting, coordinating such with the Chair and Executive Board. They will also keep minutes and records of the organization, including minutes of general, special and Executive Board meetings.

Eligible members for this vote are strongly encouraged to attend our March meeting on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 7 PM at Givens Community Center, 1026 Sidney Ave, Port Orchard 98366. For more information or questions, please contact John Kelly, 26th LD Democrats Chair at johnpatkelly@aol.com.

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February 2018 General Meeting

When: Thursday, February 1, 2018

Where: Givens Community Center, 1026 Sidney Ave, Port Orchard WA

Time: 6:30 PM dinner/social, 7 PM Meeting called to order

Join us for the February 2018 general meeting of the 26th LD Democrats! We will hear from Leslie Rothbaum who will tell us about the upcoming Kitsap County Democrats Annual Dinner and Auction, Pierce County Council Member Derek Young who will tell us about Senate Bill 6091, signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee on Jan. 19 (Hirst Decision-rural water wells, rights). Then we’ll hear from our State Committee People Joy Vartanian and Don Bartley who will share news and information from the Washington State Democrats Central Committee held this last weekend in Bellingham WA. Our LD Caucus Chair Johanna Baxter will let us know about our upcoming caucus on Saturday March 24th and answer all questions about the caucus/convention process. See you there!

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