Executive Board Minutes – August 2, 2017

31st L.D. Democrats Executive Board
August 2nd, 2017, 7 pm
Bonney Lake Library

Call to Order at 7:00pm by Chair Brian Gunn. Roll was called and there was a quorum of 12 members present.

Guests: None

Brian: Reviewed Primary election results. Improvements were evident, but clearly more work to do!

Campaign Fund Disbursement: Marc has dropped out of committee. No plan submitted to date. Discussed value and timing of campaign contributions and forecast for donation revenue.

M/S/C as amended to give Rylands campaign $3000 and Lowry campaign $1500.

M/S/C To draft message to both campaigns urging development of broad issues message statement to be included with our contribution. Suggested message point should get to Allison by 8/6.

Picnic/Social: Set for Aug. 14th in lieu of regular meeting. “Back in Session Social” at Bonney Lake Grange. Website will have food assignments. We’ll supply buns & meat. Facebook event page is posted for sign ups. “Indivisibles” and “Resist” groups will also be invited. Brian will take care of Banquet permit.

Fund Raising: Discussed various ideas. No consensus reached. Will have membership and donation cards available at picnic.

M/S/C to authorize NTE $200 for an I.P address, so that our donation stream is not at risk.

Communications: Allison will work with Brian to compose a conceptual analysis of the Primary results to be included in the newsletter and website. SAVE THE DATE: 10/6/17 for Pierce County Dem Fundraiser.

Fairs: Auburn Days booth still has openings. Also need volunteers for L.D. 45th event on */12 and Bonney Lake Days on 8/19.

Canvassing: George talked about the need for more canvassing volunteers and the need to reach out to Bernie supporters and reengage with them.

Good of the Order: Allison wanted to encourage stories of good works and experiences from our members to share.

M/S/C to adjourn at 8:50pm.

Submitted: Britt Kauffman, Secretary

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