Executive Board Minutes – February 1, 2017

31st L.D. Democrats Executive Board

February 1, 2017
Bonney Lake Library

Meeting called to order at 6:30pm by Chair Brian Gunn.

Roll showed a total of 12 members present.  Adam Braun has chosen to opt out, so a quorum is recognized with 8 members.

A discussion about the best day and time for the E-Board was opened.  It was M/S/P to move the start time to 7pm in the future, to allow for members schedules.

M/S/P to reimburse Chair $136.40 for food purchased for the January General meeting.

M/S/P to reimburse Ingrid Curtis $13.98 for food at December holiday party.

M/S/P to allow future food reimbursements under $50 to be allowed with receipts.

Chair:  We are awaiting issuance of our Employer Identification Number (EIN) for tax purposes.

Treasurer’s Report: Rudy

Currently working on last year’s PDC report. Creating new bookkeeping system.  Outlined and discussed PDC compliance timeframes and requirements.  

January report was submitted and is attached.

Member Outreach: Sarah

Discussed use of ACT BLUE as a resource for electronic dues collection & building membership.  Importance of electronic based outreach to reduce costs.  Will bring proposal to membership and redress at March E-board.

Candidate Recruitment: Angel

Interviewing current Auburn City Council member on 2/7 to discuss potential.  Vetting other potential contenders, internally and externally.  Any interested party should be considered.

Would like to hold a Teambuilding exercise & Voter Database training for PCO’s on Sat. March 30 from 5-9pm. Location TBD.

Marcie Maxwell will be speaker at the general meeting.

Events: Donna

Foreseeable events include 4th of July Auburn Fair and possibly one in Buckley.  Would like to request volunteer for Planning Committee at 2/22 General meeting.

Discussion about how to identify our LD to build our base during events.

Newsletter:  Allison

Hopes to post next newsletter by 2/6.  Looking at development of new format to communicate to members.  Proposals will be forthcoming at next general meeting.

Requested info on helpful Links, pending events & go-to “actions” for readers.

Good of the Order:

  • Inquiry about campaigns against Reichert?  Feb.23rd Facebook Live virtual townhall will have corresponding rally.  
  • 8th Congressional Dist. Dem’s want to address LD 31 members at general mtg.  Democratic Party Crabfeed set for March 5th in Olympia.
  • M/S/P to get $50 gift card for Greg Klingingbeard for his holiday contributions.

M/S/P to adjourn at 8:40pm.

Submitted: Britt Kauffman, Secretary