Minutes – SVYD March Membership Meeting

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March 17, 2014

Location: UFCW Local 5, 240 S. Market Street, San Jose, CA 95113

 

Called to order by SVYD President Joshua Barousse at 7:29 p.m.

I. Welcome and Introductions

II. Guest Speaker- Esau Herrera, Parliamentary Procedure Training

III. Officer Reports

A. President- Joshua Barousse

i. CYD update

ii. SVYD Film Screening: Chavez Sun 3/30 – We want to support the film on it’s opening weekend. SVYD will be providing 10 tickets.

iii. CDP Campaign staff recruitment and resume drop 3/22

B. Vice President of Membership- Brandon Li

i. Membership update

ii. Women’s Leadership Committee update- Samantha Pedrosa’s last meeting as chair. She recently got hired for Sandra Fluke’s campaign! Congratulations!

C. Secretary- Emily Ramos

D. Treasurer- Amanda Montez

i. Finance update

ii. Emerge California South Bay Reception 3/22

E. Political Director- Eric Director

i. Endorsement Committee update – Endorsements for candidates with opponents will take place next meeting. Questionnaire has been sent out.

IV. Old Business

V. New Business

i. Endorsements – Eric Hernandez chairs

– Eric moves to pass consent calendar of endorsements for candidates who do not have any democratic opposition. 16 votes needed to pass. 22 votes in favor. Motion carries. The following candidates are endorsed:

— Rep. Zoe Lofgren

— Rep. Anna Eshoo

— Asm. Rich Gordon

— Asm. Nora Campos

— Asm. Mark Stone

— Asm. Luis Alejo

— Supervisor Ken Yeager

– Kalen Gallagher moved to early endorse Noelani Sallings for the Santa Clara School Board. Anthony Phan seconds. 16 votes needed to pass. 22 votes in favor. Motion carries. SVYD early endorsed Noelani Sallings for Santa Clara School Board.

– Shahab Mohadam moved to early endorse Anthony Pham for East Side Union High School District Trustee. Melinda Chacon seconds. 16 votes needed to pass. 18 votes in favor. Motion carries. SVYD early endorsed Anthony Pham for East Side Union High School District Trustee.

– 19 votes in favor to early endorse Andres Quintero for Alum Rock Union Elementary School Board. 16 votes needed. Motion carries. SVYD early endorsed Andres Quintero for Alum Rock Union Elementary School Board.

Meeting is adjourned at 9:12 p.m.

 

Next meeting: April 21, 2014

Location: UFCW Local 5, 240 S. Market Street, San Jose, CA 95113