Agenda SVYD General Meeting 3/16/15

  1. Welcome and Introductions
  2. Speaker: Supervisor Cindy Chavez

Officers Reports

  1. President (Alex Wara)
  2. Membership Director (Emily Ramos)
  3. Women’s Leadership Committee Report
  4. Secretary (Juan M. Quinones
  5. Treasurer (Joshua Barousse)
  6. Political Director (Jeff Cardenas)
  • SVYD Voter Engagement Committee
  1. Old Business
JJ Dinner After Party
Invasion Days For SJ D4 race
New Business

VII. Announcements

VII. Adjournment

Silicon Valley Young Democrats February General Membership Meeting


A meeting of the Silicon Valley Young Democrats was called to order on February 23rd, 2015. President Alex Wara called the meeting to order at 7:10pm.

  1. Welcome and Introductions
  2. Speaker: Representative from ACLU –  Board member Michael Chase
  • Surveillance technology in local government
  • ACLU Board member Chase would like to SVYD sign a letter of support.  Jeff Cardenas made motion for SVYD to sign letter Amanda seconds motion. Motion passed.


Officers Reports

  1. President (Alex Wara)
  • Amendment to add to new business option for SVYD members to take optional survey regarding ones thought on Santa Clara County transportation which Working Partnerships is conducting. Juan makes motion for SVYD members to add to agenda Jeremy second it the motion passed.
  • Please fill out the google doc in regards to conventions this year.

Agenda was approved unanimously.


  1. Membership Director (Emily Ramos)
    • if you have not paid your membership please pay today.


  1. Women’s Leadership Committee Report
    • No report
  2. Secretary (Juan M. Quinones
    • Please give us your address we need your information for our records and give us pictures for our web.


  1. Treasurer (Joshua Barousse)
    • Nothing to report.


  1. Political Director (Jeff Cardenas)
    • Updated Club on San Jose District Council Seat 4 special election
  1. Old Business
  2. New Business
  3. Endorsements

Motion passed for Candidate Tim Orozco to receive SVYD’s endorsement

VII. Announcements

VII. Adjournment

Meeting adjourned at 9pm



Job Opportunity: Voices College-Bound Language Academy

Voices College-Bound Language Academy is currently seeking passionate and dedicated educators who have an unwavering belief that ALL students can achieve at high levels.  Voices College-Bound Language Academy (Voices) is a Language Immersion K-8 charter school founded on best practices, innovative initiative and the search for excellence. We are currently seeking teachers for our brand new sites in Morgan Hill  and East Side San Jose (Mt. Pleasant School District), and our flagship school in South San Jose (Franklin McKinley School District). We require that candidates must have Multiple Subject or Single Subject English credential and be BCLAD (or equivalent) certified by the time of hire.
Please help us by spreading the word about these open positions and sending us any referrals you may know. If you know of people who may be interested, please fill out the Voices Teacher Referral Form.
Here is the link to our current job posting: Voices Teacher Position
Thanks to Alex Shoor for sending us this position.