April 25, 2022 Agenda

April 25, 2022 SVYD General Membership Meeting Agenda

**Trigger warning: this meeting will include discussions of domestic violence and sexual harassment**
  1. Call to Order
  2. Approval of minutes
    1. March 28, 2022 Minutes
  3. Officer reports
    1. President: Allie Hughes
    2. Vice President: Erik Poicon
    3. Membership Director: Christophe LaBelle
    4. Finance Director: Ryan Globus
    5. Political Director: Mustafa Arshad
    6. Communications Director: Ali Sapirman
  4. New Business
    1. Alex Lee Presentation on upcoming Assembly Bills
    2. Resolution calling on Rolando Bonilla to end his San Jose City Council campaign due to allegations of domestic violence
    3. Sign On: Urge the California Legislature to Address Sexual Harassment and Discrimination in the State Capitol
    4. Discussion on changing the membership meeting date to the fourth Monday of every month
  • Announcements
  • Adjournment


March 28, 2022 Minutes

March 28, 2022 General Membership Meeting Minutes


Allie Hughes calls the meeting to order at 7:05pm.


Early announcement from Andrew Crockett: Volunteer form for assessor campaign https://forms.gle/8fBHW3EXsjNwkuwN8 .
Donations to https://secure.actblue.com/donate/elect-crockett-santa-clara-county-assessor-2022-1

Motion to approve the February 28, 2022 minutes by Ryan Globus, seconded by Erik Poicon. Approved unanimously.


Officer Reports

  • Acting President Allie Hughes
    • No announcements
  • Political Director Mustafa Arshad: Events for endorsed candidates
    • Peter Ortiz April 2 10am-1pm: https://www.facebook.com/events/3053520998311388
    • Raul Peralez Text Banking March 29 5-6pm: https://www.mobilize.us/raulperalezformayorofsanjose/event/440216/ls
  • Finance Director Ryan Globus
    • Show up for endorsed candidates


    New Business

    • Special VP Election. Erik Poicon is nominated by Angel Martinez, seconded by Alexander Gvatua. Erik elected unanimously.
    • Motion to make Allie Hughes President (no longer Acting) by Allie Hughes, seconded by Brenda Zendejas. Passes unanimously.
    • Motion to endorse San José Measure B by Lucas Ramirez, seconded by Brenda Zendejas. Passes unanimously.



  • Richard Mehlinger: Donation link: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/mehlinger-for-sunnyvale-city-council-district-5–2022-1
  • Alexander Gvatua: San Jose council agenda tomorrow to raise commercial linkage fees. https://sanjose.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=10675803&GUID=0618A159-506F-4DE5-B453-EBC31EB1555C
  • Angel Martinez: Raul Peralez Walk on April 16.
  • Erik Poicon: Peter Ortiz virtual fundraiser on Thursday at 6pm. Event registration at https://www.efundraisingconnections.com/c/PeterOrtiz/MujeresParaPeter. General donation at https://www.efundraisingconnections.com/c/PeterOrtiz


Allie adjourns the meeting at 7:53pm.