April General Meeting Minutes

  1. Call to Order
  2. Approval of March Minutes
  3. Officer Reports
    • President Erik Poicon
    • Vice President Jaria Jaug
    • Membership Director Pablo Velasquez
    • Finance Director Ryan Globus
    • Political Director Krista De La Torre
    • Communications Director Ashley Guerrero
  4. New Business
    • Ranked Choice Voting Update
    • Political Education: Who is your representative?
    • Committee sign ups & breakouts (postponed)
  5. Old Business
  6. Announcements
  7. Adjournment

March General Meeting Minutes

  1. Call to Order
  2. Approval of February Minutes
  3. Officer Reports
    • President Erik Poicon
    • Vice President Jaria Jaug
    • Membership Director Pablo Velasquez
    • Finance Director Ryan Globus
    • Political Director Krista De La Torre
    • Communications Director Ashley Guerrero
  4. New Business
    • Icebreakers
    • Debrief Discussion
  5. Old Business
  6. Announcements
  7. Adjournment

February General Meeting Minutes

  1. Call to Order
  2. Approval of January Minutes
  3. Officer Reports
    • President Erik Poicon
    • Vice President Jaria Jaug
    • Membership Director Pablo Velasquez
    • Finance Director Ryan Globus
    • Political Director Krista De La Torre
    • Communications Director Ashley Guerrero
  4. New Business
    • Phonebanking for Assembly District 26 endorsed candidate, Patrick Ahrens
  5. Old Business
  6. Announcements
  7. Adjournment

January General Meeting Minutes

  1. Call to Order
  2. Approval of November Minutes
  3. Officer Reports
    • President Erik Poicon
    • Vice President Jaria Jaug
    • Membership Director Anusha Kondiparti
    • Finance Director Ryan Globus
    • Political Director Krista De La Torre
    • Communications Director Ashley Guerrero
  4. New Business
    • Endorsement Interviews for Assembly District 25 Race
      • Patrick Ahrens
      • Tara Sreekrishnan
      • Omar Din
        • Motion carried to endorse Patrick Ahrens
    • Membership Director Elections
      • Pablo Velasquez
      • Nina Chuang
      • Jose Abastida
        • Motion carried for Pablo Velasquez to be the next Membership Director
    • Fast Food Worker Presentation from Jose Abastida
      • Motion carried to support Fast Food workers advocacy
    • Endorsement interview for Assembly District 25 (Ash Kalra)
      • Motion carried to endorse Ash Kalra for Assembly District 25
  5. Old Business
  6. Announcements
  7. Adjournment

November 2023 General Meeting Minutes

  1. Call to Order
  2. Approval of October Minutes
  3. Officer Reports
    • President Erik Poicon
      • Holiday Mixer
    • Vice President Jaria Jaug
      • Updating membership
      • Update on discord
    • Membership Director Anusha Kondiparti
      • Reminder to pay fees & departure announcement
    • Finance Director Ryan Globus
      • Update on status of club funds
      • PAC update
      • Assistant treasurer (position opening) to assist with funds
    • Political Director Krista De La Torre
      • December Canvassing Opportunities
      • Palestine/Israel Ceasefire resolution introduced
    • Communications Director Ashley Guerrero
      • Communications Committee update
  4. New Business
    • Endorsement Interviews for City of San Jose District 2 Race
      • Babu Prasad
      • Pamela Campos (quick speech)
      • Vanessa Sandoval (video + Lucas Ramirez as proxy to answer questions)
      • SVYD, by a majority vote, moved to sole endorse Pamela Campos for the San Jose District 2 race.
    • Endorsement Interviews for City of San Jose District 6 Race
      • Angelo Pasciuti
      • Olivia Navarro
      • Alex Shoor
      • SVYD, by a majority vote, moved to not endorse any candidate for the San Jose District 6 race.
  5. Old Business
  6. Announcements
  7. Adjournment

Announcements

Adjournment

October 2023 General Meeting Minutes

  1. Call to Order
  2. Approval of September Minutes
  3. Officer Reports
    • President Erik Poicon
      • Joe Simitian, mission to improve mammography for women, helps detect cancer in breast tissue, every hospital would have to comply w/ the regulation of letting women know they can receive a mammography
      • Update on the housing element for San Jose
      • President & VP in collaboration w/ AACAP
      • Mentioned future walks for endorsed candidates
    • Vice President Jaria Jaug
      • Building discord
      • CA Democratic convention (booked hotel)
    • Membership Director Anusha Kondiparti
    • Finance Director Ryan Globus
    • Political Director Krista De La Torre
      • Endorsements Committee
    • Communications Director Ashley Guerrero
      • Communications Committee
  4. New Business
    • Endorsement Interviews for Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors District 2
      • Betty Duong
      • Madison Nguyen
      • Corina Herrera-Loera
    • Majority vote to endorse Betty Duong for Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors District 2
    • CA Democratic Convention Information/Sign Ups
  5. Old Business
  6. Announcements
  7. Adjournment

September 2023 General Minutes

  1. Call to Order
  2. Approval of August Minutes
    • Minutes approved by majority 
  3. Officer Reports
    • President Erik Poicon
      • Last e-board over SJ Housing Element, E-Board can create incentives on housing element, if interested in being apart of conversations, reach out to Erik
    • Vice President Jaria Jaug
      • Asked audience to reach out if interested in attending (room provided)
      • Assemblmember Mark Bernman, volunteers Sept 30 
      • Partnership w/ High School Dems, Oct 14 – Social 
    • Membership Director Anusha Kondiparti
      • No updates, reminded folks to pay dues 
    • Finance Director Ryan Globus
      • Gave more details on hotel service for endorsements convention 
      • VTA staff reached out, and invited SVYD to Roosevelt Community Center, Transportation Plan 2015 Open House ( Sep 27th 6-7:30pm)
    • Political Director Krista De La Torre
      • Invited folks to join endorsements committee
    • Communications Director Ashley Guerrero
      • Communications Committee
  4. New Business
    • Endorsement Interviews for San Jose-Evergreen Community College District School Board, Trustee Area 7
      • Clay Hale
      • Lisanna Dominguez
    • Move to endorse Clay Hale by a majority vote
    • CA Democratic Convention Information/Sign Ups
  5. Old Business
  6. Announcements
  7. Adjournment

August 2023 General Minutes

  1. Call to Order
  2. Approval of July Minutes
  3. Officer Reports
    • President Erik Poicon – mentioned that prospective members can join even if they are unable to afford it financially (options available for you, reach out exec)
    • Vice President Jaria Jaug – emailing “values” activity to members
    • Membership Director Anusha Kondiparti – Encouraged audience who were not yet members to consider joining and told the current members that we should invite their friends and professional network
    • Finance Director Ryan Globus – updated club on Summer Social fundraising numbers
    • Political Director Krista De La Torre – Invited members to join Endorsement Committee
    • Communications Director Ashley Guerrero – Invited members to join the Endorsement Committee
  4. New Business
    • Pre-Endorsement interviews for San Jose City Council Districts 8 and 2
      • Domingo Candelas (District 8) – Majority voted to endorse
    • Pamela Campos (District 2)- Majority voted to endorse
    • Value Setting activity – Jaria to email activity to members
  5. Old Business
  6. Announcements
  7. Adjournment

June 2023 Meeting Minutes

  1. Call to order
  2. Approval of May Minutes (Attach link)
  3. Officer Reports
    • President Allie Hughes – no updates
    • Vice President Erik Poicon – working on Summer social event location
    • Membership Director Anusha Kondiparti¬†– updated membership roster
    • Finance Director Ryan Globus – no updates
    • Political Director Neil McClintick – no updates
    • Communications Director Jaria Jaug – did marketing materials for meetings, spoke about potential upcoming summer social event
  4. New Business
    • VTA Visonnary Network Plan w/ VTA Staff
    • Discussion: Bylaw Amendment to Expand E-Board – will be coming in a future meeting
    • E-board Elections 2023 Results
      • Unopposed & approved unanimously
        • President – Erik Poicon
        • Vice-President – Jaria Jaug
        • Membership Director – Anusha Kondiparti
        • Financial Director – Ryan Globus
        • Communications Director – Ashley Guerrero
      • Political Director position had a debate & vote: Krista De La Torre and Daniel Huynh
        • Political Director – Krista De La Torre
    • Next Meeting In person: July 31, 2023 @  Maker Nexus 1330 Orleans Dr, Sunnyvale, CA 94089

May General Meeting Minutes

SYVD May 22, 2023

  1. Call to order
  2. Approval of April Minutes (Attach link)
  3. Officer Reports
    • President Allie Hughes
    • Vice President Erik Poicon
    • Membership Director Anusha Kondiparti¬†
    • Finance Director Ryan Globus
    • Political Director Neil McClintick
    • Communications Director Jaria Jaug – not present

  4. New Business
    • E-board elections – June 2023: Nominations were conducted
    • VTA Visonnary Network Plan (Canceled)
    • Ask a Young Dem: Betty and Ellen Kamei
    • Next Meeting In person: June 26, 2023 @  Maker Nexus 1330 Orleans Dr, Sunnyvale, CA 94089
  5. Old Business
  6. Adjournment