Minutes: 2020-01-27

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Meeting Minutes

1/27/2020

Call to Order by at 7:20 PM by Alexander Gvatua, seconded by Allie Hughes, unanimously approved.

Approval of Minutes

Alexander Gvatua motions to approve minutes from 01/27/2020. Mustafa seconds. Unanimously approved

 

Welcome and introductions

  • Allie to do intro and ice breaker

 

Officer reports

President: Angel Martinez

  • SVYD endorsed candidates need to continue being supported before elections
    • Canvassing opportunities for these candidates on Facebook page.

Vice President: Alexander Gvatua

  • Look out for canvassing opportunities.
  • Our holiday fundraiser was a great success
    • Raised four times as much money as we did in the entirety of 2018

Membership Director: Allie Hughes

  • Origin city is having a meeting in Campbell
  • SVYD endorsed Jimenez and will have an event on February 1, 2020, from 1-2pm

Treasurer: Ryan Globus

  • Joint happy hour with Stanford and Peninsula Young Democrats on February 21, 2020
    • Look out for Facebook events.

Political Director: Mustafa Arshad

  • Volunteer opportunities
    • Cindy Chavez State of the County Address- January 29, 5-7PM
    • Matt Mahan- 10AM on February 1, 2020

Secretary: Brenda Vargas

  • N/A

Old Business

  • Motion to endorse Brenda Vargas as secretary by  Alexander Gvatua, second by Allie Hughes
    • 14 in favor, 0 opposed, 0 abstaining
      • Motion passes

New business

  • Motion to endorse Michael Vargas for AD-25 delegate by second by Allie Huges
    • 14 in favor, 0 Opposed, 0 abstentions
      • Motion passes
  • Motion to endorse Jessica Mathews for AD-28 delegate by Mustafa Arshad, second by Ryan Globus
    • 11 in favor, 0 opposed, 3 abstentions
      • Motion passes
  • Motion to endorse Emily Ramos for AD-24 delegate by Christophe Labelle, second by Andrew
    • 15 in favor, 0 opposed, 0 abstaining
      • Motion passes
  • Motion to endorse Measure G&H  by Angel Martinez second by Andrew Crockett
    • 12 in favor, 0 opposed, 3 abstentions
      • Motion passes
  • Motion to endorse Diego Martinez AD-27 by Mustafa Arshad, second by Jessica Matthews
    • 14 in favor, 0 opposed, 0 abstaining
      • Motion passes
  • Guest speaker: Monica Mallon
  • Motion to endorse a resolution supporting VTA re-allocation of 2016 Measure B funds to transit by Angel Martinez, second by Mustafa Arshad
    • 13 in favor, 0 opposed, 1 abstention
      • Motion passes
  • Motion to endorse Protect Juristic Mutsun sacred grounds by saying NO to sand and gravel mining at Juristac by Mustafa Arshad, second by Allie Hughes
    • 14 in favor, 0 opposed, 1 abstention
      • Motion passes

Announcements

  • Karina Dominguez welcomes us to Milpitas
  • Mustafa to go over campaign walk dates
  • SB 50, call state senator to get it passed by assembly
  • Call to action- Sylvia Arenas – Feb 8th Joint walk at 10am
  • Ruben Navaro: Candidate for SJ City Council District 6

Adjournment

Alexander Gvatua motions to adjourn at 9:01, Angel Martinez seconds. Unanimously approved.