Minutes: 2020-9-21

Meeting Minutes



Call to Order by Alexander Gvatua at 7:12 pm.

Approval of Minutes

Alexander Gvatua motions to approve minutes from 8/17/2020. Ryan Globus seconds. Unanimously approved.

Officer Reports

President Angel Martinez

  • Campaign committee will assess which races to prioritize

Vice President Alexander Gvatua

  • Secretary Brenda Vargas has stepped down
    • Board will motion to delay special election until after the November elections

Membership Director Allie Hughes

  • No report

Finance Director Ryan Globus

  • This is a great time to donate to our endorsed candidates
  • Keep an eye out for a virtual holiday party!

Political Director Mustafa Arshad

  • Check the schedule of SVYD-sponsored events at https://drive.google.com/file/d/13WOW3Du1U3vn2jYXFvFXq1NNL-HGs_iu/view?usp=sharing


Old Business

Approval of minutes from July


  • Motion to approve by Alexander Gvatua, second by Ryan Globus


    • Unanimously approved

New Business

  • Motion to early endorse Raven Malone for Palo Alto City Council
    • Motion to endorse by Mustafa Arshad, second by Erik Anciaux
      • 9 ayes, 1 nay, motion passes
  • Motion to suspend bylaws and delay secretary special election until November meeting
    • Motion by Alexander Gvatua, second by Mustafa Arshad
      • Passed unanimously


Alexander Gvatua motions to adjourn at 7:51. Erik Poicon seconds. Unanimously approved.