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Stonewall DFL July Board Meeting

July 22, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm


We have one open vice chair seat and 3 open at-large director seats. If you’re interested in serving in one of these roles, please attend or call in to the meeting, or message/email Chair Erica Mauter at elmauter@gmail.com with a paragraph statement on why you’re interested and what you think members should know about you.

– Vice Chair (must not ID as John/John)
— Interested so far: Chuck Leisinger

– At-Large
— Interested so far: Adi Penugonda, Jadzia Sembla, Maddie Pavek, Brittany Anderson

You must be an active SDFL member to stand for a board position and to vote. The deadline for people interested in running or voting, to activate a membership by paying dues or having them waived, is this Sunday, 7/15. To confirm the status of your membership, contact Membership Director Kevin Deese at kwdeese@gmail.com. To request a dues waiver, contact Caucus Chair Erica Mauter at elmauter@gmail.com.


We will update this agenda here as it is refined.

Board of Directors Meeting Agenda
Sunday, July 22, 2018 | 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Rochester DFL Office — 1500 1st Avenue Northeast, Rochester, MN 55906

Dial in: (515) 604-9300
Access Code: 312193#

  1. Welcome/Call to Order/Introductions – immediately following adjournment of Political Support Committee
    • Reading of the DFL Outreach and Inclusion Statement
      “The DFL seeks to end discrimination and bigotry in all its forms and to inspire broad participation in our party. As part of our commitment to outreach and inclusion, we will take affirmative steps to increase the participation of members of all underrepresented communities. When you vote today, remember this commitment includes electing members of underrepresented communities to positions both within the DFL party and in public office.”
    • Attendance (Secretary)
      Reminder: Texting, messaging, and other private electronic communications at this meeting by board members are prohibited per our bylaws.    If you see this happening near you please notify the Chair via a “Point of Order” and we will pause the meeting until the behavior stops or the board member leaves the room.  This will be enforced for the whole duration of the meeting due to complaints.
  2. Approval of the Agenda
  3. Approval of Minutes
    • May 27, 2018 Board Meeting
    • Corrections to June 2, 2018 Membership Meeting at State Convention
  4. Vote to fill Director Vacancies
    • Vice Chair
    • At-Large (3 open seats)
  5. Guest Speakers
    • Rochester-area Candidates TBD
  6. Executive Committee Report
  7. Officer Reports
    • Chair Report
    • Vice Chairs Reports
    • Secretary Report
      1. New website
    • Treasurer Report
  8. Committee Reports
    • Political Support Committee
      1. Endorsements since last board meeting
        • Governor & Lieutenant Governor – Erin Murphy & Erin Maye Quade
        • Hennepin County Attorney – Mark Haase
      2. Endorsement recommendations –
        • Contested:
          • Rochester Mayor
          • 60B – PSC recommends Mohamud Noor
          • 62A – PSC recommends Margarita Ortega
        • Uncontested:
          • CD5 – Ilhan Omar
          • CD6 – Ian Todd
          • 16B – Mindy Kimmel
          • 19A – Jeff Brand
          • 23A – Heather Klasse
          • 24B – Ivette Marthaler
          • 25A – Jamie Mahlmberg
          • 25B – Duane Sauke
          • 26A – Tina Liebling
          • 34B – Kristin Bahner
          • 40B – Cindy Yang
          • 63A – Jim Davnie
          • Minneapolis School Board
        • Pride Committee
          1. Report back on Twin Cities Pride
          2. Remaining: Fargo/Moorhead – August 11, Duluth/Superior – August 30-September 2, South Central MN Pride (Mankato) – September 8, Saint Cloud – September 14-16
  9. Director Reports
  10. Unfinished Business
  11. New Business
  12. Announcements
  13. Adjournment


July 22, 2018
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Samuel Doten


Rochester DFL Office
1500 1st Ave NE
Rochester, MN 55906 United States
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