Multnomah Libertarians Minutes: December 3, 2022
Multnomah Libertarians Minutes: December 3, 2022 2:00 PM Dick's Primal Burger, Woodstock Portland OR
In Attendance: R. Rushford S. Newman, M. Straus, A. Kallen, H. Schultz, M. Bird, L. Palmer, P. Serrato and one other
Quorum of 16 not reached. Mr. Schultz bought CDs and world’s smallest quizlets. Newcomer introduced herself.
Acting Chair’s Update
Chair discussed affiliation with the LPO is set; we need to communicate the change to Oregon Secretary of State
Chair discussed that we are a Political Party PAC now; does the body agree to abide by the Bylaws?
By acclamation the body agreed to operate under the Multnomah Bylaws
Chair discussed how to help in Multnomah Libertarians - we will have leadership for
Public Policy Officer
What is required:
be responsive on email within 5 business days
Chair discussed Critical roles to fill to operate as a PAC:
New Treasurer need
Acting chair fielded questions and concerns about the vacancy
M. Bird nominated Shira Newman as treasurer. H. Schultz seconded. Newman accepted the nomination.
All Multnomah Libertarians consented to have Shira Newman be the Acting Treasurer until Quorum
can be reached to form an official party.
P. Serrato will follow up with making the changes to the banking, anedot and Oregon Secretary of State.
Orestar has been notified of the changes at the PAC and will assist.
Per Bylaws, we would like to have Public Policy Officer role
P. Serrato mentioned potential interested individuals. M. Bird suggested forming a committee.
R. Rushford and M. Strauss were mentioned as members of the LPO Public Policy Board members.
Always get help on social media (Instagram, Blog, Facebook)
Chair discussed 2023 Plans with the membership and the strategy of winning support in Multnomah County and opportunities for tabling.
A. Kallen updated us with the highly trafficked Libertarian Party table at Central Catholic High School
Tactic: SINGLE ISSUE COALITIONS
Covid Regime Opposition
Voter Reform / STAR Voting
Outcome: Increases awareness of Multnomah Libertarians with new groups. When we win it increases freedom. More liberty.
Tactic: CANDIDATE DEVELOPMENT
Volunteering for county/city orgs
Outcome: Leads to high quality candidates for LOCAL ELECTIONS like City Councils, Mayors., School Boards
Tactic: CULTURE ACTIVITIES LIKE:
Social Media Presence
Outcome: Politics is downstream of culture. We are the counterculture in Multnomah
Q1 2023 In Person events
Saturday, January 7, 2023 Your libertarian pitch (preparing for event/tabling)
Saturday, February 4, 2023 Food freedom in Oregon: Sonja Feintech
Saturday, March 4, 2023 Alternative voting methods: Annie Kallen
Current balance: 441.04
Fundraising ask for 2023 delayed but will be revised for the last few weeks of December, first few weeks of January
Meeting concluded with holiday party.