May 19, 2018 - Blacksburg


LOCATION: Room 219, Spires Student Center, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg. Remote access will be available via, connection details will be sent via the listservs a few days before the meeting.

TIME: 10am to 12pm

(For purposes of calculating quorum, currently active locals represented at at least one of the previous two scheduled business meetings were Arlington, Blue Ridge, Charlottesville, Fairfax, Fredericksburg, Hampton Roads, Lynchburg, New River Valley, Richmond, and Shenandoah.)


Choose facilitator, timekeeper, vibes watcher.

(Notes for our new members: Anyone can be take on any one of these roles for a business meeting. If you would like to volunteer to take one of these roles you are free to do so, or someone may nominate you to do so. In the event two or more people are interested in serving in the same role, a co-chair will poll the members present regarding their preference. Facilitators should be familiar with both consensus practice and parliamentary norms, and possessed of both patience and self-confidence.)

Ratify agenda. (5 min)
Approve minutes of last meeting. (5 min)

OFFICIAL REPORTS (3 mins each -- total 30 mins)

(Detailed reports should be submitted in writing to the business listserv, and highlights only briefly summarized at the meeting.)
Co-Chair's report.
General Secretary’s report.
Treasurer's report.
Webmaster's report.
GPUS delegates and committee members' reports.
Local reports.


Confirmation of LC interim decisions: (5 min)
Establishment of GPVA YouTube channel to be administered by Press Secretary

Committee-committee recommendation debate and decision-making (30 min)

Review of website progress (10 min)


Appointment of Ryan Wesdock to GPUS National Media Committee (5 min)

Review of plans for November midterm elections (5 min)

Discussion on Endorsement of the Illinois Amendment to the GPUS Platform to Improve Its Stance on Sex Work (25 min)


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  • Jeff Staples
    commented 2018-05-08 16:20:52 -0400
    I suggest giving the Sex Work issue 10 minutes and explore Candidate Recruitment with the 15.
  • Becker Smith
    published this page in Meetings 2018-05-07 20:10:09 -0400