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Proposal ID232
ProposalApproval of LISA HOUSTON for 2006 GPUS Annual Meeting Facilitator
Floor ManagerHolly Hart
Discussion07/03/2006 - 07/04/2006
Voting07/05/2006 - 07/12/2006
Presens Quorum32 0.6666
Consens Quorum33 A Majority of Yes and No Votes


Proposal 121 (adopted 1/30/05) stipulates that "all face to face meetings of
the Coordinating Committee of the Green National Committee will be facilitated
by a person or persons who have been approved by the Coordinating Committee of
the Green National Committee."

"It is encouraged that Committees, Caucuses and States consider the
qualifications such as experience and familiarity with the Green
Consensus process. No candidate who is registered with another party
other than Greens, where Green registration is available, will be

"The Steering Committee will schedule a vote by the CC for approval of
individual facilitators. No Facilitator who failed to receive at least
50%+1 of the approval vote will be permitted to facilitate the CC

"Facilitators with the highest approval ratings will be given preference
when assigning facilitators. The ANMC will strive to schedule two
facilitators for any given time period to ensure backup if needed.
Gender balance is strongly encouraged. The ANMC will notify the CC of
the facilitation schedule no later than two weeks before the national


Please Vote Yes Or No On Whether To Approve LISA HOUSTON To Serve As One Of The Facilitators Of The 2006 GPUS Annual Meeting.


Lisa Houston lives with her family in Silver City, New Mexico. She served as
co-chair of the Green Party of New Mexico from 2002-2003, and was a New Mexico
delegate to the National Green Party Convention in 2004. She has also been
active in grassroots organizing in Southern New Mexico around issues of water
conservation, public health, and labor rights. Lisa is a licensed mental health
counselor and has worked in the field of community mental health for 7 years.
She is currently in a Phd program in Counseling Psychology at New Mexico State,
where she is researching mental health delivery to underserved
populations. "As co-chair of the NMGP, I've facilitated many a meeting, on
both the state and local level. Also, in my training as a counseling
psychologist, I've led an on-going leadership training group, had training in
focus group facilitiation, as well as various kinds of psychotherapy groups."


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