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Proposal ID395
ProposalApproval of Jim Coplen as Forum Manager
PresenterGPUS Steering Committee
Floor ManagerHolly Hart
Discussion05/25/2009 - 05/31/2009
Voting06/01/2009 - 06/07/2009
Presens Quorum34 0.6666
Consens Quorum42 A Majority of Yes and No Votes


The National Committee Listserv Protocol for Delegates' Discussion and Votes Lists (Proposal #186) was adopted by the GPUS National Committee on November 13, 2005.

Jim Coplen, Indiana Greern party; Frank Young, Mountain Party of West Virginia; and Deanna Taylor, Desert Greens (Green Party of Utah) have volunteered their services in this capacity, and have been approved by the GPUS Steering Committee. An alternate is still being sought.


The GPUS National Committee approves Jim Coplen (Indiana Green Party) as Forum Manager,
to serve for the 2009-2011 term.


Volunteer time and labor.


Jim Coplen

Holly Hart 319-337-7341

Proposal ID 186
Proposal Proposed Listserv Protocol for Delegates Discussion and Votes Lists -- Amended

IV. Forum Managers and Enforcement
A. The Steering Committee shall nominate three individuals, subject to National Committee approval, to serve coincident two-year terms as Forum Managers and one individual subject to National Committee approval, to serve as Alternate Forum Manager. Forum Managers may be sitting NC delegates, alternates or others as recommended by their State or Caucus. All nominees must be either recommended or approve by their State or Caucus. All three Forum Managers can not be of the same gender. It is recommended that Forum Managers have dispute resolution training. In the event of a Forum Manager resignation or other vacancy, the Alternate will serve the remainder of the term as a Forum Manager. In addition the SC shall nominate a replacement to fill the role of Alternate, to be approved by the NC via the same method used to nominate and elect the Forum Manager. The replacement Alternate Forum Manager will fill the balance of the term as Alternate.

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