Minutes of GNOGP General Membership Meeting 7/6/03 I. Consideration of Candidates GNOGP members voted to endorse the following candidates: . CC Campbell-Rock for the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, District 2. . Renee Washington for Jefferson Parish Sheriff . Jason Neville for State Senate: District 3 (French Quarter/Marigny) . Dan Thompson for State House of Representatives District 105 (parts of Plaquemines, Lafourche, and Jefferson Parishes) . Les Evenchick for State House of Representatives District 93 (French Quarter/Marigny) Due to candidate David Novak's absence, a motion was passed to defer his endorsement consideration until the next general membership meeting. Steve Godfrey to contact Mr. Novak. II. Reports TREASURER Balance 5/17: $568.33 Receipts: 518.00 Expenses: 451.04 Balance 7/5: $635.29 III. New Business NEWSLETTER . Northshore Green Lance Jackson had expressed interest in editing a GNO Greens newsletter. Steve Godfrey, tabling coordinator John Kearney to consult with Lance about this. Further action on this item tabled until next General Membership meeting. NOMINATIONS OF GNOGP COORDINATORS The following individuals were nominated to positions as GNOGP Coordinators and will serve in their respective positions on an interim basis until elections take place at the next General Membership meeting on July 20: . Steve Godfrey: Elections Coordinator . Jennette Ginsburg: Membership Coordinator NO CAFTA The following motions were passed: . GNOGP to join the NO CAFTA coalition . Debbie McManus, Joe Wagner elected as representatives to the coalition. IV. Announcements . Christian Roselund put out a call for submissions to the New Orleans Indymedia site ( http://indymedia.23rdward.org ) . Ben Gordon announced that there will be a demonstration at Mississippi's Stennis Space Center on July 16 from 3:30 to 5:00 PM. Components for the Strategic Defense (sic) Initiative (a/k/a "Star Wars") program are manufactured at Stennis. For information/transportation, call Pax Christi at 522-3751. . Steve Godfrey created a GNOGP Elections events calendar/mailing list which can be accessed at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/gnogp100403 . Brad Mayeux is in communication with people from Jim Hightower's Rolling Thunder Tour regarding a possible Rolling Thunder stop in New Orleans. Mr. Mayeux will keep GNOGP apprised of any developments. V. Next meeting time/place WHEN: Sunday, July 20, 5:00 PM WHERE: Fair Grinds Coffeehouse, 3133 Ponce de Leon (near Whole Foods Grocery's Esplanade Ave. location), upstairs meeting room *The Coordinating Committee will have a brief meeting immediately after the general meeting.
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