Convention 2017

SAVE THE DATE! Our 2017 MGIP Annual Convention that will be held on Sunday, May 21st at Viles Arboretum, 153 Hospital Street, Augusta.

Registration will begin at 9:00AM and we will say farewell at 5:00PM.  A $20 registration fee is recommended, but no one will be turned away.  We'll be sharing a potluck lunch, so please bring your favorite salads, appetizers or desserts!
 
This year in addition to regular Party business, we’re honored that  Dr Jill Stein our 2012/2016 Presidential candidate and, from Maine Penobscot Tribe, Dawn Neptune Adams will be our speakers.
 
We’ll also vote on Party Bylaws. Changes must be submitted by April 21st. [info on where to submit to come]

The State Committee will have openings and we will be accepting nominations for both officers and members at large.  We will also have nominations for National and International Representatives, to help keep Maine voices in the forefront of Green issues around the world.

We're looking for members for the newly formed Maine Green Women's Caucus.  For more info on that, contact Jacqui  vie email at jacquio50@yahoo.com
 
We hope you will be a part of our annual gathering in this important year when we are welcoming Berners and other DemExit folks.  We will have more information coming as we work out the schedule and other speakers. We look forward to seeing you there!

PRELIMINARY CONVENTION SCHEDULE

[Subject to change]


9-9:30AM: Registration

9:45-10AM: Welcome By MGIP Co-Chairs/Blessing Dawn Neptune Adams
 
10-10:30AM: Election of Convention Officers
 
9:30-10AM: Treasurer's Report and Budget Approval
 
10:30-11AM: By Law Changes
 
11-11:30AM: Jill Stein Presidential candidate [2012 & 2016]
 
11:30AM-12PM: Committees/Women's Caucus
 
12-1:30PM: Lunch/Award
 
1:30-2PM: Dawn Neptune Adams/Standing Rock
 
2- 2:30PM: Elections of SC/NC/IC
 
2:30--3PM: Goals
 
3-5PM: TBA
 
5PM: Closing Statement from new SC
 
Any questions please contact: jacquio50@yahoo.com
 
Sincerely,
 
The Maine Green Independent Party State Committee

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