Two Email Ballots Passed- Email Ballot 2017-14: Restructure COC and Email Ballot 2017-15: Appoint Erin Adams to COC

Some background information is needed. The Region 7 Alternate position was vacated and Erin Adams was appointed. However, Erin had already been appointed and working hard on the Convention Committee at a critical time. The Policy Manual limited the number of LNC seats on the Convention Committee and her promotion would have disqualified her. My…

June Membership Report

The June Membership Report has been released, and a copy can be found here. I have started to compile a running chart of how our Region’s BSM numbers are trending. Membership numbers are trending down, and we need to boost this. I have continued the program of calling lapsed members. This report has some interesting…

Transparency Concerns

As many are aware, I was one of the LNC appointees to the Bylaws Committee and have been an advocate for transparency along with Kim Ruff, Chuck Moulton, and David Pratt Demarest. Here is my last email to the LNC on this matter for your information: We had a discussion about this before on the…

Email Ballot 2017-13: Issues of LPNews

Co-Sponsors: Hayes, Bilyeu, Goldstein, Redpath, Harlos, Demarest Motion: to allow staff the discretion to choose between publishing a total of five or six physical issues of LPNews for the year of 2017, subject to the approval of the Chairman. Voting “aye”: Bilyeu, Bittner, Demarest, Goldstein, Hagan, Hayes, Hewitt, Katz, Lark, Marsh, McKnight, Redpath Voting “nay”:…