Minutes from our meeting are below. Please email me with corrections and
I'll post to the site soon.
LPSF Meeting - 8 April 2017
SF Public Library, 4th Floor Conference Room
Attendance Aubrey Freedman Nick Smith Rebecca Lau Françoise Fielding
Greenwold Michael Denny Phil Berg
Activist Reports Rebecca: Attended 4 or 5 Libertarian events; speakers:
Palmer, Larry Reid on Free Speech, GGLR meetup speaking about Free State
Project, Free Market Road Show
Nick: Also attended GGLR event to hear about the FSP and the Free Market
Aubrey: Finally wrote and sent a Newsletter, working on getting speakers
the panel discussion event we are planning. Also attended GGLR event
speaking about FSP.
Jawj: Also went to the FSP event on Tuesday!
Mike: Introduced a group of French dinner party guests to
they were excited to learn more about.
Announcements Gun Show going on at Cow Palace this weekend. Aubrey will
into getting a table for LPSF at the next event, probably in about 3
Free Speech March in Berkeley next weekend
GGLR Monthly Meeting https://www.meetup.com/RonPaulSF/events/239058405/
JSA Semi-Annual Convention - Aubrey will be tabling
California Libertarian Party Annual State Convention
https://ca.lp.org/convention-2017/ This will be held in the Bay Area for
first time in years, in Santa Clara. The speakers are announced
Friedman and Patrick Byrne.
Membership / Newsletter Report 21 lifetime members, 23 regular members -
total Aubrey: Record keeping by the State party is still messed up, but
are working on it.
Newsletter sent out to 237 people, with only a few bounces and one
Webmaster update: Full access to site administration is transferred,
credentials are changed. Backup service is expiring and will renew on
($30/yr). Calendar module is fully working and auto-imports events from
ca.lp.org, lp.org, our meetup group. Added some analytics to get an
how many people visit our website. AI: Nick to take a look at Yahoo!
list to fix timezone issue (event times in GMT)
Treasurer’s Report Bank of America: $4612.11 Paypal: $946.27 Total:
Change to Credit Union Starchild has previously told us about SF Fire
Union Mike banks with SF Federal Credit Union and highly recommends
Either option seems good, the biggest deciding factor for us is
Jawj, our Secretary, lives in Oakland and wants something near the
Aubrey called the IRS yesterday and gave them all the information, needs
mail a letter into the IRS requesting this information-- this will take
least a month.
Vote to switch to SF Federal Credit Union Aubrey makes the motion,
seconds. The resolution passes with 5 votes for, 0 votes against. In
Aubrey, Françoise, Mike, Jawj, Nick
4th Annual Panel Discussion Topic: Sanctuary Cities Opposing side
Steve Frank -- he is a writer for California Political Review
http://www.capoliticalreview.com/. Pro side: Contacted David Campos,
seemed interested, but since has been unresponsive. Also reached out to
Adachi, who replied he is not available. Matt Gonzalez, who has not
all. Then Aubrey tried Sandra Fuhr, but she has not responded either.
suggested to try Kevin DeLeon, but has no response. Also contacted Jane
whose office declined. Most recently: Tim Redman, editor of 48 Hills--
for a response, but not for too much longer.
Aubrey was looking to use the main library as the location, hoping to
room for about 50 people, but it is booked through the summer. Looking
other locations, Aubrey has looked at the Mechanics Institute, the
Church, and the Jewish Community Center.