General Meetings

Join Us in San Jose

August 23-25, 2019

2019 California Democratic Party Summer Executive Board Meeting

DoubleTree by Hilton San Jose
2050 Gateway Place, San Jose CA 95110

The tentative agenda and hotel information for the CDP Executive Board Meeting in San Jose on August 23-25 are now posted. The Rural Caucus will be meeting that weekend. Day and time TBD.

Our primary goals for this meeting include:

            • Submitting updates to the Rural Plank in the CDP Platform. Note: The Party Platform will be finalized at the Long Beach Convention in November 2019. Please let me know if you are interested in working on this. So far, Resa Barillas, Lise Talbott, Kevin Hendrick and Christina Caro have expressed interest.
            • Securing the outcome of the Resolutions we passed at Convention. Note that timely Resolutions to the CDP are DUE July 24, 2019 AT 5 pm
            • Ratifying changes to the Nominations and Elections procedures in our bylaws. Please get your recommendations to Susan Rowe, Chair of the ByLaws Committee.
            • Discussion on actions needed to address the fire insurance crisis.

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Join Us in San Francisco

May 31 – June 2, 2019

2019 California Democratic Party Convention

Moscone Center

747 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

Room 204/205

Rural Caucus Meeting Friday, May 31, 2019 at 4:45 pm

Please arrive early. Credentialing begins at 4:15 pm, the doors will open at 4:30 pm

Learn more at: https://cdpruralcaucus.org/announcements

Agenda (TENTATIVE Updated 5-21-2019)
CDP Rural Caucus Meeting during the 2019 CDP Convention in SF
Friday, May 31, 2019 from 4:45 to 6:30 pm
Room 204/205 Moscone Center, 747 Howard St, San Francisco, CA 94103

                  1. Call to Order – 4:45 pm (Note: Doors open at 4:30 pm)
                  2. Roll call/ Ratification of Quorum
                  3. Pledge
                  4. Officer Elections – Candidate Statements
                  • Poll opens at the start of the meeting
                  • Election Official explains the voting procedure – 5 pm
                  • Candidates in contested elections will be given one minute each to speak
                  1. Vote on Amendments to the Caucus Bylaws – 5:15 pm
                  1. Consideration of Resolutions and Legislation – 5:20 pm
                  1. Chair’s Report (1 minute) – 5:25 pm
                  2. Secretary’s Report (1 minute)
                  • Minutes from November E Board Meeting
                  1. Treasurer’s Report (1 minute)
                  • Update on our balance since November E-Board.
                  1. Regional Chair Reports (1 minute each) – 5:30 pm
                  2. Last Call to Register (per the Bylaws) – 5:40 pm
                  3. Poll is closed – 5:45 pm
                  4. Last Call to Vote – 5:47 pm
                  5. Ballot Box is Sealed – 5:49 pm
                  6. Candidates for CDP Chairs to speak (2 minutes each) – 5:50 pm Rural Caucus CDP Chair Candidate Questionnaires returned.
                  7. Legislative Updates – 6 pm
                  • State Senator Mike McGuire to speak (3 minutes)
                  • State Assemblymember Cecilia M. Aguiar-Curry (3 minutes)
                  1. Good of the Order – 6:10 pm
                  • Speaking length will be allocated based on the number of speakers and the time available.
                  1. Election Results – 6:25 pm
                  2. Meeting adjourns – 6:30 pm