General Meeting - 4/23/2017

Minutes EBDSA General Meeting 4/23/2017 1pm-5pm

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ExComm Meeting - 4/9/2017

Present at the meeting: 

ExComm Members: Mary Virginia, Molly Armstrong, Michael McCowan, Ari, Benjamin Fife, Angad, Jeremy, Susan Chacin, Jess Dervin Ackerman

Non-ExComm DSA members: Michael Kaufman, Spencer, Noah, Zach, Dan, Frances, Derek

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ExComm Meeting Notes 3/12/2017

10 members of the ExComm were present present for this meeting- 1, Molly Armstrong, was absent.

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ExCom committee meeting 2/12/2017

EBDSA Executive Committee minutes 2/12/2017

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Executive Committee Minutes: Jan. 29, 2017

DSA Executive Committee meeting, January 29, 2017

Executive Committee (ExComm) members present at the meeting: Michael Nye, Michael McCowan, Kevin Wright, Susan Chacin, Jess Dervin-Ackerman, Molly Armstrong, Angad Bhalla, Jeremy Gong, Ari Marcantonio, Mary Virginia Watson, and Benjamin Fife.

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Coordinating Committee Minutes: Jan. 9, 2017

DSA Coordinating Committee meeting, January 5, 2016

The meeting began at approximately 7:05 p.m. on Thursday, January 5, 2016, with committee reports.

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Coordinating Committee Minutes: Dec. 19, 2016

DSA Coordinating Committee meeting, January 19, 2016, 7–9 p.m.

At the outset of the meeting, Tim discussed the agenda, and Ari set the ground rules for the meeting. Tim took the role of meeting chair, and Jeremy kept the stack for the meeting. Aleta joined the meeting by speakerphone a few minutes after the meeting started and, while Ari went to let Molly into the building, Ben reiterated the ground rules for Aleta.

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Coordinating Committee Minutes: Nov. 23, 2016

DSA Conference Call: November 23, 2016

At the outset of the call, there was a brief discussion of conference call technologies that might be considered, Peg from National had offered a couple options of which the technology we used was one. Megan pointed out that Slack has a video conference call option.

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General Meeting Minutes: Nov. 19, 2016

10 a.m.: Erika welcomed the group and discussed the facilitation roles she and Jeremy will be taking. She thanked the long term members of DSA as well as new members and stated the goal for this meeting is to create a plan of action. She noted that an agenda has been emailed around and distributes some hard copies of the agenda. She started the meeting with an invitation for all present to introduce themselves stating their names, hopes for what they would get from this meeting and skills that they have to offer, and whether they are DSA members.

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General Meeting Minutes: Nov. 12, 2016

Early in the meeting, before a secretary role was assigned, several topics were discussed, among them the website, SURJ (Showing Up for Racial Justice), and upcoming screenings of the Ava Duvernay film, "The 13th" that will be happening soon in Vallejo and elsewhere. A member also discussed the topic of First Friday tabling in Oakland as a potential venue for recruitment and raising awareness of issues. Another member discussed the personal impact her recent trip to Standing Rock had and suggested that those present try to take a week if possible to visit the protest site. The urgency of the work of protesters at Standing Rock fighting peacefully to stop DAPL was emphasized.

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