From United States Pirate Party
- Website & Taxonomy
- Supporting local and state chapters
- Other platforms for our meetings and publicly sharing this content quickly
Record of the meeting
[9:00pm] Pirate_Joe: We are at time, ids please. [9:00pm] OGPAF: Johann Drolshagen, Webmaster, California [9:00pm] Pirate_Joe: Joseph Onoroski, Captain, MA [9:01pm] Bosun: Joseph Klein, quartermaster, WI [9:01pm] jokeefe: James O’Keefe, MA [9:01pm] Pirate_Joe: So I would like to start with one quick added note [9:01pm] Pirate_Joe: I added a lot of users on crew CRM [9:01pm] Pirate_Joe: including Peot [9:01pm] Pirate_Joe: *Poet [9:02pm] Poet: Do I also ID myself as a new crew member? [9:02pm] Pirate_Joe: If you wish, usually it's for council members and rep from each state [9:02pm] jokeefe: Agenda at https://wiki.pirate-party.us/PNC_11/11/19 [9:02pm] papegaai: Title: PNC 11/11/19 - United States Pirate Party (at wiki.pirate-party.us) [9:02pm] Pirate_Joe: Since we are rebuilding, we are relaxed on such things [9:03pm] Pirate_Joe: Your thoughts on matters will still be welcome though [9:03pm] Pirate_Joe: 1) Website & Taxonomy [9:03pm] OGPAF: shoot [9:04pm] Pirate_Joe: So I sent Bosun the email you sent me and Jokeefe [9:05pm] OGPAF: thought I copied everybody, sorry [9:05pm] Pirate_Joe: Though I recommend any letters should be sent to SAB Mailing List <firstname.lastname@example.org> so we all get it. [9:05pm] OGPAF: can do [9:05pm] Bosun: I got it twice [9:05pm] OGPAF: thurough [9:05pm] Pirate_Joe: I also updated you on crew CRM to organizer so you should be able to get in there now. [9:06pm] OGPAF: in and added a photo [9:06pm] Pirate_Joe: I see the list you sent as a good start. [9:06pm] Pirate_Joe: I am sure that we will have many added in over time. [9:06pm] OGPAF: thank you [9:06pm] OGPAF: to infinity and beyond [9:06pm] Pirate_Joe: Any updates on the website? [9:07pm] OGPAF: federal elections in, starting on states, bringing in some interns to help, really need to a) get some content; and, b) I need a chapter to practice the setup properly [9:08pm] OGPAF: would really like to do a training with the board [9:08pm] OGPAF: training=orientation [9:08pm] Pirate_Joe: Jokeefe, is there any way we can request someone from MA to help with content? [9:09pm] jokeefe: training sounds good OGPAF [9:09pm] jokeefe: We can ask [9:09pm] Pirate_Joe: Or perhaps request it from designanddraft? [9:09pm] OGPAF: there is a lot already out there that can be brought in via rss [9:09pm] OGPAF: K'Tetch and Falkvinge [9:09pm] Pirate_Joe: the other thought for content is to reach out to the PPI [9:10pm] Pirate_Joe: Aye [9:10pm] OGPAF: absolutely [9:10pm] OGPAF: are we going to re-establish that connection? [9:10pm] Pirate_Joe: I am sure that more than two PPI would be happy to share content. [9:10pm] Pirate_Joe: I am not opposed, though we have plenty to do on our own before knocking on that door. [9:11pm] OGPAF: understood [9:11pm] Pirate_Joe: Establishing a solid system is a good start. Though content for the website is pretty important. [9:11pm] jokeefe: Reliably posting on our blog would be a good first start [9:12pm] Pirate_Joe: Agreed [9:12pm] OGPAF: also, running job/volunteer postings looking for help each week [9:12pm] Pirate_Joe: Do you have access to the blog Jokeefe? [9:13pm] jokeefe: of course [9:13pm] jokeefe: I can create an accounts for whomever needs it. I believe Pirate_Joe and Bosun are also admins [9:13pm] Pirate_Joe: Would you mind scheduling a training for OGPAF on it? [9:14pm] OGPAF: mt schedule is wide open [9:14pm] jokeefe: sure. [9:14pm] OGPAF: *my [9:14pm] Bosun: Yep I have been in. [9:14pm] Pirate_Joe: I am an admin, just set OGPAF as an org. Will that do for the blog? [9:14pm] jokeefe: sure. [9:15pm] jokeefe: it is just wordpress [9:15pm] Pirate_Joe: Ok, that's all I have for the Website. Anything else? [9:15pm] OGPAF: I'm good [9:15pm] Pirate_Joe: 2) Supporting local and state chapters [9:16pm] Pirate_Joe: Our current set up is a bit slow and very passive. [9:16pm] Pirate_Joe: I would like to open this part to everyone. Thoughts? [9:16pm] OGPAF: does the party organization structure look correct? https://usa.piratesparty.org/about [9:18pm] Pirate_Joe: If someone orders merch, where does the money go? [9:18pm] OGPAF: will there be a difference in structure between board and chapter? [9:18pm] OGPAF: to pay for the Party Hierarchy [9:18pm] OGPAF: see, my reboot document [9:19pm] Bosun: URL? [9:19pm] Pirate_Joe: ^ [9:19pm] OGPAF: https://usa.piratesparty.org/financial-plan [9:19pm] jokeefe: I would suggest a split between the state and national [9:19pm] OGPAF: I did [9:20pm] OGPAF: that's why I ask about the lesser chapters [9:20pm] OGPAF: and candidates [9:20pm] Pirate_Joe: We can not use the funds to go to the states unfortunately unless we register in each state. [9:21pm] OGPAF: correct, but we can support in kind [9:21pm] Pirate_Joe: We can however use the funds to donate to running national candidates. [9:21pm] OGPAF: and pickup discretionary expenses [9:21pm] Pirate_Joe: Even in-kind is limited. [9:21pm] Pirate_Joe: Well, depends on the state. [9:21pm] OGPAF: hence multiple formations [9:21pm] Pirate_Joe: MA is limited. [9:22pm] OGPAF: please know - that plan is just because I had to get something together - it is all flexible [9:22pm] OGPAF: even the images are imbeds so they can be changed in live time [9:22pm] Pirate_Joe: Motion to table this discussion to another meeting [9:22pm] OGPAF: post orientation please [9:22pm] jokeefe: Discussion over sab? [9:22pm] OGPAF: 2nd [9:23pm] OGPAF: can do [9:23pm] Pirate_Joe: First send to SAB, then discuss for next meeting then? [9:23pm] Bosun: Ok [9:23pm] Pirate_Joe: All in favor? [9:24pm] OGPAF: aye - https://docs.google.com/document/d/1DhO32svbEh-c4eZJjcBNfPTVyChiaeB8e3lj4_dDzxo/edit?usp=sharing [9:24pm] papegaai: Title: US Pirate Party Rebooted - Google Documenten (at docs.google.com) [9:24pm] jokeefe: aye [9:24pm] Bosun: aye [9:24pm] Pirate_Joe: aye [9:24pm] Pirate_Joe: Motion passes [9:24pm] Pirate_Joe: OGPAF, please send your current plan for this to the SAB and we will discuss this during the next meeting. [9:25pm] OGPAF: can do [9:25pm] Pirate_Joe: Thank you [9:25pm] Pirate_Joe: So in supporting the state and local chapters, what was in place previously? [9:25pm] Pirate_Joe: I know we have training documents for how to get things going, correct? [9:26pm] Pirate_Joe: https://wiki.pirate-party.us/Main_Page [9:26pm] papegaai: Title: United States Pirate Party (at wiki.pirate-party.us) [9:27pm] jokeefe: https://wiki.pirate-party.us/New_State_Guide [9:27pm] papegaai: Title: New State Guide - United States Pirate Party (at wiki.pirate-party.us) [9:27pm] Pirate_Joe: https://wiki.pirate-party.us/Local_Party_Organization [9:27pm] papegaai: Title: Local Party Organization - United States Pirate Party (at wiki.pirate-party.us) [9:27pm] Pirate_Joe: https://www.masspirates.org/blog/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/How2Run4Office.pdf [9:27pm] OGPAF: good stuff [9:28pm] OGPAF: I'll try to get it added this week [9:29pm] Pirate_Joe: Poet, it seems that we have nothing going on in Tennessee, how can we support you? [9:29pm] OGPAF: ditto [9:30pm] Pirate_Joe: Sorry if I put you in the spotlight. [9:31pm] Poet: Sorry, lots of information in those URL's; I'm pretty young and new to all of this, so I'm not sure how to answer that. [9:31pm] Pirate_Joe: I would be happy to also discuss this with you over our mailing list as well. [9:31pm] OGPAF: time [9:31pm] Pirate_Joe: Thank you for joining us everyone, motion to adjourn? [9:31pm] OGPAF: 2nd [9:31pm] Bosun: So moved [9:31pm] Pirate_Joe: all in favor? [9:31pm] OGPAF: aye [9:31pm] Bosun: aye [9:31pm] Pirate_Joe: aye [9:32pm] jokeefe: aye [9:32pm] Bosun left the chat room. (Quit: Leaving) [9:32pm] jokeefe: I’ll post the notes [9:32pm] OGPAF: Poet - don't be a stranger [9:32pm] OGPAF left the chat room. (Quit: https://webchat.pirateirc.net/) [9:32pm] Pirate_Joe: Agreed, when voting, you are welcome to say Aye or Nay. [9:33pm] Pirate_Joe: We are working towards everyone having a voice. If you are unsure, please do not hesitate in asking for clarification. [9:33pm] Poet: Will do!