Imperial Beach Democratic Club
General Meeting Agenda
Imperial Beach Seaside Candy
150 Palm Ave., Imperial Beach, CA 91932
Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 6:00 pm

1. Pledge of Allegiance
2. Approval of Agenda
3. Approval of Minutes
4. Congratulations Jane King, New GO Team Community Coordinator Imperial Beach
a. Jane will speak about the IB GO Team plans and Introduce Claire Pratt, South Bay Regional Coordinator
b. Claire Pratt Speaks
c. Q & A and sign up sheet for IB GO Team volunteers
5. Introduce New By-Law Amendments
a. Explain newly approved Club rule changes as passed by the San Diego Democratic Party Central Committee on April 16, 2019. (See Attachment) – Anna Webb
b. Entertain a motion to approve new by-laws
c. Vote on implementing new by-laws
6. John Griffin-Atil to Speak about the LGBT Pride Festival parade participation
a. Discuss IBDC participation in the parade
b. Entertain a motion to approve IBDC participation
c. Vote on IBDC participation in the parade
7. Announcements
8. Adjournment

(Next meeting Thursday June 6, 2019)


New By-Law Amendments:

CLUB RULES (Central Committee on 4.16.19 passed the following Bylaw changes for Clubs:
Clubs Meet Individually
The Club shall meet individually at least once quarterly and for all endorsement votes and all meeting dates, times, and locations shall be provided to the SDCDP at least fourteen (14) days prior to the meeting for publication on the SDCDP website. A copy of the notice, agenda, and minutes for business meetings or endorsement meetings shall be supplied via email to the Director of Clubs and the SDCDP. (Email

20 Unique Voting Members for Associate Member
A President of a chartered Democratic Club or Coalition with twenty (20) unique voting members, and the GO Team Regional and Countywide Coordinators, are Associate Members of This Committee (San Diego Democratic Party Central Committee).

Requires Clubs to Charter Annually

Compliance with Club Endorsement Vote
Club Associate members may vote in an Area endorsement recommendation meeting when their club has held a valid endorsement vote in that race, provides the documentation with two of their Officer’s signatures of the Club’s endorsement vote and is bound to the club’s endorsement vote. In a run-off the Associate member shall be bound to the clubs endorsed candidate as long as that candidate is in contention.
If a club fails to comply with the rules concerning endorsements, the Executive Board (San Diego Democratic Party) may suspend all of their endorsement voting rights, until the matter has been resolved.

Conflict of Interest Disclosure
A member of This Committee must disclose any actual or potential material financial interest while addressing a Central Committee Meeting, Executive board Meeting, Area Caucus Meeting, or other official meetings in whole or in part of This Committee, or through written disclosure when communicating through mail, e-mail, or other digital communication, primarily directed towards members of This Committee. The disclosure must include, that said member, the spouse of member, or the domestic partner of the member has an actual or potential material financial interest in advocating for or against a candidate or any initiative.