October 10 Meeting Summary Club Election

October 10 Meeting Summary

This post offers an October 10 meeting summary.  The full minutes are attached here and can also be found, anytime, from the Topic Archive box found in the lower right column.  Click on topics and then in the drop-down box, minutes. Following an Elections 2013 update by Peter Crosta, elections were held for Corresponding Secretary and Recording Secretary.  Ed Yutkowitz (Corresponding Secretary) and Kathy Slawinski (Recording Secretary) were nominated and elected unanimously by voice vote. Assemblymember Deborah Glick reported to the membership.  She stated that she would be supporting all 6 of the referenda on the November ballot.  She also discussed a number […]

VID Endorsed New York City Council, Comptroller and DA Candidates

On Thursday April 11th VID Endorsed New York City Council, Comptroller and DA Candidates at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 83 Christopher Street before a packed house of members, elected and hoping-to-be elected officials.  (Click here for pictures) Following the District Leader reports from Keen Berger and Jonathan Geballe,  candidates were each given six minutes to speak followed by questions from attendees and then endorsement statements from VID members.  UPDATE:  April 2013 VID General Meeting Minutes April 11, 2013 VID members were qualified to vote at this endorsement meeting if they became a member of VID on or before Friday, January 11, 2013. Winners of […]

Village Independent Democrats Examine the Devilish Details of Immigration Reform

On Thursday, March 14 Village Independent Democrats examine the Devilish Details of Immigration Reform – UPDATE: March 14, 2013 Minutes with panelists Rev. Donna Schapper of Judson Church and Emily Arsenault, Senator Gillibrand’s regional director and past campaign chair for New York State Attorney General Eric  Schneiderman.  Moderating the panel will be Keen Berger, District Leader for the 66th NYS Assembly District, Part A. Among the devilish details to be explored are whether this will be the year that a comprehensive immigration reform package will be realized.  What can be done to make the legislation fair; should judges consider community support; will securing boarders […]

VID General Membership Meeting on Feb. 21st – UPDATED

VID General Membership Meeting St. John’s Lutheran Church 83 Christopher Street Thursday, February 21, 2013 7:00 PM     Agenda I-   District Leaders Report- Keen Berger, Jonathan Geballe II- Forum- Voting Reforms for New York State- Facilitator-Jonathan Geballe; Panelists: Douglas A. Kellner- Co-Chair, NYS Board of Elections Jerry Goldfeder-Election Lawyer, and author of Goldfeder’s Modern Election Law III- Report of Committee Chairs a. Campaign- Peter Crosta & David Kruger b. Fundraising- Marti Speranza, Nadine Hoffmann c. Technology- Nat Johnson & Lucia Fedora d. Voter Registration/Community Outreach- Celia Wu IV- New Business UPDATE:  VID General Meeting Minutes February 21, 2013 Save The Date […]