July 21 – Running for Boards and Commissions

the July Council of Clubs meeting Saturday, July 21st at 10AM IBEW Local 465, 7444 Trade St, CA 92121 (map) July’s Council of Clubs featured a presentation from Mark Gracyk, of Helix Water District, and José Cerda, of Sweetwater Water District and founding of Chula Vista Democratic Club, on running for Boards and Commissions. We’re often extolled to run […]

June 2018 – Robert’s Rules of Order

the June Council of Clubs meeting is Saturday, June 16th at 10AM IBEW Local 465, 7444 Trade St, CA 92121 (map) This month’s Council of Clubs features a presentation from Doug Case on Robert’s Rules of Order and hearing the minority. Roberts Rules of Order is is the most widely used manual of parliamentary procedure in the United States. At first […]

May 2018 – Leadership development – how to be a better President or Executive Officer

This month’s Council of Clubs features a presentation from Steve Rivera on Leadership development – how to be a better President or Executive Officer. We’ve changed our venue for this month’s Council of Clubs as Nate Fairman has Shop Stewards Training. We’ll be back to IBEW Local 465 in June through the rest of the […]

March 2018 – How to run endorsement meetings

the March Council of Clubs meeting is Saturday, March 17th at 10AM IBEW Local 465, 7444 Trade St, CA 92121 (map) Fred Rogers, VP for Political Action at the San Diego County Democrats for Environmental Action, led this Council of Clubs on how to run endorsement meetings. Fred discussed ways we can strengthen the voice of clubs within the Democratic […]

November 2017 – Grassroots Organizing Team

the November Council of Clubs meeting is Saturday, November 18th at 10AM IBEW Local 465, 7444 Trade St, CA 92121 (map) This month we’re delighted to welcome Hugh Rothman, Director of Grassroots Organizing, to bring us up to date on the work of GO Team. Hugh will also discuss plans on how to transition from all of the pre-endorsement organizing […]

October 2017 – Online Organizing Tools for Political Organizations

There was no Council of Clubs meeting in October 2017, as this was the same date as the County Convention. At the convention John Loughlin gave a presentation – Online Organizing Tools for Political Organizations. The audience participation was great and everyone left having learnt something new about organizing tools, including John. Slides from the […]

September 2017 – Online Payments

the September Council of Clubs meeting Saturday, September 16th at 10AM IBEW Local 465, 7444 Trade St, CA 92121 (map) Not as controversial as Online Voting – Online Payments is the main topic at this month’s meeting. John Loughlin will take us through some of the options to easily, and inexpensively, process debit and credit card payments at club meetings and […]

August 2017 – Filing and Reporting

the August Council of Clubs meeting Saturday, August 19th at 10AM IBEW Local 465, 7444 Trade St, CA 92121 (map) We hope everyone enjoyed Pride weekend, the parade and the festival! This month’s meeting will focus on Filing and Reporting for Clubs. Xavier Martinez will explain what’s required for different types of organizations, but we won’t get into the actual […]