PNC 05/03/17

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::PNC Meeting Agenda::

--- 05/03/2017 21:00h EDT ---
Room: #pnc


Record of the meeting


1.1 - Members of the PNC


  • Sayyida, Rep. from WIPP
  • jokeefe, acting Rep. from MAPP




1.2 - At Large Members of the PNC

1.3 - Officers of the PNC

Chairperson Joseph Klein

Vice Chair James O’Keefe

Secretary Lucia Fiero

1.4 - Other Attendess


  • Meeting called to order at: __:___pm EDT
  • Meeting chaired by _________
  • Secretary for this meeting is _________
  • Quorum is established: ___ out of 8 Members present
  • Logging Enabled: Yes

3 - Review of previous minutes


Status of CAPP

4.1 - Short Report From Committees

IT Committee

We need an IT committe

5 - Agenda Items

CAPP Set National Election Date (overdue)

Platform Committee Looking for volunteers, send email to with [USPP] in subject

- AOB -

  • Next meeting: _5/17/2017_ at 9:00 PM EDT
  • Meeting closed: _9:53PM___________

Logs of the Meeting

[9:05pm] bosun: ok - i'LL sTART - Joseph Thomas Klein : USPP Chair/Wisconsin
[9:05pm] Sayyida: oh and he has sugar gliders (haha) sorry totally not important
[9:06pm] Bluestreak: Lucia Fiero, Secretary, Massachusetts
[9:06pm] Sayyida: Megan Cochran: Wisconsin State Rep
[9:06pm] jokeefe: James O’Keefe, outgoing Vice Chair, Massachusetts
[9:07pm] Bluestreak: tanager_?
[9:07pm] tanager_: Scott Tankard: (currently non-official); proposed State Rep from California
[9:08pm] Bluestreak: Motion to put issue of CAPP first.
[9:08pm] bosun: Anyone else?
[9:08pm] bosun: OK
[9:08pm] Viktyr: Viktyr Gehrig, observer from the State of Wyoming
[9:08pm] Sayyida: horay horay the gang's all here
[9:08pm] jokeefe: agenda:
[9:09pm] Bluestreak: Ahoy, Viktyr!
[9:09pm] Bluestreak: Thanks, jokeefe!
[9:09pm] bosun: Do we have a second for the CA proposal?
[9:11pm] jokeefe: MA approved their admittance
[9:11pm] jokeefe: can WI second?
[9:11pm] Sayyida: Yea i do
[9:11pm] bosun: WI?
[9:11pm] Sayyida: sorry comp is still catching up
[9:11pm] Sayyida: I fully second
[9:11pm] bosun: OK
[9:11pm] Bluestreak: Yay
[9:11pm] bosun: Any discussion?
[9:11pm] tanager_:
[9:12pm] Sayyida: I am sorry about the delay for the second tanager_, I did not me to keep you waiting hahaha
[9:12pm] Bluestreak: tanager_ do you have a report?
[9:12pm] jokeefe: do we only have reps. from MA and WI?
[9:12pm] tanager_: Sayyida: no worries!
[9:12pm] Sayyida: do not now have CA?
[9:12pm] Bluestreak: Viktryr is not a rep. 
[9:13pm] bosun: I am afraid we are the few showing up.
[9:13pm] Sayyida: Viktyr, what do you need to get your party up and running? Is there something anyone of us can do?
[9:13pm] tanager_: Bluestreak: i can definitely give a report. what all topics?
[9:13pm] Bluestreak: Just how CAPP followed proceedure.
[9:13pm] bosun: Let's  accept CA pending any objections from those not in attendance
[9:13pm] Bluestreak: Fine by me.
[9:14pm] Viktyr: Sayyida: I do not know. There's only me and my kinswoman, and my efforts to organize outreach have failed. I need *some* kind of help, but I do not know what kind.
[9:14pm] bosun: They can hang us later.
[9:14pm] Viktyr: Sayyida: I am not *qualified* for this. I am only doing it because it must be done, and there is noone else.
[9:14pm] jokeefe: thanks, Viktyr
[9:14pm] tanager_: how many are not in attendance? (just curious)
[9:15pm] Sayyida: Viktyr, hmmm bosun lets get a goup chat with them on hangouts later
[9:15pm] Sayyida: what happened to new york?
[9:15pm] Zongva left the chat room. (Ping timeout: 252 seconds)
[9:15pm] tanager_: Bluestreak: procedure… we ratified the PNC Bylaws by general vote, and elected our Primary and Secondary State Reps the same way
[9:15pm] Sayyida: also where is lilz?
[9:15pm] jokeefe: sick
[9:15pm] Sayyida: loz*
[9:15pm] Sayyida: liz**
[9:15pm] Viktyr: Sayyida: Kusanagi is ill and will not be joining us.
[9:15pm] bosun: GA dissolved, NY  is in disarray, FL has not been to the meeting ...
[9:16pm] jokeefe: bosun, I am fine with admitting CA
[9:16pm] Bluestreak: Sounds excellent. Is this all done on slack or do you have a 2ndry place you post meeting notes, tanager_?
[9:16pm] Sayyida: Viktyr, i need to send her a get well
[9:16pm] bosun: We are letting CA in.
[9:17pm] tanager_: Bluestreak: we mirror everything on both Slack and our Rocket.Chat at
[9:17pm] Bluestreak: Kusanagi reports things are moving forward in NY
[9:17pm] Bluestreak: Thank you!
[9:17pm] bosun: Good. We need to start turning the  lights back on. America needs  us.
[9:18pm] Bluestreak: Shall we vote to admit?
[9:18pm] bosun: Call the vote.
[9:18pm] Bluestreak: Me? All in favor?
[9:18pm] jokeefe: MA says aye
[9:18pm] Sayyida: aye
[9:18pm] Sayyida: we have a aye from WI
[9:19pm] bosun: No objections.
[9:19pm] bosun: We are what we are at this point, let's work on rebuilding.
[9:20pm] Sayyida: agreed
[9:20pm] Bluestreak: Motion carries.
[9:20pm] Bluestreak: Welcome CAPP!
[9:21pm] bosun: Tanger, tell us about CA please
[9:21pm] tanager_: thanks!
[9:21pm] tanager_: glad to be here
[9:21pm] Sayyida: (^_^)v
[9:21pm] Sayyida: tanager_, I am happy we have CA on board now!
[9:22pm] Zongva joined the chat room.
[9:22pm] tanager_: bosun: things are still moving, we're working on several different projects
[9:23pm] tanager_: we recently started using GitHub issues to track our activities, you can see a fair bit of what we're up to there
[9:23pm] bosun: URL?
[9:23pm] tanager_: the RocketChat/Slack is our main organizing venue, unfortunately it is not publicly viewable yet but we plan to make it so
[9:23pm] tanager_: GitHub is at
[9:24pm] tanager_:
[9:24pm] papegaai: Title: Issues · calpirateparty/CAPP · GitHub (at
[9:25pm] tanager_: see also
[9:25pm] tanager_:
[9:25pm] papegaai: Title: Issues · calpirateparty/GLAP · GitHub (at
[9:25pm] bosun: Cool - Good Work!
[9:26pm] tanager_: GLAP (Greater LA Pirates) aim to focus on strategizing for elections soon and running people for local office
[9:27pm] Sayyida: cool!
[9:27pm] Sayyida: what seats are open?
[9:27pm] tanager_: Researching how best to go about it and "threat-modeling" the electoral landscape, if you will
[9:28pm] bosun: When can we go public?
[9:28pm] Sayyida: I have no idea about LA but how small can you start?
[9:28pm] tanager_: Sayyida: not sure lol. We're focusing small/local elections to start
[9:28pm] tanager_: municipalities, school boards
[9:28pm] Sayyida: beans
[9:28pm] bosun: Bottom up! Good.
[9:28pm] tanager_: bosun: what do you mean by go public?
[9:29pm] Sayyida: that is the best way, you need to roll and scoot before you crawl ect..
[9:29pm] Bluestreak: I plan on posting about your progress on the USPP media
[9:29pm] Bluestreak: So let us know what you want reported.
[9:29pm] tanager_: Bluestreak: cool, please do
[9:30pm] Viktyr: I have an especial interest in school boards, and I think they are one area where our ideology is most needed.
[9:30pm] bosun: Press ... Make PR.
[9:30pm] tanager_: at the CAPP level we're very much focused on recruitment and are lookong to clarify our short-term objectives soon
[9:30pm] jokeefe: are folks receiving the emails to hello@ ?
[9:31pm] tanager_: jokeefe: hello@ where CAPP? or USPP?
[9:31pm] jokeefe: USPP email alias
[9:32pm] Bluestreak: I see the @hello emails at sutralu
[9:32pm] bosun: You mean crew.uspirates?
[9:32pm] tanager_: bosun, Bluestreak i will be in contact with the others and get you some press copy for CAPP
[9:33pm] Bluestreak: Great!
[9:33pm] Bluestreak: We are near half time. Want to remind people we need to set times for board elections.
[9:34pm] Sayyida: that is long long overdue
[9:34pm] bosun: I have a press buddy in LA - can I pass contact?
[9:35pm] jokeefe: bosun, yes, need to check crew as well
[9:35pm] Bluestreak: Someone volunteered for IT on Facebook but isn't here.
[9:35pm] bosun: OK - I will hear proposals for our board election.
[9:35pm] tanager_: bosun: we'd be delighted to be in contact with press
[9:36pm] Bluestreak: We could use IT vounteers from CA
[9:36pm] tanager_: bosun: you can email or Signal me their contact info if you like, or send by email to the capp gmail
[9:36pm] Repentinus joined the chat room.
[9:37pm] Sayyida: Bluestreak, is kusinagi gonna be with us later on? Has she "retired" from the PP or is she still on board.
[9:37pm] Sayyida: I understand shes out sick
[9:37pm] bosun: Sayyida and I need to work on our Illinois people.
[9:37pm] Bluestreak: I posted before you logged on: She is ill tonight
[9:38pm] Bluestreak: She is unofficial from NY until they have their org sorted, if there are no objections.
[9:38pm] bosun: tanger - OK
[9:38pm] Sayyida: bosun, yea we do. I will try to contact the guy. I don't rememeber his name, but I think patrick?
[9:38pm] Sayyida: or kyle...
[9:38pm] bosun: The camedian.
[9:38pm] Bluestreak: Plus she gives me excellent IT assistance.
[9:38pm] bosun: comedian
[9:38pm] Bluestreak: Kael.
[9:38pm] Sayyida: Bluestreak, Kael is cool. I like her
[9:39pm] bosun: The girl from Kypton. ... yea I know I promised not yto make fun of names or national origins
[9:40pm] Bluestreak: So when should we hold elections?
[9:41pm] Sayyida: A month you think?
[9:41pm] tanager_: I say as soon as possible
[9:41pm] bosun: How about two weeks from today?
[9:41pm] Sayyida: sounds good
[9:41pm] Sayyida: the sooner the better
[9:41pm] jokeefe: fine
[9:41pm] bosun: Propose and we make it so.
[9:41pm] bosun: No disagreement?
[9:41pm] bosun: CA?
[9:41pm] Sayyida: no
[9:41pm] Bluestreak: 2 weeks is fine by me
[9:42pm] Sayyida: I second it
[9:42pm] bosun: I think we are voting?
[9:42pm] Bluestreak: Aye
[9:42pm] Sayyida: i propose an elecion in two weeks from today next wednesday
[9:42pm] bosun: Tanager?
[9:43pm] bosun: Can CA field any candidates?
[9:43pm] tanager_: two weeks sounds good to me!
[9:44pm] tanager_: bosun: unfortunately i don't expect so
[9:44pm] bosun: OK ... two weeks then.
[9:44pm] bosun: CA can stack the  board next year.
[9:44pm] Bluestreak: lol
[9:44pm] Bluestreak: So long as you have a rep you can participate nationally
[9:45pm] jokeefe: who will post/email the announcement?
[9:46pm] bosun: Put it on the website and our international lists.
[9:46pm] Bluestreak: I will. Tomorrw
[9:46pm] Bluestreak: I have been using the blog this week.
[9:47pm] bosun: Make it so.
[9:47pm] Sayyida: so let it be writen so let it be done
[9:47pm] bosun: Anything else for tonight?
[9:47pm] Bluestreak: wait
[9:47pm] Bluestreak: I got a call
[9:47pm] Viktyr: I wanted to announce the revival of the platform committee after my unfortunate hiatus.
[9:48pm] bosun: We wait.
[9:48pm] jokeefe: was just going to paste that in
[9:48pm] jokeefe:
[9:48pm] Bluestreak: Oh this is it
[9:48pm] Bluestreak: I remembered
[9:48pm] Viktyr: That's all I remember, CAPP, board, platform.
[9:48pm] Bluestreak: jokeefe, my times in Colloquy are all weird, can you post the notes?
[9:49pm] Bluestreak: Maybe you can explain to me how to get the times right at some point, too.
[9:49pm] bosun: OK ... can we chalk this up as another under an hour meeting?
[9:49pm] Bluestreak: That was my last point of the eve.
[9:49pm] jokeefe: sure
[9:49pm] Bluestreak: Thanks!
[9:49pm] jokeefe: I can post
[9:49pm] Bluestreak: I would love to end now I am beat
[9:50pm] bosun: Shall we adjourn?
[9:50pm] Sayyida: i submit the motion
[9:50pm] bosun: Any objections?
[9:50pm] Sayyida: not from me
[9:50pm] Sayyida: anyone else?
[9:50pm] tanager joined the chat room.
[9:50pm] Bluestreak: Thanks for being here all
[9:51pm] bosun: OK - Let's go do our homework. See you all in two weeks.
[9:51pm] tanager: aye, happy to have been