Welcome to the CDP Veterans Caucus' first newsletter! We plan to issue a monthly newsletter with the goal of keeping the entire Caucus engaged and informed! This is YOUR caucus,so please attend the meetings, speak up and offer your ideas and suggestions -- we want to hear from YOU! Upcoming Meetings: There will be a General Caucus meeting via Zoom onJanuary 12, 2018 at 7pm. A separate notice has been sent out for that meeting. There will also be an E-Board meeting on January 24, 2018 as well as another General Caucus meeting on January 25, 2018. All of these meetings will be via Zoom Meetings.
Dues: The Caucus is in the process of revamping the dues structure; however per the current rules all Veterans Caucus memberships expired 12/31/2017. Please pay your dues prior to the Jan 12th meeting if possible. The new dues structure will be:
$10 for Veterans Democratic Club County or Regional Club Member
$25 for Regular Member
$250 for Lifetime Membership
Dues waivers will continue to be available.
Pay Dues Here!
Bylaws: The first read of the proposed new Bylaws will be during the January 12, 2018 meeting. A link has been sent out to all members in the separate meeting notice email. We'd like your input/comments and the document will allow you to both read and make comments. The Bylaws Committee will review all comments.
Caucus Awards: The Caucus traditionally gives out several awards annually. We are accepting nominations from the Caucus membership for ALL awards, including the Chair Award and both the award descriptions and the criteria can be found here. If you'd like to nominate someone for an award(s), please email your nomination to firstname.lastname@example.org. Nominations are due no later than 6pm January 24, 2018.
Upcoming Convention: The next CDP Convention is February 23-25. We don't have a date/time yet for our Caucus meeting but we will have an in person general meeting during the Convention. Please make your travel arrangements now if you plan to go as hotels are booking up quickly. Remember you must have paid your dues for 2018 in order to have voting rights at the 2018 General Caucus meetings.
Your Veterans Caucus Leadership Team
General Meeting - Fall E-Board
Exact Date/Time TBD
Long Beach, CA