Convention 2016

The 4th Annual GCLP Convention will be held upstairs at Center Street Smokehouse. The evening will consist of an optional dinner at 6:00 PM followed by the convention meeting at 7:30PM. A detailed convention agenda will be posted by Dave Olsen, Chair prior to the event.

For folks interested in coming for dinner please arrive at 6:00 PM and order from the menu at your own cost. The Center Street Smokehouse menu can be found at:

http://centerstreetsmokehouse.com/

All are welcome and encouraged to join the convention meeting regardless of whether or not you come for dinner. We also invite everyone to bring a friend. The more the merrier!

This year we will be electing our Vice-Chairperson (2 year term), Treasurer (2 year term), Secretary (1 year interim term) and New York State Party Representative (1 year term). Mark Potwora, current Vice Chair, has indicated he would accept a nomination for another term. Deborah Kerr Rosenbeck, current Treasurer, has indicated she would accept a nomination for another term. Jim Rosenbeck has indicated he would accept a nomination for Secretary. Nominations for all 4 positions can be made by any GCLP member on the convention floor.

We are still seeking candidates who are interested in running for a local office in November's general elections. Local offices up for election are as follows:

County Offices
County Judge/ Surrogate 10 Year Term – 1 Position
Genesee County Sheriff 4 Year term – 1 Position
County Treasurer 4 Year term – 1 Position
Genesee County Coroner 4 Year Term – 2 Positions

City of Batavia Offices
City Judge – 6 Year Term – 1 Position
Councilman at Large – Unexpired Term – 1 Position

Town Offices
Town of Alabama
Town Council – unexpired term – 1 Position
Town of Batavia
Town Justice – 4 Year Term- 1 Position
Town of Bergen
Town Justice – 4 Year Term – 1 Position
Town of Byron
Town Justice – 4 Year Term – 1 Position
Town of Oakfield
Town Justice – 4 Year Term – 1 Position
Town Council – unexpired term – 1 Position
Town of Pembroke
Town Council – unexpired term – 1 Position

Anyone interested in our GCLP positions or running for local offices please contact Dave Olsen, Chair or Mark Potwora, Vice-Chair as soon as possible. If you do not have their contact information, please send an E-Mail to gclp.ny@gmail.com.

Other items on the agenda will include discussion of plans to hold a campaign event this summer which will hopefully include Alex Merced, Libertarian Candidate for US Senator from New York and either the Libertarian Presidential or Vice Presidential candidate.

The Convention Agenda per David Olsen, GCLP Chair:

I. Welcome and Introductions: David Olsen, GCLP Chair

II. Nomination & Election of GCLP Officers:

  • Vice Chair (two year term)
  • Treasurer (two year term)
  • Secretary (remaining 1 year of term)

III. Remarks:

  • GCLP Chair: David Olsen
  • LPNY Vice Chair: James Rosenbeck 
  • LPNY Chair: Dr. Mark E. Glogowski

IV. Open Discussion of Fund Raiser / Campaign Event for this Summer

V. Call for New Business / Motions from the Floor

VI. Closing: David Olsen, GCLP Chair

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