2014 State Convention

Join us as we work for more freedom and smaller government here in Maine!

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Agenda:

Marijuana Legalization (David Boyer), 1:00 – 1:20

David Boyer has been on the leading edge of the fight to legalize marijuana in the State of Maine. His newest venture The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana like Alcohol in Maine is working to end marijuana prohibition at the state and local levels in Maine.

Opening remarks, 1:25 – 1:45
  • Welcome participants
  • Need for Officers and Delegates to National
  • Introduce speakers
Local food rules (Bonnie Preston), 1:45 – 2:15

Bonnie Preston is a former librarian with a hunger for democracy. While she quietly assisted library patrons for decades searching out the knowledge they desired, she amassed a good deal of her own. She has—in good librarian fashion—catalogued much of her knowledge and brings it forth in the timeliest moments. She is the local leader for Alliance for Democracy, a group that works towards Bonnie’s personal passion to preserve the rights of individuals and communities over corporations. After working with communities to safeguard (from Nestle) their rights to their town’s water supply, she became involved with local farmers and farm patrons in her own community to preserve access to their own food supply.  Her laughter punctuates the weighty topics discussed around food sovereignty and her homemade maple cookies melt cynicism from any meeting room table.

Running and Serving for Office, 2:30 - 3:00
  • Donn Chamberlain
  • Shawn Levasseur
  • more TBA
New Official Party requirements (Shawn Levasseur), 3:00 – 3:15

Shawn Levasseur, has been a Libertarian activist for nearly two decades. He is currently serving on the Knox County Budget Committee, representing Rockland. He is currently the treasurer of the LPME, and a former LPME chairman. He has run for the state legislature in 1998 and 2000, as a Libertarian. He is Vice President of his family's small manufacturing business, Electrotech in Rockland. He writes occasionally on his blog, ComicsPundit, which he refers to as the "never-ending conversation on life, liberty and sequential art."

Bylaws, 3:15 – 3:30
Vote for New Officers, 3:30 – 3:45
Vote for New Convention Delegates, 3:45 – 3:55
Closing Remarks

 

WHEN
June 07, 2014 at 1pm - 4pm
WHERE
Curtis Memorial Library, Morrell Meeting Room
23 Pleasant St
Brunswick, ME 04011
United States
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CONTACT
Jorge Maderal
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