Jan 122014
 
VID Elected 2014 Officers

At the January 9, 2014 meeting, VID elected 2014 officers… after a stimulating and thorough forum led by Kate Press, Deputy National Field Director for J Street on Secretary of State John Kerry’s Initiative To Achieve a Two State Solution To The Israeli/Palestinian Issue, club members nominated and elected the remaining Officers and Executive Committee members for 2014.  VID elected 2014 officers include: Anthony Hoffmann, President Nat Johnson, Vice President Irene Kaufman, Vice President Katharine  Wolpe, Vice President Linda Jacobson, Treasurer Kathy  Slawinski, Recording Secretary Alexander Meadows, Corresponding Secretary Ed Yutkowitz, Corresponding Secretary Executive Committee Keen Berger, District Leader Jonathan Geballe, Past President Peter Crosta, Chair Campaign Committee Frieda Bradlow Georgina Christ Tom Conner Josh DuBoff Jim Fouratt Anne Heaney Nadine Hoffmann Ron Illardo Ann Kjellberg Jackie Manuel Ellen Peterson-Lewis Alec  Pruchnicki Charles Stimson Celia Wu Annette Zaner View a slideshow of the meeting on the Photo Gallery page. Be Sociable, Share! […]

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Nov 302013
 
December 12 General Membership Meeting

Thursday, December 12th, 6:30 pm   St. John’s Lutheran Church 83 Christopher Street VID’s next Membership Meeting has a full and important agenda.  We urge all members to attend and welcome friends and guests. Agenda: District Leader Report– Keen Berger Committee Reports Campaign-Peter Crosta Technology- Nat Johnson Community Affairs- Marti Speranza Fundraising- Nadine Hoffmann 3.     VID Club Elections 1 President 3 Vice Presidents Due to circumstances beyond our control notification of dues renewal haven’t gone out.  Please bring a check to the membership meeting in case your dues need to be renewed.  Nobody will be allowed to vote if their dues are in arrears.  Thank you.Please click here for  information on voting and election proceduresAny candidate who wishes to send a statement to the VID email list prior to the December Annual Meeting election must deliver the statement by standard format pdf scan to Tony Hoffmann  no later than 5:00 p.m. December 5, 2013. (It is not […]

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Oct 212013
 
Nov 5th Countdown

Dear VID Members & Friends Because there actually is an election on November 5th the VID campaign committee has put together a VID campaign to help elect our endorsed candidates.  Below you will find our planned activities.  Please contact either our campaign  chair, Peter Crosta, or Tony Hoffmann, and let us know how you can help.  Thank you. Subways- 5:00-6:30 PM Tuesday, 10/22  Sheridan Sq. Tuesday, 10/29 14th Street and 8th Avenue Abingdon Sq. Park- 10:00 am – 12:00 noon Saturday, 10/26 Saturday, 11/2 Phone Bank- 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm Tuesday, 10/29- Home of Keen Berger- 130 Jane St. Apt. 1C.  Contact either Nadine Hoffmann or Katherine Slawinski to volunteer You can also volunteer to do phone banking for the DeBlasio campaign.  Click here Election Day-Please give us a time and polling site preference Tuesday, 11/5, Election Day Thanks, Tony Hoffman, President Be Sociable, Share! Tweet

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Oct 212013
 
October 10 Meeting Summary

This post offers an October 10 meeting summary.  The full minutes are attached here and can also be found, anytime, from the Topic Archive box found in the lower right column.  Click on topics and then in the drop-down box, minutes. Following an Elections 2013 update by Peter Crosta, elections were held for Corresponding Secretary and Recording Secretary.  Ed Yutkowitz (Corresponding Secretary) and Kathy Slawinski (Recording Secretary) were nominated and elected unanimously by voice vote. Assemblymember Deborah Glick reported to the membership.  She stated that she would be supporting all 6 of the referenda on the November ballot.  She also discussed a number of other issues including the selling of air rights for Pier 40 and entertained questions from the floor.  If you missed the meeting or have not been able to keep up with Pier 40 developments, you can see a chronology of issues and coverage at Curbed.com and read a comprehensive piece by […]

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