August 16th, 2022 IRC Meeting

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Meeting poll

Fostering Locals

  • Boston-area meeting, September 10th?

Planning for 2023 Local Elections

Party Conference & Elections

  • Conference tentatively for October 8th.
  • Elections in Nov.

Video Newsletter/Podcast

Leader: Joseph

  • Pirate news recording scheduled for Sundays, 7pm with go-live at 7:30pm. Unless changed

Other To Do

  • Application to PPI

Upcoming Events


  • jokeefe (James O’Keefe, Somerville)
  • srevilak (Steve Revilak, Arlington)
  • Joe (Joseph Onoroski, Lowell)


  • davidd
  • hvxgr
  • slerman


Pirate Moot in Nashua

  • Generally planning for relaxed political discourse
  • USPP also interested in organizing in NH


  • Email about Nashua moot will go out tomorrow

Boston Area Meeting

  • Looking at Saturday, Sep 10th, noon--2pm
  • Focus on fostering locals

Local election planning

Pirate Conference and Elections

  • Tentatively scheduled for Oct 8th


21:02 <~jokeefe> Agenda:,_2022_IRC_Meeting
21:02 < Joe> Hi srevilak
21:02 <~jokeefe> ids
21:02 < Joe> Joseph Onoroski, Lowell
21:02 <~jokeefe> Anything to add?
21:02 < srevilak> Steve Revilak, Arlington
21:02 <~jokeefe> James O’Keefe, Somerville
21:03 < Joe> Pirate moot in Nashua
21:04 <~jokeefe> sounds good
21:05 < Joe> I just wanted to add to the agenda, sorry for lack of clarity
21:05 <~jokeefe> Projects - outreach
21:05 <~jokeefe> I will send the email newsletter out tomorrow with a
        focus on the Nashua meeting and the poll.
21:06 <~jokeefe> What do suggest the agenda should be for the Nashua
        meeting, Joe
21:06 < Joe> I prefer the relaxed political discourse but I'm open
        to suggestion.
21:07 < Joe> Also, USPP wanted to have us put a blast out to our NH
        pirates to help them org
21:07 <~jokeefe> did you put together text I can send out?
21:08 < Joe> So being there for them, getting them to run. Etcetera
21:08 < Joe> I did not, sorry
21:08 < Joe> I have writers block atm
21:08 <~jokeefe> I will put something together and send it out this week.
21:09 <~jokeefe> It is your meeting, so your agenda sounds good.
21:10 < Joe> Every time I start writing it I keep sounding super tacky
        and superficial.
21:10 < Joe> So assistance would be appreciated
21:10 < srevilak> Joe: write a crappy first draft.  Can always clean it
        up later
21:11 < Joe> Ok
21:11 < Joe> I'll send to you both before I send it along
21:12 <~jokeefe> Agree with srevilak
21:12 <~jokeefe> thanks
21:12 <~jokeefe> Fostering Locals - Suggest a boston-area on-line meeting
        on 9/10. does that sound good?
21:13 < Joe> No objection
21:14 <~jokeefe> Does that work for you srevilak?
21:15  * srevilak checks calendar
21:16 < srevilak> I can do Sep 10th
21:17 <~jokeefe> good. thanks.
21:17 <~jokeefe> what time? noon-2pm? 11am-1pm? later?
21:17 < Joe> 12-2 seems to be a good time for these
21:19 < srevilak> 12-2 seems good
21:20 <~jokeefe> 12-2pm, then
21:21 <~jokeefe> Planning for 2023 Local Elections - started for
21:21 <~jokeefe> Party Conference & Elections
21:22 <~jokeefe> Confirming 10/8 still works for the conference?
21:22 <~jokeefe> With elections a month later after the national election.
21:22 < srevilak> 10.8 is fine
21:22 < Joe> 10/8 I'm occupied
21:23 < Joe> I will see if I can make arrangements though, it's still
        a good distance off.
21:24 <~jokeefe> a week later? 10/15?
21:25 < Joe> Different set of challenges, I'll try to make it work
        for 10/8.
21:25 <~jokeefe> don’t want it to be too late as we bump up against
        the election
21:25 <~jokeefe> ok 10/8
21:26 <~jokeefe> Video Newsletter/Podcast - still good for sunday?
21:26 < Joe> Aye
21:26 < srevilak> yes
21:27 <~jokeefe> ok. will schedule it tomorrow.
21:28 <~jokeefe> that is all I have. anything else?
21:28 < srevilak> Nothing here
21:28 < Joe> Motion to adjourn, I have a mountain of work still to do
        before sleep.
21:28 < srevilak> Will post transcript
21:28 <~jokeefe> 2nd
21:28 < srevilak> aye
21:28 < Joe> aye
21:28 <~jokeefe> night all!