2016 Annual Meeting

Please join us for the 2016 Green Party Nominating Convention

February 6-7, 2016
Ramada Conference and Golf Hotel
1450 S. Atherton St.
State College, PA 

Saturday, February 6th 

9:30 Registation

Chairman's Room

10:30 Opening remarks, Invocation,

Keynote Paul Glover - Green Party of Philadelphia

11:00 Toward a Fracking Ban

  • Carlos White Wolf Rivera - Chief Northern Arawak Tribal Nation, Clergyman Oklevueha Native American Church of Indiana
  • Michael Bagdes-Canning - Marcellus Outreach Butler, Cherry Valley Borough Council
  • Gary Thornbloom- Chair Moshannon group of the Pennsylvania Sierra Club

 Executive Forum Room

11:00 Building and sustaining a local Green Party affiliate

  • Neil Haagen - Centre County Green Party
  • Alex Gillett - Green Party of Philadelphia

 Noon Luncheon in Ballroom

1:00 Keynote speaker Dr. Margaret Flowers - Green Party candidate for Senate in Maryland

 Executive Forum Room

2:00 Organizing with Nationbuilder software

  • Hillary Kane - Green Party of Philadelphia

3:00 Phonebanking

  • Kristin Combs - Green Party of Philadelphia
  • Brian Gillen - Montgomery County Green Party

 Chairman's Room

2:00 Public Education, Poverty and Mass Incarceration with

  • Cheri Honkala - Poor People's Economic Human Rights Campaign
  • Kristin Combs - Public school teacher/activist.  Former candidate for Philadelphia City Council
  • J. Jondhi Harrell - The Center for Returning Citizens

3:00 Ignite Peace

  • Bob Smith - Brandywine Peace Community, Center for Non-Violent Resistance
  • John Stoner - 1040 for Peace
  • Chris Robinson - Green Party of Philadelphia

4:00 Green Party Presidential Forum.  Candidates will participate in person or via Skype.

  • Dr. Jill Stein
  • Sedinam Kinamo Christin Moyowasifza-Curry
  • Darryl Cherney
  • Bill Kreml
  • Kent Mesplay

To learn more go to http://www.gp.org/2016_presidential_candidates

5:30 Dinner Break

7:30 Democracy, Ballot Access and Reform with 

  • Paul Rossi Esq. - GPPA Legal Counsel
  • M. Dane Waters - Democracy advocate and founder of the Initiative & Referendum Institute
  • Carl Romanelli - Luzerne County Green Party
  • Tim Gleason - Penn State Greens

Schedule is subject to change. 

Sunday will feature our business meeting and candidate nominations -- this day is intended for Pennsylvania Green Party delegates and party members.

Registration for the convention is $20, though no one will be turned away.  If you need a fee waiver or a reduced rate (other than the $10 option below), you can register and pay what you can on site.  Registration fee includes a luncheon.

There is also a hotel room block at the Ramada Conference and Golf Hotel, for $80/night on Saturday, February 6th.  There is a limited number of rooms available at this rate, please call 814-238-3001 refer to the "Green Party" to get the group rate while they last.   

Click on "Purchase Tickets" below to add the ticket to your shopping cart and then click on "Donate" at the top to check out and complete the payment.


Any new GPPA $20 per month sustaining donors will receive a ticket and lunch. Sign up here. 

February 06, 2016 at 10:00am - February 07, 2016
Ramada Inn State College
State College, PA
United States
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Will you come?

$35.00 Supporter Registration
regular registration plus donation to help cover others
$20.00 Regular Registration
$10.00 Discounted Registration
Low-income, student


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