950 Lake Carillon Dr
St. Petersburg, FL 33716
HILTON ST. PETERSBURG CARILLON PARK
950 LAKE CARILLON DRIVE,
SAINT PETERSBURG, FLORIDA, 33716
Schedule and Agenda
Attached is the Meeting Notice, Tentative weekend schedule, and State Executive Committee meeting Agenda, and Proxy form for our DCCA retreat weekend. As a reminder, the DCCA retreat will be held theweekend of March 31st-April 2nd. Below we have outlined some of the key events of the weekend.
Trainings at DCCA
New to this year’s DCCA retreat is the inclusion of our double training program. In addition to meetings of our state caucuses, we will be hosting block trainings with multiple sessions, to ensure that you and your team can attend all of the trainings.
Trainings will include:
-Vote Builder Basic, and Advanced,
-DEC Officer Orientation,
-Organizational Compliance, and
Saturday Night Chair’s Reception and Challenge grant awards
On Saturday Night we will host the Chairs Reception from 6-8PM. At this reception Chair Bittel and the grant panel will announce the winners of the 2017 Janet Reno Challenge grants. The world famous DCCA pasta bar will make its annual return. The dress code is business casual, but please dress to impress.
Sunday Morning State Executive Committee Meeting and Elections
On Sunday morning the Florida Democratic Party state executive committee will convene from 10AM-12PM, with registration for the meeting to be held from 9AM-10AM. The election of congressional district chairs and vice chairs will be held at this meeting. a proxy form is attached for those of you who are unable to attend, and wish to designate a proxy to represent you. Please complete the form and firstname.lastname@example.org by 5PM Wednesday March 29, 2017. Please note, your proxy must also bring a copy of the form to the meeting registration.
DCCA Elections and Dues Payments
On Saturday following lunch, the DCCA will conduct its annual election of State Officers. Offices up for election include Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary and Treasurer.
Qualified candidates must be either a Chair or Vice Chair of a County DEC, and your county must be current on its DCCA dues. Dues are $50 per year for the county.
Please remember to bring your county’s dues payment to the retreat. Dues may be paid by check made payable to the Democratic County Chair’s Association (DCCA).