Green National Committee

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The Green National Committee is the central governing body of the Green Party of the United States. The GNC is composed of delegates from each of the affiliated state party organizations and from recognized caucuses. The GNC oversees all national party functions and elects a Steering Committee to oversee day-to-day operations.

Steering Committee[edit]

The Steering Committee is composed of seven Co-chairs, acting as a collective executive, together with the Secretary and Treasurer. They are elected by the delegates who serve on the Green National Committee. The following are current and former officers of Green Party US.[1]

Current co-chairs[edit]

2016 - 2018[2]

2015 - 2017

Treasurer[edit]

2016 - 2018

  • Brian Bittner, Maryland

Secretary[edit]

2015 - 2017

Former co-chairs[edit]

  • Chris Blankenhorn, IL: 2016-08 - present
  • Darlene Elias, MA: 2016-08 - present
  • Darryl Moch, DC: 2012-01 - 2015-07; 2016-08 - present
  • Bahram Zandi, MD: 2015-07 - present
  • Sanda Everette, CA: 2008-07 - 2010-06; 2015-07 - present
  • Andrea Mérida, CO: 2015-06 - present
  • Tamar Yager, VA: 2011-03 - 2012-07; 2013-07 - present
  • Paul Pipkin, TX: 2016-01 - 2016-08
  • Audrey Clement, VA: 2011-03 - 2012-07; 2014-07 - 2016-08
  • Charles Ostdiek, NE: 2012-07 - 2016-08
  • Karen Young, NY: 2012-07 - 2016-01
  • Jesse Townley, CA: 2013-07 - 2015-07
  • Darryl Moch, DC: 2012-01 - 2015-07
  • Starlene Rankin, OR: 2013-07 - 2015-04
  • Katey Culver, TN: 2006-07 - 2007-07; 2013-09 - 2014-07
  • AJ Segneri, IL: 2012-07 - 2013-07
  • Steve Welzer, NJ: 2012-03 - 2013-07
  • Susan Chunco, CA: 2011-08 - 2013-07
  • Farheen Hakeem, MN: 2009-08 - 2013-07
  • Theresa El-Amin, NC: 2010-06 - 2012-07
  • Leenie Venet Halbert, AZ: 2011-03 - 2012-02
  • Mark Swaney, AR: 2011-08 - 2011-11
  • David Strand, MN: 2009-08 - 2011-08
  • Jason Nabewaniec, NY: 2007-07 - 2011-08
  • Julie Jacobson, HI: 2010-06 - 2011-01
  • Mike Feinstein, CA: 2009-08 - 2011-01
  • Craig Thorsen, CA: 2008-07 - 2011-01
  • Claudia Ellquist, AZ: 2010-04 - 2010-06
  • Jill Bussiere, WI: 2008-07 - 2010-03
  • Cliff Thornton, CT: 2007-11 - 2009-08
  • Phil Huckelberry, IL: 2007-07 - 2009-08
  • Budd Dickinson, CA: 2006-02 - 2009-08
  • Liz Arnone, NJ: 2006-07 - 2008-07
  • Jim Coplen, IN: 2006-07 - 2008-07
  • Sarah 'Echo' Steiner, FL: 2006-07 - 2008-07
  • Kristen Olson, MN: 2007-07 - 2007-10
  • Rebecca Rotzler, NY: 2005-07 - 2007-07
  • Steve Kramer, MD: 2005-04 - 2007-07
  • Jody Grage, WA: 2004-07 - 2006-07
  • Mark Sanson, IL: 2004-07 - 2006-07
  • Gwen Wages, MI: 2004-07 - 2006-07
  • Pat LaMarche, ME: 2005-07 - 2006-06
  • Peggy Lewis, CA: 2004-07 - 2005-07
  • Maya O'Connor, DC: 2004-07 - 2005-07
  • Jo Chamberlain, CA: 2001-07 - 2005-07
  • Gray Newman, NC: 2004-07 - 2005-04
  • Badili Jones, GA: 2002-07 - 2004-07
  • Ben Manski, WI: 2001-07 - 2004-07
  • Anita Rios, OH: 2001-07 - 2004-07
  • Marnie Glickman, OR: 2003-07 - 2004-05
  • Barbara Payne, OR: 2002-07 - 2003-02
  • Tom Sevigny, CT: 2001-07 - 2002-07

Former secretaries[edit]

  • Jan Martell, NC: 2015-07 - present
  • Budd Dickinson, WA: 2011-08 - 2015-07
  • Holly Hart, IA: 2005-07 - 2011-08
  • Greg Gerritt, RI: 2003-07 - 2005-07
  • Nathalie Paravicini, TX: 2001-07 - 2003-07

Former treasurers[edit]

  • Brian Bittner, MD: 2016-08 - present
  • Jeff Turner, HI: 2010-06 - 2016-08
  • Jody Grage, WA: 2006-07 - 2010-06
  • Jake Schneider, WI: 2002-07 - 2006-07
  • Robbie Franklin, TX: 2001-07 - 2002-07

Standing committees[edit]

The GNC has several standing committees:[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Green Party - Steering Committee History". gp.org. 2015. Retrieved 2015-08-28. 
  2. ^ David Doonan, ed. (September 18, 2016). "Steering". gp.org. Green Party US. Retrieved September 20, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Committees". Green Party of the United States. Retrieved 2017-01-25.