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Leader's Update: 2016 - Call to Action

David Elston's picture

Hello fellow Pirates!

Happy New Year to you and apologies that you've not heard from the party in a while. As I am sure that you realise with a number of people stepping down from the NEC without people stepping up to replace them, it left a void at the top of the party for the last few months. However, with a New Year comes a New Start - and as a party we appear to have done that classic tech admin thing of 'turn it off and turn it back on again' with a fair degree of success.

As far as members go - we have beaten our previous high and as of 31-Dec had over 760 members - so thanks to each and every one of you for supporting the party and getting involved. One of our plans for the year ahead is to have a much more distributed workload and to utilise volunteers much more - having a distributed support means that we really need to use that to our advantage, so get in touch to see how you can get involved.

One of the ways in which to get involved is to join the NEC, the group which coordinates and plans the work of the party. There are vacancies in a number of roles:

Deputy Leader Nomination

David Elston's picture

Hello once more fellow Pirates

I am again nominating myself for the Deputy Leader position. I already have my seconding and I am lucky enough this time around to have several people who are happy to second me. My official seconder is our former Leader, Cris Chesha.

Since joining the party in May 2014 I have learnt a lot. As a party we burn through people far too quickly and we need to get better at delegation and sharing the load otherwise things grind to a halt. If that happens, getting the party moving again can be tricky to say the least.

There are a lot of positives to draw from, the Board of Governors is full. We have Deputies at the ready for the NEC . Membership for 2015 is at a record high and climbing. Volunteers are coming forward to fulfil support roles.

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