Italy

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Welcome to Democrats Abroad Italy!

DA Italy is the official country committee for US Democrats living in Italy. Watch this space for upcoming announcements of meetings and events - we have events planned throughout the year, and encourage anyone interested in participating to get in touch.

If you have questions or would like to help with Democrats Abroad in Italy please contact us.

Ryan Turner (Milan), Chair
Helenka Kinnan (Rome), Vice Chair
Democrats Abroad - Italy
daitaly-chair@democratsabroad.org

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DA Italy Leadership:

Helenka Kinnan
| DA Italy Chair
Bob Vallier
| DA Italy Interim Vice Chair, Global LGBT Caucus Co-Chair
Christina Fassio
| DA Italy Secretary
Michael Stiefel
| DA Italy Legal Counsel
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  • News

    Join us at our Annual General Meeting!

    We are looking forward to meeting you in Florence on Saturday, March 30.

    2019 DA Italy Annual General Meeting:
    Venue:  Villa Rossa, Piazza Savonarola 15, Florence 50132
    Google map and directions

    Saturday, March 30 Morning session 10:00 - 13:00
    1) 10:00(ish)-11:30: Florence Chapter meeting and chapter elections (more information to come)
    2) 11:30-13:00: DA Italy and Chapters: Strategy planning for 2019, 2020
     
    lunch 13:00-14:30

    Saturday, March 30 Afternoon session for the general public: 14:30-17:30
    1) reports from Chair, Secretary, Treasurer, Chapters
    2) elections of new DA Italy leadership
    3) bylaws: update on proposed amendments to cover precincts  

    Saturday evening Dinner  (venue to be announced) - feel free to join us for dinner if you can't make it during the day, email us at daitaly-nec@democratsabroad.org to reserve and receive venue information)

    To help us plan for the right number of attendees, please RSVP here

    Suggested contribution to organizing costs: €10
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    Elections of DA Italy Officers 2019-2021

    The period for nominations to run for the Executive Committee is now closed.* Thank you to those who accepted or submitted their nominations.

    Next step is to vote!

    The following people have been nominated for:

    Chair:          Nancy Fina (Milan). Read about Nancy here.
    Vice Chair:  Bob Vallier (Florence). Read about Bob here.
    Secretary:   Emily Salm (Lazio). Read about Emily here.
    Counsel:      Michael Stiefel (Rome). Read about Michael here.
    Treasurer:   Lynn Chasson (Milan). Read about Lynn here.

    You will be able to vote in person at our Annual General Meeting in Florence or online (the online ballot and instructions will be sent later). 

    This is just a quick reminder that if you are not yet a member and wish to vote in our elections you must join DA by tomorrow, March 15. If you're receiving this email, this means that you're already a member, so all set.
    * Because we will also hold electronic voting, our bylaws stipulate that candidates must declare themselves by March 14, for announcement by March 15. Candidatures can only be made at the meeting for offices with no declared candidate.

    Let us know if you have the slightest question!

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    DA Rome - Post-Elections Potluck


    You're invited to the Rome & Southern Italy Chapter Post-Elections Potluck!

    Friday, November 9, 7:30-10:00 pm

    Associazione Rigatteria, via di Monte Testaccio 53/54, Rome

    Let's get together after Election Day to celebrate (or commiserate) and reflect on what happens next.

    Chapter leaders will help you breakdown the results with a multimedia presentation and group discussion. 

     Attendees are encouraged to bring food to share for the potluck buffet. Please keep in mind that there will be no equipment for reheating dishes.

    Suggested donation: €10 (includes one drink and one C.A.P.I.T. annual membership card; children free; tickets at the door) 

     We hope to see you there!

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    Upcoming Events

    Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 01:00 PM · 11 rsvps
    Villa Rossa in Florence, Italy

    Annual General Meeting and DA Italy Leadership Elections

    Schedule and Agenda: 

    Saturday, March 30 Morning session 10:00 - 13:00
     
    1) 10:00(ish)-11:30: Florence Chapter meeting and chapter elections (more information to come)
    2) 11:30-13:00: DA Italy and Chapters: Strategy planning for 2019, 2020
     
    lunch 13:00-14:30

    Saturday, March 30 Afternoon session for the general public: 14:30-17:30

    1) reports from Chair, Secretary, Treasurer, Chapters
    2) elections of new DA Italy leadership
    3) bylaws: update on proposed amendments to cover precincts  

    Saturday evening Dinner  (venue to be announced) - feel free to join us for dinner if you can't make it during the day, email us at daitaly-nec@democratsabroad.org to reserve and receive venue information)

    To help us plan for the right number of attendees, please RSVP below

    Suggested contribution to organizing costs: €10
    See our news post for more complete information