Tag: Board of Directors

1
Jun

SSDP Board Commends African Network

Dear SSDP colleagues: At the direction of the SSDP Board of Directors, it is our great pleasure to convey to all of the members of SSDP’s network in Africa the attached Resolution unanimously adopted by the Board of Directors commending you for your outstanding growth and achievements. The African Network has in a few years created an inspiring model for all

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27
Mar

Tune into the SSDP Awards Ceremony and Congress results tomorrow

If not for the global COVID-19 pandemic, we would be in Baltimore right now for #Sensible2020: The Young People's Drug Policy Conference. While we're saddened to not be able to convene in person, we're excited to invite you all to a few opportunities for virtual engagement today and tomorrow, we hope you'll join us!  Each year at our conference, Students
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20
Mar

Important Information About Next Week’s Virtual SSDP Congress

As you've probably already heard, #Sensible2020 has moved to a virtual conference which means the annual SSDP Congress will also be held virtually. While the #Sensible2020 Virtual Conference will be held in May, we felt it important to conduct Congress (roughly) as scheduled and announce election results and present awards on their previously planned date of Saturday, March 28.  Students
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26
Sep

September 2019 Interchapter Collaborative Committee updates

Greetings from your Inter-Chapter Collaboration Committee! We are excited to share our progress with the SSDP family. The minutes from the September ICC call can be found here. All SSDPers are invited to join the committee by joining our Slack.  SSDP Mission Statement Revision: Resolution at Conference Earlier this year, board member James Gould ‘15 suggested revisions to SSDP’s mission
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7
Aug

Inter-chapter Collaborative Committee Working Group Update

Greetings from the Inter-Chapter Collaboration Committee (ICC)! ICC exists to connect chapter members, alumni, staff, and board members to collaborate on large projects. Any member or alumnus is welcome to join the committee by joining our Slack and then completing this form to join working groups! You can find updates about our active working groups below. Please don’t hesitate to
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11
Dec

ANNOUNCING APPLICATIONS FOR STUDENT BOARD MEMBERS

From Friday, March 29th to Sunday, March 31st, 2019, the SSDP community will come together at SSDP2019, this year’s International SSDP Conference near Chicago, Illinois. In line with our values of democracy, transparency, and accountability, the SSDP Congress convenes annually to give each chapter in the network the opportunity to elect new student members to the Board of Directors and

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20
Feb

Board Elections at #SSDP2018

SSDP 2018 is just about 10 days away, and 15 amazing SSDPers have applied to run for the Board of Directors. SSDP is governed by a Board of Directors, which is made up of student members – elected by SSDP chapters during SSDP’s annual Congress – and appointed alumni. All are volunteers and each member serves a two-year term. Directors

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12
Jan

Introducing the Issues and Resources Committee

One of my favorite things about the SSDP family is the willingness we all share to help one another other out. This is one of many reasons it gives me great pleasure to introduce to the world to SSDP’s new Issues and Resources Committee (IRC, for short). The IRC formed out of the realization by Board members and staff that

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10
Jan

SSDP Congress 2018: Call for Student Directors and Chapter Resolutions

From Friday, March 2nd to Monday, March 5th, 2018, SSDP will be celebrating its 20th Anniversary at SSDP2018, this year’s International SSDP Conference in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. In line with our values of democracy, transparency, and accountability, SSDP Congress convenes annually to give each chapter in the network the opportunity to elect new student members to the Board of Directors

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15
Mar

What to know about the SSDP Board of Directors elections

SSDP2017 is only a few days away and twenty amazing SSDPers have applied to run for the Board of Directors. SSDP is governed by a Board of Directors and a Board of Trustees, a designated body of the Board of Directors. Elected student members and appointed alumni make up the Board of Directors; all are volunteers and each member serves

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15
Feb

Whereas Ethan Nadelmann Rocks

            Whereas Ethan Nadelmann, for two decades, has been one of the most prominent global leaders of drug policy reform, has announced that he is stepping down as Executive Director of the Drug Policy Alliance in the Spring of 2017; Whereas Ethan Nadelmann has spoken at almost every international conference of Students for Sensible Drug

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1
Feb

Congress Announcement: Call for Student Directors and Chapter Resolutions

On Friday, March 24th and Saturday, March 25th, the Students for Sensible Drug Policy Congress will take place at the 2017 SSDP International Conference in Portland, Oregon, USA. Pursuant to our Bylaws, the SSDP Congress convenes annually to give each chapter in the network the opportunity to vote on resolutions for the organization and elect new student members to the Board

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2
Dec

SSDP Board Member Miranda Gottlieb Named a Schwarzman Scholar

Miranda Gottlieb, a former chapter leader at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and current SSDP Board Member has been named to the second class of Schwarzman Scholars, a program designed to give exceptional students the chance to develop leadership skills and professional networks through a master’s degree program in China. Gottlieb, who is from New Mexico, earned her bachelor’s degree

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30
Dec

Invest in students like Stephanie

We know there are many worthy organizations vying for your attention as you consider making year-end gifts, and that Students for Sensible Drug Policy is just one of them. That’s why I wanted to take a moment to remind you that when you give to SSDP, you’re also making an investment in the future. You see, students often come to us

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23
Dec

Vilmarie, SSDP, and Mental Health Services

Students for Sensible Drug Policy’s Board of Directors is comprised of some of the brightest, most dedicated young drug policy reformers in the world. They share a commitment to ending the War on Drugs, but each of them goes about it in their own unique ways. Whether they will become policy experts, lawyers, or mental health practitioners, the tax-deductible contribution

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28
Oct

SSDP Welcomes Seven New Students to the Board of Directors

At the end of September, hundreds of students from around the world convened to engage in drug policy reform at the Students for Sensible Drug Policy International Conference. A crucial aspect of the SSDP conference each year is the annual Congress, in which students are elected by their peers to serve two-year terms on the Board of Directors. SSDP is

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11
Nov

SSDP Elects New Students to Board of Directors

At the end of October, nearly 100 SSDPers gathered in Denver, Colorado for the International Reform Conference co-hosted by the Drug Policy Alliance, Students for Sensible Drug Policy, and many other organizations. Between learning about current reform efforts and meeting some of the top drug policy activists in the world, students came together for the annual SSDP Congress where they

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11
Oct

SSDP Events at the 2013 International Drug Policy Reform Conference

Later this month, more than one thousand drug policy reformers will gather in Denver, Colorado for The International Drug Policy Reform Conference. The Reform Conference is a biennial event, hosted by the Drug Policy Alliance (DPA) that brings together people and activists from around the world who believe that the war on drugs is doing more harm than good. More

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12
Sep

SSDP's Board of Directors member Eric Sterling appointed to Maryland's new Medical Marijuana Commission

Earlier today, Governor Martin O’Malley House Bill 1101. Joining this roster of medical and law enforcement professionals is SSDP’s Board of Directors member Eric Sterling. Sterling first joined SSDP as a funder and advisor in 1999, and became a member of the board in 2004. He has spent more than three decades advocating for medical marijuana policies as a lawyer,

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17
Oct

Announcing our 2012-2013 organizational objectives

Today, we’re proud to publish Students for Sensible Drug Policy’s organizational objectives for the coming year.  This document was produced by members of SSDP’s staff and board of directors, and outlines our priorities, goals, and metrics for success for the organization from September 2012-September 2013. MOVEMENT BUILDING Expanding our reach. Our chapter network will expand from 189 to 220 in the

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27
Apr

SSDP 2012 brings first International Board Member

In case we haven’t met, my name is Graham de Barra and I am a founding member of Students for Sensible Drug Policy Ireland and I attend the University College of Cork where I am currently campaigning for the acceptance of an SSDP chapter. A month ago, I attended the SSDP 2012 Conference in Denver. After a consecutive 30 hours

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11
Nov

Out with the old, in with the new…

Last weekend in Los Angeles at the International Drug Policy Reform Conference, nearly 100 SSDPers convened for this year’s annual Congress where we elected new student members to our board of directors. A total of 16 people ran for the board this year, making it an extremely difficult race! Thank you, candidates and congress participants! Just a reminder- our next

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