Calendar of Events

Delaware Coalition for Open Government Events

  • Always open to the public
  • Free unless otherwise noted

2021

NOVEMBER

Wednesday, November 10

DelCOG Annual Meeting (via Zoom) 
6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Zoom link, meeting ID, and password always will be posted here prior to the meeting.

To enter the November 10, 2021, Zoom meeting:  

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ANNUAL MEETING AGENDA
NOVEMBER 10, 2021  

Call to Order  6:30 p.m.
Welcome and Introductions – Nick Wasileski, DelCOG President

Annual Report
DelCOG 2021 Annual Report – Nick Wasileski

Read DelCOG op-ed on Need for Delaware Office of the State Inspector General

Guest Speaker Discussion
“Current and Pending FOIA Legislation”
Guest Speakers: Rep. Paul S. Baumbach (D – RD 23)
                            Rep. Bryan W. Shupe (R – RD 36)

Rep. Paul Baumbach (D – Rep. District 23, Newark), Director of Investments for Mallard Financial Partners, Inc., has served as a Delaware State Representative since 2013. Rep. Baumbach, who founded a financial advisory firm in Newark in 1996, served on the Newark Housing Authority Board for 2 years, and as president of Progressive Democrats for Delaware for 2 years. A graduate of the University of Delaware, he holds a MS from Villanova and three professional certifications in financial planning.

Click here to see Rep. Baumbach’s sponsored legislation.

Rep. Bryan Shupe (R – Rep. District 36, south Milford, Ellendale, and Slaughter Beach), CEO of Delaware LIVE News, a digital platform covering state and local news, and co-founder of Fur Baby Boutique and Fur Baby Pet Resort, has served as a Delaware State Representative since 2019. When serving as mayor of Milford, he successfully partnered with Bayhealth Medical Group, worked to reform city rental codes to ensure safe housing and to rehabilitate the city’s infrastructure, and had 4 balanced budgets with no tax increases.

Click here to see Rep. Shupe’s sponsored legislation.

FOIA Legislation Q and A.


DelCOG Election of Officers for 2022 – 2023

Parting Words from Outgoing President Nick Wasileski 

Adjournment 8:00 p.m.

REGISTER FOR THE ZOOM MEETING

Click the “Join” link below, then give it a few seconds to make the connection. 

To invite someone, please have them register here via DelCOG’s website to ensure we know who is signed up and that whoever is trying to enter the meeting is legitimate. 

 If you have any issues, please CALL DelCOG VP Keith Steck at 302-893-1643.  

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Meeting ID: 830 4870 9340

Passcode: 300736


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DECEMBER

December 8

DelCOG BOARD MEETING (Via ZOOM)

6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Open to the public    FREE

REGISTER FOR THE ZOOM MEETING

Click the “Join” link below, then give it a few seconds to make the connection. 

To invite someone, please have them register here via DelCOG’s website to ensure we know who is signed up and that whoever is trying to enter the meeting is legitimate. 

If you have any issues, please CALL DelCOG VP Keith Steck at 302-893-1643.  

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December 15

Bill of Rights Day

We celebrate the 230th Anniversary of The Bill of Rights.

Bill of Rights Anniversary



2022

MARCH

Sunshine Week

March 13 – March 19

Your Right to Know

SEPTEMBER

September 17

U.S. Constitution Day

Commemorates the signing of the U.S. Constitution on September 17, 1787, in order to ensure that all citizens should know about their rights as outlined in the Constitution. A clause in the 2004 bill that established a day to honor the Constitution mandates the teaching of the Constitution in schools that receive federal funds as well as in  federal agencies.

September 2

International Right to Know Day

Raises awareness of every individual’s right to government-held information and to know how elected officials are exercising power and how taxpayer’s money is being spent.