Minutes of the Operating Committee of the America First Party
Tuesday, July 22, 2003
BE IT REMEMBERED that the Operating Committee of the America First Party met on Tuesday, July 22, 2003 at 9:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time, pursuant to the previous resolution of the Operating Committee.
The Secretary called the roll of Operating Committee members:
- John Pittman Hey of Mississippi, Secretary
- Maureen McHugh of Illinois, Treasurer
- Jon Hill of Massachusetts, Finance Committee Chairman
- Romelle Winters of New Hampshire, Public Relations Committee Chairman
- Trey Golmon of Mississippi, Ballot Access Committee Chairman
A quorum being present, the meeting was called to order by the Secretary at 9:12 p.m. EDT.
The Secretary led the members in the Pledge of Allegiance.
Mr. Hill delivered the invocation.
Mr. Hill moved the adoption of the Agenda as proposed by the Secretary. His motion was seconded by Mrs. McHugh and adopted by unanimous vote.
The Secretary reminded the members that he had previously circulated draft minutes of the July 1 meeting of the Operating Committee. He moved the adoption of the July 1 minutes. His motion was seconded by Mrs. Winters and adopted by unanimous vote.
The Treasurer reported that she had worked out a 90 day payment plan to discharge the obligation to the Nashville Marriott.
The Treasurer reported filing a new Form 1 with the FEC. She is on track to submit the semi-annual FEC report early next week before the deadline.
The members carried on a wide-ranging discussion of proposed rules changes intended to protect the party from misconduct by its officers and members in the future. Other resolutions necessary for the routine conduct of party business were also discussed. Various proposed press releases were also discussed.
There being no further business, upon motion made by Mrs. Winters, seconded by Mr. Hill, and adopted by unanimous vote, the Secretary declared the meeting adjourned.
John Pittman Hey
America First National Committee