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Minutes of the Operating Committee of the America First Party

Tuesday, October 21, 2003

BE IT REMEMBERED that the Operating Committee of the America First Party met on Tuesday, October 21, 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


  • Trey Golmon of Mississippi, Ballot Access Committee Chairman
  • Romelle Winters of New Hampshire, Public Relations Committee Chairman

A quorum being present, the meeting was called to order by the Secretary.

The Secretary led the members in the Pledge of Allegiance.

Mr. Hey delivered the invocation.

The Secretary reminded the members that he had previously circulated draft minutes of the September 30, 2003 meeting of the Operating Committee. Mrs. McHugh moved the adoption of the minutes as published. Her motion was seconded by Mr. Hill and adopted by unanimous vote.

The Treasurer delivered a brief report. The party has sufficient funds on hand to cover all its obligations relative to the in-person meeting this weekend.

A discussion was held regarding plans for the upcoming in-person National Committee meeting in Chicago. Pursuant to the resolution of the National Committee, the Operating Committee took up the matter of preparing a proposed Agenda for that in-person meeting.

After some discussion and adjustment in the circulated proposal, Mr. Hill moved that the Committee adopt the Proposed Agenda as set forth below. His motion was seconded by Mrs. McHugh. The Proposed Agenda reads as follows:

America First National Committee

October 25, 2003
Des Plaines, Illinois

9:00 Pledge of Allegiance
9:01 Invocation
9:05 Welcome from the Chairman Emeritus
9:20 Adopt Agenda
9:30 Credentialing
9:35 Rules Committee Report: Constitution
10:30 Platform Committee Report
11:30 Secretary's Report
11:40 Treasurer's Report
11:50 Finance Chairman's Report
12:00 Public Relation Chairman's Report
12:15 Lunch Recess
2:00 Election: Chair
   Election: Vice Chair
   Election: Secretary
   Election: Treasurer
   Election: Finance Chair
   Election: Rules Chair
   Election: Candidates Chair
   Election: Public Relations Chair
   Election: Party Building Chair
   Election: Platform Chair
   Election: Ballot Access Chair
3:30 Discussion Session re: Party building
5:00 New Business
6:00 Adjournment

The proposed agenda was adopted by unanimous consent.

There being no further business, upon motion made by Mrs. McHugh, seconded by Mr. Hill, and adopted by unanimous vote, the Secretary declared the meeting adjourned.

Respectfully submitted,

John Pittman Hey
National Secretary
America First National Committee

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