Minutes of the Operating Committee of the America First Party
Tuesday, December 7, 2004
BE IT REMEMBERED that the Operating Committee of the America First Party met on Tuesday, December 7, 2004 at 9:00 p.m. East Coast Time, pursuant to the previous resolution of the Operating Committee.
The Chairman led the members in the Pledge of Allegiance. Mr. Hey delivered the invocation.
The Secretary called the roll of Operating Committee members:
- Dan Charles of Colorado, Chairman
- John Pittman Hey of Mississippi, Secretary/Treasurer
- Romelle Winters of New Hampshire, Public Relations Committee Chairman
- Jon Hill of Massachusetts, Vice-chairman
- Tom White of Massachusetts, Party Building Committee Chairman
- Trey Golmon of Mississippi, Ballot Access Committee Chairman
- Larry Carroll of Colorado, Platform Committee Chairman
A quorum being present, the meeting was called to order by the Chairman at 9:34 p.m.
Mrs. Winters moved the adoption of the standard Agenda. Mr. White seconded the motion. The Agenda was adopted by unanimous vote.
The Chairman delivered his report. He attended the TAC conference on immigration. The Party's literature was very well received. He has retrieved some autographed books for the Party store.
A discussion was had regarding the foolish notion that the Republican Party can be reformed.
The Secretary reminded the members that he had previously circulated draft minutes of the November 23, 2004 meeting of the Operating Committee. Mr. Hey moved the adoption of the minutes as published. His motion was seconded by Mrs. Winters, and adopted by unanimous vote, Mr. White abstaining.
The Secretary reported that he is close to having the new web store up and running.
The Treasurer reported that the party's bank balance is $398.15.
Mrs. Winters reported that the Public Relations Committee will meet Thursday evening to finalize the newsletter.
Mr. Charles reported that the Rules Committee plans to meet early next week.
There being no further business, upon motion made by Mrs. Winters, seconded by Mr. Hill, and adopted by unanimous vote, the meeting was adjourned at 10:00 p.m.
John Pittman Hey
America First National Committee