Minutes of the Operating Committee of the America First Party
Tuesday, December 14, 2004
BE IT REMEMBERED that the Operating Committee of the America First Party met on Tuesday, December 14, 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 9:15 p.m.
Mr. White moved the adoption of the standard Agenda. Mrs. Winters seconded the motion. The Agenda was adopted by unanimous vote.
The Chairman delivered his report.
A discussion was had regarding discontent in another party relating to the pro-life issue.
The Secretary reminded the members that he had previously circulated draft minutes of the December 7, 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.
The Secretary reported that he has been working very hard on the new web store and is close to having it ready to go live.
The Treasurer reported that the party's bank balance is $245.58.
Mrs. Winters reported that the Public Relations Committee has approved the new newsletter and submitted it to the Operating Committee for approval.
Mr. Charles reported that the Rules Committee plans to meet soon to complete work on the operating rules for Organizing Committees.
Additional discussion was had on the subject of third party discontent and opportunities for growth in the AFP.
There being no further business, upon motion made by Mr. Hey, seconded by Mrs. Winters, and adopted by unanimous vote, the meeting was adjourned at 10:22 p.m.
John Pittman Hey
America First National Committee