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Minutes of the Operating Committee of the America First Party

Tuesday, May 24, 2005

BE IT REMEMBERED that the Operating Committee of the America First Party met on Tuesday, May 24, 2005 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. Mrs. Winters 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
  • Tom White of Massachusetts, Party Building Committee Chairman


  • Jon Hill of Massachusetts, Vice-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 9:20 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. The backlog of emails that resulted from his internet service change-over has been disposed of. He is working on several press releases and finalizing his article for the newsletter.

The Secretary reminded the members that he had previously circulated draft minutes for the May 17, 2005 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 the party needs to get the generic newsletter reprinted, as there are only a handful left. The newsletter supply will be exhausted within a week or two.

The Treasurer reported that the party's bank balance is $2073.64. There are no unpaid obligations.

Mr. White reported that he has been working the prospect list from Arizona especially. A discussion was had regarding the need to work new contacts as quickly as possible.

Mrs. Winters reported that the Public Relations Committee will be meeting Saturday for work on the newsletter. A discussion was had regarding the articles that still need to be turned in.

Mrs. Winters reported on an upcoming conference at which we may be able to exhibit.

Mr. Charles reminded the members that the Rules Committee remains on hiatus until June.

There being no further business, upon motion made by Mrs. Winters, seconded by Mr. White, and adopted by unanimous consent, the meeting was adjourned at 10:00 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

John Pittman Hey
National Secretary
America First National Committee

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