Minutes of the Operating Committee of the America First Party
Tuesday, June 21, 2005
BE IT REMEMBERED that the Operating Committee of the America First Party met on Tuesday, June 21, 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. 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 9:45 p.m.
Mrs. Winters moved the adoption of the standard Agenda. Mr. Hill seconded the motion. The Agenda was adopted by unanimous vote.
The Chairman delivered his report. He has been contacting various National Committee members, and making contacts with radio program producers to promote the party.
The Secretary reminded the members that he had previously circulated draft minutes for the June 7, 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 Treasurer reported that the party's bank balance is $2026.30. There are no unpaid obligations.
Mr. Charles reported that Mr. White has called a meeting of the Party Building Committee for Thursday evening.
Mrs. Winters stated that the Public Relations Committee should finally finish the quarterly newsletter and the new generic newsletter at this Saturday's meeting.
Mr. Charles reported that the Rules Committee will meet next week to begin work on the procedures for conversion of organizing committees to state parties.
A general discussion was held on numerous topics.
There being no further business, upon motion made by Mr. Hill, seconded by Mrs. Winters, and adopted by unanimous consent, the meeting was adjourned at 10:24 p.m.
John Pittman Hey
America First National Committee