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Minutes of the Operating Committee of the America First Party

Monday, April 27, 2009

BE IT REMEMBERED that the Operating Committee of the America First Party met on Monday, April 27, 2009 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:


  • Jon Hill of Massachusetts, Chairman
  • John Hey of Mississippi, National Secretary and Treasurer
  • Tom White of Massachusetts, Candidates Committee Chairman
  • Michael Lynch of New York, Public Relations Committee Chairman


  • Martin McClellan of Florida, Vice-chairman
  • Joe Spitzig of Ohio, Platform Committee Chairman

A quorum being present, the meeting was called to order by the Chairman at 9:32 p.m.

Mr. White moved the adoption of the standard Agenda. Mr. Lynch seconded the motion. The Agenda was adopted by unanimous consent.

The Chairman delivered his report. He has written another article for the newspaper. He is considering a possible press release on the flu epidemic and the danger of open borders.

The Secretary reminded the members that he had previously circulated draft minutes for the April 6, 2009 meeting of the Operating Committee. Mr. Hey moved the adoption of the minutes as published. His motion was seconded by Mr. Lynch. The minutes were adopted by unanimous vote.

The reprint of the introductory newsletter has been delivered and is being distributed to interested parties.

The Treasurer reported that the party's bank balance is $ 8,257.33. There are no unpaid invoices at this time, although the bill for the American Conservative website ad will be coming in shortly.

Mr. Hill reported that the Finance Committee has no pending business at this time.

Mr. Lynch reported information regarding our ad on the American Conservative website. The next issue of the newspaper is being typeset and final content is being set.

Mr. Hey reported that the Rules Committee has no business currently pending before it.

A time of general discussion took place.

There being no further business, on motion made by Mr. White, seconded by Mr. Lynch, and adopted by unanimous vote, the meeting was adjourned at 10:25 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

John Pittman Hey
National Secretary
America First National Committee

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