Minutes of the Operating Committee of the America First Party
Monday, May 24, 2010
BE IT REMEMBERED that the Operating Committee of the America First Party met on Monday, May 24, 2010 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
- Michael Lynch of New York, Public Relations Committee Chairman
- Joe Spitzig of Ohio, Platform Committee Chairman
A quorum being present, the meeting was called to order by the Chairman at 9:16 p.m.
Mr. Lynch moved the adoption of the standard Agenda. Mr. Hey seconded the motion. The Agenda was adopted by unanimous consent.
The Chairman delivered his report. He mentioned speaking with a new member from California.
The Secretary reminded the members that he had previously circulated draft minutes for the May 10, 2010 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 fundraising letter has been mailed and responses will soon be appearing by return mail. The new mailing equipment seems to have cut the cost to the party of this most recent mailing by several hundred dollars.
The Treasurer reported that the party's bank balance is $4537.03. There are no unpaid invoices, nor are any expected in the next month.
Mr. Lynch reported that he will be scheduling a PR meeting for a later time after the members return from vacations, etc.
Mr. Hey reported that the Rules Committee has finished all its business for the present time.
A time of general discussion took place.
There being no further business, on motion made by Mr. Hey, seconded by Mr. Lynch, and adopted by unanimous vote, the meeting was adjourned at 9:58 p.m.
John Pittman Hey
America First National Committee