2024 Executive Committee Minutes

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May 2024 Executive Meeting Minutes

Date: 2024-05-16

Location: Brixx Ice Company, 500 E 1st St, Dayton, OH 45402

Present:

  • Joe Hendrix, Secretary
  • Mike Lopez, at large
  • Bruce Earnhart

Not Present:

  • Josh Umbaugh, Chair
  • Ben Schultheis, treasurer
  • Dan Zink, at large

Executive Meeting

  • We do NOT have quorum
    • Quorum is majority, there are 2/5 officers present
  • Mike bought a Political Quiz poster and business rip cards for Pride
    • He wants to be reimbursed.
    • He pent $150.13 and posted the receipts in the Telegram chat.
    • Joe to ask Josh in the chat for a second approval to reimburse Mike
      • Joe is the first approval; Mike cannot approve himself
  • Carpool to the Libertarian National Convention in Washington, DC
    • Joe, Mike, and Bruce are carpooling
    • Leave Thursday, May 23 and come back Monday, May 27.
    • Joe to pick up Bruce at his home at 6:00am and Mike soon after
    • Joe to call Bruce 20 minutes before he arrives at Bruce’s
    • Joe to text Mike as well
  • Joe bought for Pride
    • a $100 Kroger gift card for the raffle
    • 103 bottles of water to pass out
    • Joe does not need reimbursed

Adjournment

Next social meeting will be at 11am – 4pm, Saturday, June 1 during Pride.

Next executive meeting will be at 6pm, Thursday, June 20, 2024 at Brixx Ice Company, 500 E 1st St, Dayton, OH 45402.

April 2024 Executive Meeting Minutes

Date: 2024-04-18

Location: Brixx Ice Company, 500 E 1st St, Dayton, OH 45402

Present:

  • Josh Umbaugh, Chair
  • Joe Hendrix, Secretary
  • Mike Lopez, at large
  • Bruce Earnhart

Not Present:

  • Ben Schultheis, treasurer
  • Dan Zink, at large

Executive Meeting

  • We have quorum
    • Quorum is majority, there are 3/5 officers present
  • Mike wants to run for LPO Central Committee for district 10
  • LPO was supposed to have Central Committee elections sometime after the Ohio March 2024 primaries
    • LPO has yet to have this election
  • WPCU sent letter stating that the debit card will be deactivated if it isn’t used soon
  • Pride
    • still needs to be paid
    • Joe to pay immediately after this meeting (and he did before he left)
    • Pride hours on June 1: 11am – 4pm
    • we need to get:
      • rainbow wrist bands
      • 3.5″ x 11″ rip business and rack cards
    • we want to have a drawing
      • potentially for a $100 gift card
      • enter by giving us their contact info
  • op eds and press releases
    • write one regarding the recent issue with Dayon burritos
  • 3rd quarter event
    • park cleanup & cookout?
    • regional meetup?
      • Labor Day weekend
      • Warren County, Hamilton County, and us (Montgomery County)
  • do we have a list of media contacts?
    • radio, TV, newspaper

Immediately after the meeting, Joe paid for the Pride Booth. Cost was $250. He then submitted the form to request reimbursement.

Adjournment

Next social meeting will be at 6pm, Sunday, May 5 at D20: A Bar With Characters, 2144 E Whipp Rd, Dayton, OH 45440.

Next executive meeting will be at 6pm, Thursday, May 16, 2024 at Brixx Ice Company, 500 E 1st St, Dayton, OH 45402.

March 2024 Executive Meeting Minutes

Date: 2024-03-21

Location: Brixx Ice Company, 500 E 1st St, Dayton, OH 45402

Present:

  • Josh Umbaugh, Chair
  • Joe Hendrix, Secretary
  • Mike Lopez, at large
  • Bruce Earnhart
  • Cecilia Umbaugh

Not Present:

  • Ben Schultheis, treasurer
  • Dan Zink, at large

Executive Meeting

  • We have quorum
    • Quorum is majority, there are 3/5 officers present
  • Discussion about transportation to the Libertarian National Convention
    • Joe volunteered taking his vehicle
    • Joe also had signed to be an Ohio delegate
  • Mike brought two written motions:
    • Motion to Pay for Booth at Dayton Pride Festival 2024
      • Mike made first motion, John made second motion
      • Motion passed with no objection
    • Motion to Form a Delegate Committee
      • Mike made first motion, Joe made section motion
      • Motion passed with no objection
  • Joe to make gray scale/black/white versions of the logo

Adjournment

Next social meeting will be at 6pm, Sunday, April 7 at D20: A Bar With Characters, 2144 E Whipp Rd, Dayton, OH 45440.

Next executive meeting will be at 6pm, Thursday, April 18, 2024 at Brixx Ice Company, 500 E 1st St, Dayton, OH 45402.

Attachments (Motions)

Motion to Pay for Booth at Dayton Pride Festival 2024

Whereas, the Dayton Pride Festival provides an opportunity for the party to engage with the community and promote its values of individual liberty and equality, and

Whereas, securing a booth at the Dayton Pride Festival would enable the party to reach a diverse audience and advocate for its principles,

Be it resolved that the Treasurer of the Libertarian Party of Montgomery County or designated proxy is hereby authorized to spend $250.00 to purchase a Purple Level Ally Sponsorship for the 2024 Dayton Pride Festival, which includes a booth space.

Be it further resolved that the Treasurer or designated proxy is instructed to coordinate with festival organizers to ensure proper registration and representation of the part at the event.

Motion to Form a Delegate Committee

Whereas, according to Article 1-5(a) of the bylaws of the Libertarian Party of Montgomery County, Special Committees may be formed as provided, and

Whereas, the Delegate Committee is mandated to be formed no later than sixty (60) days prior to the State Convention of the Libertarian Party of Ohio, or the National Convention of the Libertarian Party of the United States, whichever is earlier, and dissolve after presenting its report at the regular business meeting following the later of the two Conventions, and

Whereas, the Delegate Committee shall consist of all members of the Libertarian Party of Montgomery County registered as delegates to the State and/or National Conventions.

Be it resolved that the Libertarian Party of Montgomery County Executive Committee hereby forms the Delegate Committee in accordance with Article 1-5(a) of the bylaws.

Be it further resolved that the following individuals shall serve as members of the Delegate Committee:

  1. Josh Umbaugh
  2. Joe Hendrix
  3. Michael Lopez
  4. Bruce Earnhart
  5. Mitchell Johnson
  6. Carl Farnum

Be it further resolved that the Delegate Committee shall fulfill its duties as outlined in Article 1-5(a)(i) of the bylaws.

February 2023 Executive Meeting Minutes

Date: 2024-02-15

Location: Brixx Ice Company, 500 E 1st St, Dayton, OH 45402

Present:

  • Josh Umbaugh, Chair
  • Joe Hendrix, Secretary
  • Mike Lopez, at large
  • Bruce Earnhart

Not Present:

  • Ben Schultheis, treasurer
  • Dan Zink, at large

Executive Meeting

  • We have quorum
    • Quorum is majority, there are 3/5 officers present
  • Ben is going to call the Montgomery County Board of Elections (BOE)
  • Mike has a list of National members who live in Montgomery County
  • Mike was contacted from ProudLibertarians.com
  • How did we pay for Montgomery County Pride last year (e.g. – cash, debit card?)
  • Montgomery County Fair is from July 7th – 13th
  • What other city festivals could we set up at?
  • World’s Smallest Political Quiz
    • Josh to contact Evan McMahon, the Indiana LP State Chair

Adjournment

Next social meeting will be at 6pm, Sunday, March 3 at D20: A Bar With Characters, 2144 E Whipp Rd, Dayton, OH 45440.

Next executive meeting will be at 6pm, Thursday, March 21, 2024 at Brixx Ice Company, 500 E 1st St, Dayton, OH 45402.

January 2024 Executive Meeting Minutes

Date: 2024-01-18

Location: Brixx Ice Company, 500 E 1st St, Dayton, OH 45402

Present:

  • Josh Umbaugh, Chair
  • Joe Hendrix, Secretary
  • Mike Lopez, at large
  • Erin Umbaugh
  • CJ Umbaugh
  • Bruce Earnhart
  • J Anthony

Not Present:

  • Ben Schultheis, treasurer
  • Dan Zink, at large

Executive Meeting

  • We have quorum
    • Quorum is majority, there are 3/5 officers present
  • J Anthony states he’s thinking of running for Dayton mayor in 2025
  • Josh comments:
    • want to get media contacts
    • wants us to think about quarterly events, especially this quarter
    • wonders if we should speak out against partisan local elections
      • what is measurable between localities that have partisan elections vs those that don’t
        • voter participation?
        • number of candidates?
  • We need to look into if we need to report to the Board of Elections (just county?)
  • Fundraising ideas:
    • 50/50 raffle
    • sell things
    • silent auction
  • What places could we meet in northern Montgomery County, such as Huber Heights and Vandalia?
  • Community outreach ideas:
    • letters to (political) prisoners, such as Ross Ulbritch

Adjournment

Next social meeting will be at 6pm, Sunday, February 4 at D20: A Bar With Characters, 2144 E Whipp Rd, Dayton, OH 45440.

Next executive meeting will be at 6pm, Thursday, February 15, 2024 at Brixx Ice Company, 500 E 1st St, Dayton, OH 45402.