Libertarian Party of Venango County
Meeting Minutes for May 19, 2010
Meeting was officially called to order by Chairman Jim Fryman at 6:45pm at Kings Restaurant
Present: Jim & Patti Fryman, Vance & Joyce Mays, Vernon Etzel, Tim Russell, Berlie and Rochelle Etzel, Chris Morgan, Ed & Linda Ross, and Ted Lubonovich.
Minutes: April 8, 2010 minutes read and discussed
Treasurers Report: we have $15 in our can that we use for postage
Old Business: Nomination papers for our candidates were distributed and since our state chair, Mik Robertson, would like them by July 15, they will be collected at the next meeting here on July 7. It is not necessary to have them completely full or notarized to turn them in.
New Business: Berlie and Vance will submit a proposal to state committee for the 2011 LPPA convention to be held at the Quality Inn in Franklin. T. Russell made the motion and V. Etzel seconded, the motion carried.
V. Mays nominated V. Etzel to be our representative to state committee, T. Russell seconded, and the motion carried. T. Russell nominated Chris Morgan to serve as alternate representative to state committee, V. Mays seconded, the motion passed.
V. Mays recommended that we advertise in the PA Gun Owners Assoc. newsletter. P. Fryman moved and C. Morgan seconded, the motion passed. Frymans will write a business card size ad which costs $5/mo with our meeting dates and time.
V. Mays will put out a newsletter before the next meeting and asked candidates to write a message and anyone else that would like information disbursed to email Vance.
We reviewed the platform adopted at the last meeting for the benefit of our new people. V. Mays distributed his candidacy announcement and asked for feedback.
V. Etzel made a motion that since J. Fryman is now Western PA Chair for LPPA, he could step down as Venango Chair and nominated P. Fryman to replace him and J. Fryman to replace Patti as Sec/Treas. T. Russell seconded and the motion passed.
V. Etzel is hosting a web site Liberty.us for his campaign for the 5th Congressional Dist. that he will turn over to the party when the election is over.
Berlie and Rochelle Etzel will be attending the National Libertarian Convention in St. Louis and Berlie is on the Platform Committee. He asked that we visit LP.org to view suggested changes to the platform.
Meeting adjourned around 7:45pm.
Next meeting is Wednesday, July 7, 2010, at Kings Restaurant