Reform Party of Mississippi
State Executive Committee Meeting
July 1, 2000
Meeting called to order by Chairman Trey Golmon on Saturday, July 1, 2000 at 8:36 a.m. central daylight time, via telephone.
Members present: Trey Golmon, Chairman; Ryan Walters, Vice Chairman; John Goodman, Treasurer; Bill Hinson, At-Large Member; Lisa Hinson, Secretary.
RPUSA Presidential Race
Reform Party presidential nomination discussed.
Selection of Alternate Delegates
Congressional District 1
Stacy Golmon nominated by Trey Golmon. Bill Hinson seconded nomination. Stacy Golmon elected unanimously.
Congressional District 2
John Hey nominated by Trey Golmon. Bill Hinson seconded nomination. John Hey elected unanimously.
Congressional District 3
John Grube nominated by Bill Hinson. John Grube elected unanimously.
Congressional District 4
Emille Griffing nominated by Bill Hinson. Ryan Walters seconded nomination. Emille Griffing elected unanimously.
Congressional District 5
Ken Overstreet nominated by John Goodman. Bill Hinson seconded nomination. Ken Overstreet elected unanimously.
Three At-Large Alternate Delegates
Trey Golmon nominated Sue Golmon. Bill Hinson seconded nomination. Sue Golmon elected unanimously.
Trey Golmon nominated Bill Hinson. John Goodman seconded nomination. Bill Hinson elected unanimously.
Trey Golmon nominated Lisa Hinson. John Goodman seconded nomination. Lisa Hinson elected unanimously.
All the above were nominated and unanimously elected.
County Executive Committees
Formation of new county executive committees was discussed.
John Goodman proposed the following rule on the formation of new County Executive Committees. Trey Golmon seconded. The rule reads:
If one registered voter makes his/her intention known to form a County Executive Committee, to the State Executive Committee, the State Executive Committee will give its approval to the formation. The new County Executive Committee must forward within ten (10) days of its formation all party county officers and County Executive Committee Members. Any changes in county party officers or County Executive Committee members must be forwarded to the State Executive Committee within ten (10) days.
All were in favor. Rule approved unanimously.
Changes to the Bylaws as reported and approved by the June 17, 2000 State Convention was discussed and reviewed in preparation for publication.
Section 3.3 (2) three-fifths vote of the State Central Committee
Section 7.5 was changed to Section 8.3
Section 8.1 strike "five" replace with "each" and will consist of a total of eight delegates.
Section 13.1 three-fourths changed to unanimous.
Section 13.2 notices of amendments will be given with the call to convention.
Bill Hinson nominated Ryan Walters to chair the Membership Committee. John Goodman seconded nomination. Ryan Walters elected unanimously.
Lisa Hinson nominated John Goodman to chair the Finance Committee. Ryan Walters seconded the nomination. John Goodman elected unanimously.
Ryan Walters nominated Trey Golmon to chair the Candidate Committee. John Goodman seconded nomination. Trey Golmon elected unanimously.
Trey Golmon moved to create a special committee named "Issues and Platform Committee." Lisa Hinson seconded. Motion passes unanimously.
Chairman Golmon named John Hey chairman of the Issues and Platform Committee.
Ryan Walters moved to create a special committee named "Rules Committee." Lisa Hinson seconded. Motion passes unanimously.
Chairman Golmon named Eugene Pharr chairman of the Rules Committee.
Bill Hinson moved that the Rules Committee consist of a chairman and no more than five other members. Trey Golmon seconded. Motion passes unanimously.
The Buchanan petition was discussed.
Next meeting set for July 22, 2000, 12:00 noon, central daylight time in Pearl, Mississippi.
Meeting adjourned at 10:02 a.m.
by Lisa Hinson, Secretary Reform Party of Mississippi