Note To Kurt Hatcher: The Four Goals Established For MCDP Strategic Planning Were Democratically Determined

This is a note to Kurt Hatcher that I wrote in response to his recent comment on Facebook. Kurt responded to my recent post and expressed his dissatisfaction with the goals established for the MCDP Strategic Planning Committee. He wrote: “A group’s strategic plan should reflect the specific goals that the body agrees upon — not the generalizations crafted by one person. Wouldn’t it be more ‘Democratic’ for everyone to have input?”

Kurt, I want to address your statement that, “A group’s strategic plan should reflect the specific goals that the body agrees upon — not the generalizations crafted

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Note To A Disappointed Young Democrat On The Montgomery County Democratic Party Strategic Planning Committee

In April, Mark Owens, the Chairman of the MCDP, asked that I chair the MCDP Strategic Planning Committee. I wrote a letter distributed at the June MCDP Central Committee meeting inviting any interested Central Committee member to join the committee. One person who signed up expressed strong disagreement with the fact that goals have already been established for the committee and in an exchange of several emails urged that a new process for goal identification be initiated. Yesterday, I finally had an opportunity to meet this individual in person. I was surprised by the stubbornness with which she maintained

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At June 27 MCDP Meeting, Leadership Should Urge Central Committee To Approve New Rules By Unanimous Consent

This morning I sent an email to Karl Keith and Mark Owens asking that they consider making a motion of unanimous consent for the four new rules to be added to the MCDP Constitution.

Mark and Karl —

The four suggested changes to the MCDP Constitution are in keeping with the Preamble of the MCDP Constitution — “We the Representatives of the Democrats living in Montgomery County — in order to form a strong party organization that empowers representative democracy within our party and throughout the county — do establish the Montgomery County Democratic Party Constitution.”

The argument for

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The Montgomery County Democratic Party At June 27 Meeting Will Vote On Four Possible Changes To The MCDP Constitution

At the June 27 meeting of the MCDP Central Committee, members will vote on the following changes to the MCDP Constitution:

Minutes of Central Committee meetings shall include a record of all members in attendance at the meeting and shall identify the precinct that each attending member represents. Each Central Committee meeting will include a review of the minutes of the previous meeting for changes and approval by vote of the Committee. Each Central Committee meeting will include a Treasurer’s report. Each calendar year, the Central Committee will discuss, vote on changes, and approve the MCDP budget for that

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Sorry To See The Northridge Wesleyan Church Suffered Big Damage In The Memorial Day Tornado

Yesterday, I took these pictures of the Northridge Wesleyan Church. My mom and dad were active members for many years and stayed active and contributing members until they passed over twenty-five years ago. I was a newborn baby when I first attended there in 1948 and I attended there as a child and through my youth for many years as an adult as well. This church always had a loving and close church congregation family. It started as a county church and the original church building was greatly remodeled in about 1965. As a teenager I volunteered to help

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