Minutes – April 25, 2016

MINUTES OF APRIL 25, 2016 MEETING

TEXAS DEMOCRATIC WOMEN-HARRIS COUNTY METRO

 Board members present: Laura Nicol, Mary Morrison, Kathy Stabe, Marie Dobay, and Almeda Dent

President Laura Nicol called the meeting to order at 7:15 p.m. and led the Pledge of Allegiance. Candidates present were: Tanya Makany-Rivera for Justice of the Peace, Precinct 1, Place 2; and Kristen Hawkins for the Harris County 11th District Court.

Reading of the minutes from the March meeting were waived and the minutes were unanimously approved.

Mary Morrison presented the Treasurer’s Report, reporting $2,329.97 in profit from the 2016 annual Women Making History awards luncheon.

In honor of Earth Day, April speakers were: Marina V. Badoian-Kriticos, City of Houston Office of Sustainability, City Energy Project Senior Advisor, who spoke about ways the City of Houston is working to reduce environmental pollution; and Peter Bryn, with Citizens’ Climate Lobby, who talked about proposed climate legislation in the United States.

The meeting was adjourned at 8:12 p.m.