Minutes – October 24, 2016

MINUTES OF OCTOBER 24, 2016 MEETING

TEXAS DEMOCRATIC WOMEN-HARRIS COUNTY METRO

Board members present: Laura Nicol, Mary Morrison, Kathy Stabe, Marie Dobay, and Edna Griggs

President Laura Nicol called the meeting to order at 7:09 p.m.

Reading of the minutes from the September 2016 meeting were waived and the minutes were accepted as amended.

Reading of the Treasurer’s report was waived.

Announcements:

  • The annual TDWHarris Women Making History awards luncheon and fundraiser will be held on March 11, 2017.
  • In lieu of a meeting during the month of December, a holiday party will be held at the home of President Laura Nicol. Additionally, we have been invited to join the Spring Branch Democrats for their holiday party. Details will follow via e-mail.
  • We will elect new officers at the meeting in January. If you or anyone you know might be interested in serving as an officer of this organization, please let us know. We are also in need of members willing to serve as committee chairpersons.

The October speaker was Ann Harris Bennett, candidate for Harris County Tax Assessor/Collector and Voter Registrar. She spoke about the possibility of online voter registration and other ways Harris County can improve voter registration, as well as addressing corruption and disenfranchisement in Harris County.

 The meeting was adjourned at 7:48 p.m.