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Business Meeting

September 17, 2023, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Framingham Democratic Committee
Agenda: Monthly Business Meeting
Sept 17, 2023, 7PM

7:00-7:05PM Welcome and Reading of FDC Mission Statement – Rozzy Hooper-Hamersley, Co-Chair

7:05 – 7:10    Preliminary announcements – Cesar Stewart-Morales, Co-Chair

7:10 – 7:15 Treasurer’s Report – Larry Stoodt

7:15 – 7:25 Acceptance of Minutes – Doug Lawrence – May 2023, June 2023, August 2023

7:25 – 8:00 Guest: Framingham Mayor Charles Sisitsky, Update: Refugees in Framingham, other matters as time permits

8:00 – 8:10 Jessie Mermell, President, DeWit Impact Group
Jessie will speak on the Transportation Network Driver Bill of Rights, a bill enabling basic benefits and unionization of Uber and Lyft.

8:10 – 8:20 Matt Chilliak, Political Director, Congressman Seth Moulton’s office
Matt will speak on a proposal to set aside Add-On Seats for military veterans at future Massachusetts State Democratic Conventions.

8:20 – 8:30 FDC Member Nominations – Vote to be held at October Meeting (. Stewart-Morales)

  1. Nominations for 3 Full Member vacancies
  2. Nominations for Associate Members

8:30 – 8:40 Announcement of future FDC Meetings, discussion of proposed weekday meetings– Parwez Wahid

8:40 – 8:50 Reports from City Council, School Committee

8:50 – 9:00 Reports from our Legislative Delegation 

9:00 – 9:05 Reports from State Dem Committee: Norma Shulman, Parwez Wahid, Kathie McCarthy

Upcoming: State Convention 23rd, Tsongas Center, Lowell

Sub – Committee Reports – will be deferred to October

Civics Education – 

Legislative Subcommittee – Audrey Hall

Environmental – Larry Stoodt

Communications – Jim Hansen

Programming – Rozzy Hooper-Hamersley

ByLaws – Mel Warshaw


9:05 – 9:10 Announcements – from members, future events, etc.

9:10 Adjourn


Special Note: If you or a loved one are experiencing any issues that we can help with during this extraordinary time please contact the Chair or any Officer and we will do all we can to get services or meet any needs that we can for that person. Our members might be able to help you find the help you need, and nobody should be facing challenges alone!


Future Events


MA Dems Convention

Saturday, September 23rd

Tsongas Center, Lowell


 Next FDC Meeting:  THURSDAY, October 19th, 202, 6:30 PM

In Person, at McAuliffe Library


November FDC Meeting:  WEDNESDAY, Nov 29th 6:30 PM

In Person, at Costin Room, Main Library



September 17, 2023
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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