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Business Meeting

April 7, 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

1:00 – 1:05 Welcome and reading of FDC Mission Statement – Rozzy Hooper-Hamersley, Co-Chair
1:05 – 1:10 Preliminary announcements – Cesar Stewart-Morales, Co-Chair
1:10 – 1:15 Treasurer’s Report – Larry Stoodt
1:15 – 1:20 Acceptance of Past Minutes – Doug Lawrence/Lori Bornstein – Mar 2, 2024
1:20 – 2:00 Election of New Officers: Rozzy Hooper-Hamersley & Cesar Stewart-Morales

Report of the Nominating Committee
Votes on Officers
Vice Chair
Affirmative Action and Outreach Advisor

2:00-2:10 Membership Dues – Parwez Wahid

Discussion of appropriate amount of dues for Members/Associates
NOTE: Dues are DUE for the new year starting 1 April 2024 by 30 April 2024

● Dues are $20 Member /$15 Associate. You can pay by Act Blue or cash but check is preferred, to save the $0.79 Act Blue admin fee (to offset the cost of ActBlue, please increase your donation to $21.00)
● please mail your 2024 dues to Larry Stoodt at 615 Belknap Road, Framingham, MA 01701.

2:10 – 2:20 Update MetroWest Blue & Beyond: Dave Magnani on Democrats taking action nationally
2:20 – 2:35 discuss Proposed New Member Introduction Materials – Parwez Wahid
2:35 – 2:45 Reports from City Council, School Committee
2:45– 2:55 Reports from our Legislative Delegation
2:55 – 3:05 Reports from State Dem Committee: Norma Shulman, Parwez Wahid, Kathie McCarthy

Nominating Signatures Drive Update and Resources Needed – Norma Shulman
CD5 meeting in Winchester on April 27 to elect DNCC delegates

3:05 – 3:25 Sub – Committee Reports
Civics Education – Acting Ch. R. Hooper-Hamersley
Legislative Subcommittee – Audrey Hall
Local water sewer discount rate issue – Adam Stenier
Environmental – Larry Stoodt
Discuss Cuts to City Budget for Environmental Projects
Link to signable petition: https://form.jotform.com/240865661787168
Communications – Jim Hansen
Programming – Rozzy Hooper-Hamersley
ByLaws – Mel Warshaw
Bylaw about FDC Public Communications Policy
Membership – Call for nominations for Associate Members
3:25 – 3:30 Announcements – from members, future events
3:30 Adjourn

Special Note: If you or a loved one are experiencing any issues that we can help with please
contact the Co-Chairs 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!


April 7
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Framingham, MA 01701 United States
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