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Business Meeting

May 19, 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Framingham Democratic Committee
Agenda: Monthly Business Meeting 

Sunday May 19th at McAuliffe Public Library from 1-3:30pm

1:00 – 1:05 Welcome and reading of FDC Mission Statement – Rozzy Hooper-Hamersley, Vice-Chair

1:05 – 1:10 Preliminary announcements – Doug Lawrence, Chair

1:10 – 1:15 Treasurer’s Report – Larry Stoodt

1:15 – 1:20 Acceptance of Past Minutes – Lori Bornstein – April 7, 2024

1:20 – 1:30 Membership Dues – Parwez Wahid

  • Discussion of appropriate amount of dues for Members/Associates
  • For the new year starting 1 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.


1:30 – 2:00  Framingham Coalition for Bodily Autonomy 

Grace Snedden and members of the group will make a presentation, including Q&A

2:00 – 2:10 Update MetroWest Blue & Beyond:  Dave Magnani on Democrats taking action nationally

2:10 – 2:25 Proposed New Member Introduction Materials – Parwez Wahid

2:25 – 2:35 Reports from City Council, School Committee

2:35 – 2:45 Reports from our Legislative Delegation

2:45 – 2:55 Reports from State Dem Committee: Norma Shulman, Parwez Wahid, Kathie McCarthy

2:55– 3:20 Sub – Committee Reports 

Financial Audit Committee 

From our by-laws:  

ARTICLE 5: SUBCOMMITTEESOne subcommittee shall be the Financial Audit Committee that shall conduct a biennial audit of the financial affairs of the Committee following the election of the Treasurer.”

Civics Education – Acting Ch. R. Hooper-Hamersley 

Legislative Subcommittee – Audrey Hall 

Environmental – Larry Stoodt

Communications – Adam Steiner

Programming – Rozzy Hooper-Hamersley

Bylaws – Mel Warshaw

Membership – 

  • Nominees for Members (Based on open seats)  
  • Nominees for Associate Members (Open call)
  • Vote on New Member / Assoc. Member
  • Chair reads list of nominees from prior meeting 
  • Remarks by candidate.  
  • Why do you want to be an Associate?  
  • What would you like to accomplish? How will you volunteer/contribute?  
  • Will you abide by the Bylaws and pay the dues?
  • Comments from the floor
  • Vote on candidate membership

3:20 – 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!


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May 19
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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