Minutes, Aug 30, 2023

At Home of Councilor Adam Steiner
43 McAdams Rd., Framingham, MA 01701


Meeting Attendees:  All FDC members listed, those in BOLD were present:


Members: Lori Bornstein, Christopher Broyles, Tracey Bryant, Jeanne Bullock, Jerry Desilets,  Patrick Dunne, Mary Kate Feeney,  Barbara Fontes,  Adam Freudberg,  Kurt Fusaris, Linda Fields, Danielle Gregoire,  Audrey Hall, Jim Hansen, Rosamond Hooper-Hamersley, Shahid Khan,  Doug Lawrence, Barbara LeDuc,  Caraline Levy, Chris Lorant, Jack Patrick Lewis, David Magnani, Tom Mahoney, Betty Muto, Kathie McCarthy, Amanda Northrup, Phil Ottaviani, Cindy Rubin, Margareth Shepard,  Norma Shulman,  Priscila Sousa, Yvonne Spicer,  Adam Steiner, John Stefanini, Cesar Stewart-Morales, Jim Stockless,  Larry Stoodt, Cheryl Tully-Stoll,  Parwez Wahid,  Mel Warshaw


Associate Members: Brook Harvey, Leslie White Harvey, Tilia Klebenov Jacobs, William LaBarge, Diane Markowitz, Isabella Petroni, Joan Rastani, Pamela Roberts, Brandon Ward, Joel Winett


Guests: Senate President Karen Spilka, State Rep. Kate Donaghue, Mel Poindexter (DNC), Tina Poindexter (DSC), Mike LeDuc


5:00 – 5:05 Welcome, opening remarks: Cesar Stewart-Morales

5:05 – 5:07 Reading mission statement: Rozzy Hooper Hamersley

5:07 – 5:15 Vacancies.  Chair Stewart-Morales announced that the Committee had 2 additional vacancies in addition the one announced at a previous meeting.  The plan would be to accept nominations for all vacancies in September and fill by Committee vote in October.


5:15 – 5:20 Acceptance of nominations for potential associate members


5:20 – 5:30 Announcements:

Norma Shulman – Nomination papers for candidates seeking election to the Democratic State Committee on the 2024 primary ballot.

Parwez Wahid – Looking for meeting space so in-person meetings can resume.  Suggestions welcomed


5:30 Adjourn


Respectfully Submitted,

Doug Lawrence
Secretary, FDC