Minutes, May 2019

RCOBA Meeting May 20, 2019 at La’s Bistro

Meeting called to order by our President Chuck Collins
Pam Fitzgerald led in Prayer
Cal Gordon-led in the Pledge of Alliance
Motion to accept minutes of April meeting by Cal Gordon, 2nd Mike Casey
Treasures report Dick Gosch current balance $4116.41
Next meeting June 20, 2019
Basket for Donations to be used to pay for meals for young people who come to meeting and going to school and not able to pay and to also help the Teenage Republican Club by buying tickets for Lincoln day dinner( Collected $66 on 5-20-19)
New member chairman, Tim Ryan, introduced our new member Marie Halpin
Chuck introduced Paul Deering-Chairman RECVC, encouraged us to join RECVC
Paul said Tim Ryan is now the new Treasurer of the RECVC
RECVC meets monthly, one month in Daytona and the next in Deland
Cathy Webb Events Chairman in Northeast Volusia
Cathy DiBernardino is the new Secretary of the RECVC
Chuck Introduced Vic Baker our committee man who showed us how to use RECVC website. Vic is also the Co-Chair for Communications to Re-elect Trump in 2020 and to regain Congress
Showed us Home page subsets and all events can go on this for us to follow
Matt Metz, running for Public Defender, was introduced by Chuck
His office handles 100 cases at any given time
Represent people who can’t afford an attorney
How are we going to do better-going to Law schools and bring them to our ofc. and train them
Work on technology-how it effects your world
Annual budget for Public Defenders office-general revenue 8 Million Dollars
Chuck then introduced Tom and Nancy Coriale
Tom said the team works through the RECVC distributing information to get work done
Poll greeters-2 or 3 hour shifts, Tom trains them
Give out voter guides to people coming to vote
Poll watchers-train them and they sit in where folks vote watching the process and if you see a problem ask the clerk to come over and solve problem
Expect 700-800 volunteers in 2020
Between election cycles we get people to write letters to the editor to get conservative letters out
Motion to close meeting Mike Casey, 2nd Mike Troutman
50-50 Bill Partington $43
Closed with the singing of GOD BLESS AMERICA, led by Robyn Collins
Respectfully submitted,
Pam Fitzgerald