Central Committee Minutes, 6 August 2005

Minutes of the Central Committee of the Libertarian Party of Maryland
Saturday, 6 August 2005

Opening: The Libertarian State Central Committee of Maryland met on the grounds of Dave Sten’s home in North East, Maryland. The meeting was called to order at 4:12 pm by chairman Dave Sten.

Attendance: the Credentials Committee consisted of: Robert Glaser; Robert Johnston III; and Steven Boone. It validated that 11 Central Committee members were in attendance for the meeting. No proxies were represented. The Central Committee rolls consist of 55 members.

Chair’s Report: Dave Sten thanked the members for traveling some distance to attend. The picnic expense is approximately $455. He reported that Joe Seehusen, the LNC Executive Director, resigned on July 25 effective August 5; the LNC is searching for his replacement and solicits recommendations. There is an LNC meeting today and tomorrow in Kansas City. George Squires is proposing that national LP membership be free, with donation levels used to receive LP News, etc. The “Iraq Exit Strategy” was posted without oversight. The LNC’s next quarterly meeting is in Baltimore, which offers us a good opportunity to attend.

Executive Director’s report: Roy J. Meyers III reported that we have 1219 party recertification petition signatures so far; volunteer petitioners might not be sufficient. Roy’s father is providing us space in his new office.

Discussion: about candidates for the upcoming election.

The Central Committee: thanked Dave and Renee Sten for graciously preparing the picnic.

Adjournment: the Central Committee meeting adjourned at 4:29 pm.

–Robert E. Glaser