Democratic Party of Milton Township
September 22, 2022
Meeting Called to Order at 7:32 pm by Jessica Hierbaum, Chair.
We convened as an in person meeting at the Glen Ellyn Historical Society,
Other Officers at the meeting: James Rospond, Treasurer; Dennis Terdy, Operations Officer; Wyatt Merritt, Outreach Officer; and Steve Siemer, Secretary.
Quote: Jessica opened with this quote from Nicole Lyons, poet
“She will rise. With a spine of steel and a roar like thunder, she will rise.”
Welcome: Jessica welcomed all and invited anyone new to introduce themselves.
Shawna Martell from Wheaton introduced herself
Approval of August Minutes: Erica Bray-Parker moved and Jeff Gahris seconded the motion to approve the August Minutes without reading as they are available on the DPMT Website. The minutes were approved.
Treasurer’s Report: James Rospond, Treasurer presented the August Treasurer’s report.
In August, total receipts were $448. Total disbursements were $1,149 making the end of the month balance $5,616. Details on the DPMT site.
Paid membership currently stands at 120 active members.
Memberships are $25 per year ($20 for members of the DuPage Democratic Party) or $45 for two years: www.democratsofmilton.com/membership
Operations Update - Dennis Terdy
2 canvasses before the election
First before 9/28 when early voting begins
Second between mid October and election date
Canvassers needed for Lit Drops
Signs, Signs, Signs
We have them for most candidates
Distribute as many as you can in your precincts
Candidate Open House, October 18th, 7:00 pm, Glen Ellyn Historical Society
Workers’ Rights Amendment – Speaker: Josh Weger – amendment advocate
Review of the Workers Rights Amendment on the November ballot
Its Importance to codify and protect workers rights in the state of Illinois regardless of state government administrations
Adjournment: Dennis Terdy moved and Marian Tomlinson seconded the motion to adjourn. The meeting adjourned at 8:40 PM.
Next meeting: The next meeting of the Democratic Party of Milton Township will be on Thursday, October 27th at 7:30pm at the Glen Ellyn Historical Society, 800 N. Main St. in Glen Ellyn.
Join the Democratic Party of Milton Township. Annual dues $25 ($20 for members of the DuPage Democratic Party. Join at www.democratsofmilton.com/membership.
Submitted by Steve Siemer, Secretary