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Call to Order: The meeting, held at Boo Ray’s Restaurant, was called to order by the club president, Michael Stackhouse, at 7:05 PM, with 20 members and guests present.

Minutes: The Secretary, Karen Horgan, presented the minutes from the February 2022 general meeting. The minutes were approved as presented.

Financial Report: Frederick Sehapayak, club Treasurer, presented the financial report, with a cash balance of $956.03. The treasurer’s report was approved as presented.

Speakers:

Joel Fryer, Interim County Convention Chair, made a presentation about the upcoming Tarrant County SD Conventions. The conventions will be held at the North Texas Health Science Center and each Senate District Convention will occur concurrently on March 19, 2022. Joel asked for as many members as possible to attend.

Rodney Lee, Candidate for JP Precinct 4, spoke about his campaign and his desire to bring back integrity to the courts. He will have a fundraiser gold tournament in Azle on April 3.

Mimi Coffey, Candidate for House District 99, outlined her qualifications and her vision for the position.

Announcements:

Membership Renewals: NWTP will be using Act Blue for new and renewing memberships in

2021. This online option is safe, secure and easy. Visit:

https://secure.actblue.com/donate/northwest-tarrant-progressives-

Adjournment: The meeting adjourned at 7:45 PM.

Call to Order: The meeting was called to order by the club president, Michael Stackhouse, at 7:08 PM, with 25 members and guests present.

Minutes: The Secretary, Karen Horgan, presented the minutes from the January 2022 general meeting. The minutes were approved as presented.

Financial Report: The treasurer’s report was presented by Michael Stackhouse. The financial report shows a cash balance of $787.02. The treasurer’s report was approved as presented.

Speakers:

· Scott Uhl, representing Mothers Against Greg Abbott. The group is moms (& others) who are dedicated to saving our democracy by getting rid of Abbott in the next election. Can be found on Facebook and Twitter. They need help and support.

· Mimi Coffey, candidate for Texas State Representative, District 99. No primary challenger but needs our help with her campaign in the November General Election.

· Carroll Parker, Tarrant Democratic Party Convention Chair, updates on the County and State Party Conventions. Please get involved, attend, be a voting delegate.

  • Tarrant County/Senate District Conventions will be held on Saturday, March 19, 2022

  • Need delegates because at the Senate District Convention this year we will elect a State Party Chair, Vice-Chair, Secretary and Treasurer for four-year terms.

  • Location: UNT Health and Science Center, 1000 Montgomery Street, Fort Worth, TX 76107


  • State Texas Democratic Convention in Dallas, July 14-16, 2022.

  • Delegates elect a man and a woman from each senate district to serve on the State Democratic Executive Committee.

  • What to expect at the State Convention: Write a Party Platform. Update our Party Rules. Pass resolutions on various topics of public policy or party affairs, general session speeches by our elected officials, candidates, and national figures, lots of interest group caucuses and training sessions.

Announcements:

Membership Renewals: NWTP will be using Act Blue for new and renewing memberships in 2022.

This online option is safe, secure and easy. Visit: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/northwest-tarrant-progressives-1


Adjournment: The meeting adjourned at 7:35 PM

Call to Order: The meeting was called to order via Zoom by the club president, Michael Stackhouse, at 7:05 PM, with 17 members and guests present.

Minutes: The Secretary, Karen Horgan, presented the minutes from the November 2021 general meeting. The minutes were approved as presented.

Financial Report: The treasurer, Frederick Sehapayak, presented the financial report, with a cash balance of $787.61. The treasurer’s report was approved as presented.

Speakers:

Candidates:

Marvin Sutton – Candidate for Tarrant County Judge

Mimi Coffey – Candidate for State Representative, District 99

Tiffany Burkes – Candidate for Tarrant County District Attorney

Albert Roberts – Candidate for Tarrant County District Attorney

Lesa Pamplin – Candidate for Judge, County Criminal Court #5

Ebony Turner – Candidate for Judge, Criminal Court #6 (family violence court)

Crystal Gayden – Candidate for Judge, 324th District Court

MarQ Clayton – Candidate for County Criminal Court #7 (family law)

Diana Branson, SDEC 12, committeewoman, gave a report on SD 12.

Announcements:

Currently we have 11 active members. We are trying to grow our membership. Talk to your friends and neighbors who might be interested in joining.

If anyone has any ideas for another location to have our meetings, please let Michael know.

Membership Renewals: NWTP will be using Act Blue for new and renewing memberships in

2022. This online option is safe, secure and easy. Visit:

https://secure.actblue.com/donate/northwest-tarrant-progressives-1

Adjournment: The meeting adjourned 8:07 PM.


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