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Our Party

HCDP Committees

County Executive Committee

Next Meeting: 

June 23, 2024 5PM

Michael Doyle, Chair

The dates for the 2024 County Executive Committee meetings are as follows:

March 10, 2024 - Meeting will be held at Baker-Ripley Ripley House
4414 Navigation Blvd. Houston, Texas 77003
Check-in starts at 5Pm – Meeting starts at 6pm

June 23, 2024
September 15, 2024
December 1, 2024

Steering Committee

Next Meeting: 

June 11, 2024 7PM

Michael Doyle, Chair

The Steering Committee is an Advisory Committee to the County Chair. It also acts on behalf of the CEC in between meetings of the CEC as necessary to approve expenditures, adopt resolutions on behalf of the HCDP and perform other activities on behalf of the CEC. It also serves as the Agenda Committee for the CEC.

Audit

Next Meeting: 

May 9, 2024 7PM

Katherine Weldon Mitchum, Chair

The Audit Committee shall review the books and records and accounts of the HCDP and no later than August 10 of each year, submit to the County Chair a written report of the results of its examination for the fiscal year ended on the immediately preceding December 31 (including a detailed report of compliance with or variances from the budget). The report also will be presented by the Audit Committee (in a non-public session) (i) to the CEC at its first meeting after August 10, for such action, if any, as the CEC deems necessary or appropriate in view of the report, including acting upon any recommendations contained in the report, and (ii) to the Steering Committee at its meeting immediately preceding such CEC meeting. The Audit Committee shall also perform such other functions, such as reporting to the CEC non-compliance by precinct chairs with CEC meeting attendance requirements, as the CEC or the County Chair direct may direct.

Finance/Fundraising Committee

Next Meeting: 

TBD

Sudy Samandari, Chair

The Finance/Fundraising Committee is responsible for reviewing, commenting on, and approving or recommending changes to the budget prepared by the County Chair, and for raising the funds needed to finance the HCDP’s operations.

Precinct Chair Support Committee

Next Meeting: 

May 23, 2024 7PM

Alan Guttman, Chair

Precinct Chair Support Committee's purpose will be to design, develop, and facilitate initiatives to maximize the effectiveness of precinct chairs and strengthen and recognize precinct chairs as the foundation of the Party, in areas including, but not limited to technology, standards and measurements; calendar of suggested activities; communications; and printing.

Primary Committee

Next Meeting: 

TBD

Mike Doyle, Chair (pursuant to Texas Election Code)

The Primary Committee shall carry out all those functions provided by State Law relating to the administration of the Party’s Primary. In addition, the Primary Committee shall make recommendations to the CEC regarding proposed changes to the Election Code for consideration by the CEC for action thereon.

Resolutions Committee

Next Meeting: 

TBD

Maria Gonzales

The Resolutions Committee shall study proposed policy resolutions (that is, formal expressions of the position of the HCDP on issues of public concern) to be offered to the CEC. All proposed policy resolutions (which excepts administrative resolutions such as those necessary in the regular course of the CEC’s business) shall be submitted in writing to the Resolutions Committee at least two weeks in advance of a Steering Committee meeting. If recommended by the Resolutions Committee, the resolutions shall be forwarded to the Steering Committee.

Rules Committee

Next Meeting: 

May 21, 2024 7PM

Rose Salas, Chair

The Rules Committee - Subject to approval by the CEC, the Rules Committee shall prepare the rules for the conduct of all meetings of the CEC. In addition, it shall from time to time review these rules and propose changes if it deems them advisable. The Rules Committee shall also receive, investigate, and consider complaints filed against precinct chairs. If deemed warranted, the Rules Committee shall, upon written notice, conduct a hearing affording the accused precinct chairs a fair opportunity to be heard. After the completion of the hearing, the Rules Committee shall make recommendations to the CEC concerning appropriate discipline, if any, to be imposed against a precinct chair who has violated the Rules of the HCDP, the TDP, or State Law. Disciplinary hearings will be conducted pursuant to the rules and procedures promulgated by the Rules Committee and approved by the Steering Committee.

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