Membership Committee
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Chair: TBD

Members: Ann Cornett, John Cornett, Wayne Harley,
Walter Morey, Ross Nordeen

Responsibilities: Listed in the Constitution

Other Responsibilities

  1. Maintain the LPB database, update the LPF with database changes, and supply the LPF with names of potential new party members
  2. Contact the LPB members monthly via phone tree (phone tree lead is Walter Morey)
  3. Quickly follow up on any new member prospects
  4. Contact first time meeting members within one week
  5. Pursue and develop plans to recruit new LPB members

Projects

  1. Project: Develop List of Common Interest Groups
    1. Assigned to Ross Nordeen March 28, 1998
  2. Project: Develop Membership Directory
    1. Include the following information:
      1. Name
      2. Mailing Address
      3. Phone Number
      4. Additional, Optional Information:
        1. Vocation
        2. Interests, Hobbies
        3. Member of LP Since (Year)
        4. Subscribe to (circle): Cato Institute; Future of Freedom Foundation; American Spectator; Weekly Standard; National Review; Washington Times; LP News; Cato Political Report; Imprimis
    2. Include Member Photos
    3. Send copy to each member
  3. Project: Find a Permanent Meeting Place
    1. Restaurant not good, not impressive--noisy, distractions, dark
    2. Start search for location (coffee, soft drinks only)
      1. North Melbourne or Rockledge ideal
      2. Elks Hall, Moose, Senior Center
      3. Private schools
      4. Churches
  4. Project: Obtain a Permanent Phone Number in Directory
    1. Determine costs and procedures for changing 407-255-2105 to LPB name
      1. Service must be upgraded to "Business Service"
      2. One-time fee of $19.00
      3. One-time deposit of $100.00
      4. Monthly fees
        1. Base Rate:       $25.75
        2. Access line:      $ 8.17
        3. Voice mail:      $ 6.95
        4. Maintenance:   $ 3.95
        5. Call waiting:    $ 3.75
        6. GRAND TOTAL: $48.57 + 7% tax!
      5. Includes listing in both with and yellow pages
      6. Bold print listing costs an extra $3.00 per month
  5. Project: Make Brochures and Information Available
    1. Make table open same day per week
    2. Determine location and cost
  6. Project: Publish "No-Charge" Club Notices
    1. Bay Bulletin in Florida Today: "The Libertarian Party meets the last Saturday of every month. For more information, call 407-255-2105."
    2. Radio: Some stations have time for no-charge notices
  7. Project: Grow LPB to 5000 Members
    1. Evaluate current demographics of Brevard population
      1. Melbourne and Palm Bay: 225,000 (53%)
      2. Cocoa and Merritt Island: 147,000 (35%)
      3. Titusville:                         55,000 (13%)
      4. GRAND TOTAL:              427,000
      5. Of these, age 25 and up:  297,000
      6. Registered to vote:         100,000 (estimated)
    2. Based on evaluation, 5000 seems a reasonable target
 

 

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