Executive Central Committee Meeting, June 2, 2022
Delaware County Democratic Party of Ohio
Minutes of Organizational Meeting
June 2, 2022
Peg Watkins called the meeting to order. Louise Douce verified that a quorum of the Central Committee was present.
Jenny Yoder led the Pledge of Allegiance.
Heather Karr was elected temporary Chairperson, unanimously. She was nominated by Melanie Farkas.
Don Swartwout was elected temporary Secretary, unanimously. He was nominated by Peg Watkins.
Peg Watkins was elected Chairperson, unanimously. She was nominated by Robert Davis.
Julie Houston asked whether the Central Committee needs to be sworn in before elections occur. John Schmarr said that the new constitution does not specify whether that is required, and suggested that it would be more efficient to administer the Oath of Office to all at the end of the meeting.
Joydeep Gupta was elected First Vice-Chairperson, unanimously. He was nominated by Linda Diamond.
Holly Hanson was elected Second Vice-Chairperson, unanimously. She was nominated by Doug Babcock.
Corey McCaffery was elected Secretary, unanimously. He was nominated by Barb Berry.
Lisa Saponaro was elected Treasurer, unanimously. She was nominated, with great enthusiasm, by Roo Dirrig.
By unanimous consent, the Central Committee appointed themselves to membership in the Executive Committee, conferred all the powers of the Central Committee onto the Executive Committee, and added the following:
To the Central Committee (with the precinct they represent)
Traci Butkovich (Liberty H)
Kurt Dieckman (Orange H)
Guy Fisher (Delaware City 1B)
Cory Hoffman (Delaware City 3C)
Karen Lee (Concord D)
Patrick Meter (Delaware City 3D)
Erinn Nicly (Delaware City 4A)
Liz Osorio Jones (Delaware City 2A)
James Sipek (Delaware City 2B)
Ken Wright (Westerville C)
To the Executive Committee as ex-officio members
To the Executive Committee as at-large members
F Gerald Curran
Melanie Farkas moved adjournment of the Central Committee meeting. Emma Mirles Jones seconded. Adjournment was approved unanimously.
Peg Watkins called the County Executive Committee meeting to order.
Peg Watkins administered the Oath of Office to the Executive Committee.
Cheryl Luce moved adjournment of the Executive Committee meeting. Tamie Wilson seconded. Adjournment was approved unanimously.
Respectfully submitted, by Don Swartwout, temporary secretary