Thursday, September 28, 2006

September 28, 2006
Meeting of the Oberlin College Republicans
MINUTES

Present: J. Bruno, M. Brooks, T. Ares, M. Burke, R. Chester, E. Strathmann, L. Murphy, Guest: Deborah (OPIRG)

I. Welcome & Introductions

II. OPIRG Invitation
- Deborah from OPIRG invited members of the CRs to help out with voter registration canvassing in college dorms
- Members interested in signing up may contact Deborah at deborah@ohiopirgstudents.org

III. Other Opportunities to Get Involved
- JB reported that Lorain County Board of Elections is looking to hire Republican poll workers to work on Election Day
- Interested members may call (440) 326-5910
- Must be a registered Republican in Lorain County to qualify
- Martha Wise campaign: CRs interested may join the State Senate candidate's literature drop in Oberlin on Sunday, October 8, 1-3pm

IV. Brown VS. DeWine Debate on 'Meet the Press'
- JB reported that on Sunday, October 1, Senate candidates Brown and DeWine will debate on 'Meet the Press'
- All interested may come to East Hall (1st floor TV lounge) at 1:00pm

V. Postering/Advertising for Pat Michaels Lecture
- JB reported that many posters have been torn down, covered up, or defaced
- JB encouraged members to "maintain" their posters -- keep an eye out for other flyers covering them up; make sure lecture advertisements are visible
- M. Brooks & M. Burke volunteered to ask professors to announce lecture in class
- ES and JB volunteered to hand out flyers at Convocation lecture

VI. Article Discussion
- MB led discussion on 'California Retro' article by Patrick J. Michaels