January 19TH, 2021


The regular meeting of the Libertarian Party of Orange County, Fl. was called to order at 6:52 PM on January 19th, 2021 at Orlando Brewing by Chair – Ralph Groves.


Executive Committee: Chair – Ralph Groves, John Morrisey – Secretary, Will Dukes – Treasurer, Membership Chair- Wayne Jackman

Voting Members: Katie Groves

Regular Members: Phillip Frye

Determination of Quorum (75% of Executive Committee or 25% of all voting members)

Quorum was established.

Approval and Adoption of Agenda

Wayne Jackman made a motion to adopt the agenda. The motion was seconded by John Morrisey and passed unanimously.

Approval of the Minutes

Wayne Jackman moved to approve the minutes from the December 15th, 2020 business meeting. The motion was seconded by John Morrisey and without objection.

Chair Report – Ralph Groves

Vice-Chair Report – No Report

Secretary Report – John Morrisey

Guest Speaker – Jim Turney

Treasurer Report – Wayne Jackman

By-Laws Report – No Report

Finance Report – Wayne Jackman

Communications Report – Wayne Jackman

Membership Report – Wayne Jackman

Platform Report – No Report

Old Business

  • Agenda and minutes approved

New Business

  • Discussion
    • Meeting Discussions:
      • No nominations for Secretary John Morrisey will continue Month to Month till new secretary is found.
      • Ralph led a discussion on the Pro Life movement. He read a letter written to Governor Cuomo. The topic went into a group discussion with varying points of view.
      • Chair Report Registrations are up and increasing. Opportunities for increasing was opened for discussion.
      • Vice Chair Report. Will suggested we put flyers in CBD shops, Vape Shops, Gun Ranges and Breweries.
      • Secretary – nothing to report
      • Treasury Report – Filed on time/ Current Balance 4,298.06 on hand. Tabled a Budget Discussion to next meeting in February
      • Bylaws nothing to report
      • Finance waiting on transition to Wayne from for statements and control of account from bank
      • Communications – 47,800 Post Reactions and 16,200 engagements both increases. 27 new likes which may suggest some shadow banning. 48,000 viewed activity and page views came in lower at 418. Wayne is awaiting list of e-mails.


Wayne Jackman made a motion to adjourn. The motion was seconded by John Morrisey and passed unanimously.

Meeting was adjourned at 8:30pm by Chair – Ralph Groves. The next business meeting will be at 6:00PM on February 16th, 2021, at Orlando Brewing.

Minutes submitted by:     John Morrisey