This is an official notice that the Texas Young Republican Federation will be having its 4th Quarter Board Meeting on Saturday, December 1, 2012 at The Woodlands. Our board meetings are open to all YR members to attend. The meeting will take place at the conference facilities at the Drury Inn & Suites located at 28099 I-45 North, The Woodlands, TX 77380. As a special treat, Congressman Brady will be addressing the group around lunch time. The Montgomery County Young Republicans are excited to be hosting us at this board meeting.

All Clubs are required to present a report at this meeting summarizing their activities since the last board meeting. The report can be as short or as long as needed, and can be given in person at the meeting, or emailed prior to the meeting to Secretary Smith, at  All club presidents, the TYRF Executive Committees, and certain appointed positions, have votes at this board meeting. Any person who would have two votes at this meeting by virtue of being both a club president and a TYRF officer, must delegate their club’s vote to another member of their club by notifying Kristen Smith of their appointee prior to the meeting, in order to preserve you club’s vote.

The weekend schedule and current agenda follows:


Friday, 7:30 pm – 10 pm: Social Event and Happy Hour; Place TBA; Come meet other YR’s attending the meeting;
Saturday, 10:30 am – 3:30 pm Board Meeting

Board Meeting Agenda

1.    Call to Order
2.    Invocation
3.    Pledges of Allegiance
4.    Roll Call, TYRF Secretary Kristen Smith
5.    Opening Report and Summary of Election Activities – TYRF Chair, Mark C. Brown
6.    Federation of New Club – Lubbock Young Republicans, under Jon Bruegel
7.    PAC Committee: Report on Proposed PAC Bylaws; Discussion; Possible vote and appointment of Initial PAC Board – Jonathan Boos
8.    Scorecard Committee: Report on Developing legislative scorecard – Michael Holdman
9.    Calendar Discussion: Laying out schedule for Spring
        a. Legislative Day
        b. YRNF Spring Board Meeting
        c. TYRF Red Conference
        d. TYRF Spring Board Meeting
10.    Report on Republican Party of Texas: creation of new Coalitions category; pros and cons vs Auxiliary clubs; Potential issue with RPT regulating auxiliaries re alcohol, chaperones
11.    Discussion: Growing the Republican Party – What do we need to change? How can TYRF help? How can we better grow our clubs with minority voters. What works?
12.    2012 TYRF State Convention Financial Report / Split of Convention Loss with TCYR’s – Brandon Moore
13.    Club Defederation: Tyler YR’s, Victoria YR’s, clubs still owing annual dues
14.    Ratification vote on Removal of Mike Dominguez as Club Development Director
15.    Discussion: Potential Issues with holding TYRF State Convention in Austin, TX, next summer
16.    Officer Reports:
          a. Vice-Chair, J Ross Lacy; reaching out to other auxiliaries
          b. Finance Chair, Jessica Pence
          c. Secretary, Kristen Smith; Google Drive
          d. Treasurer, Rebecca Young
          e. National Committeeman, Brian Bodine
          f. National Committeewoman, Elizabeth Miller
          g. Club Development Director, Richard Morgan
17.    New Business – if any
18.    Club Reports – Reports from each federated club

Accommodations The Drury Inn & Suites located at 28099 I-45 North, The Woodlands, TX 77380 has a block of rooms available for $89.95 per night. Call 281-362-7222 ask for the Montgomery County Young Republicans, group number 1195743, or go online to: This room block expires after Friday, November 16. Reservations made after Friday will be at the normal hotel rates of $105 – $115.



Mark C. Brown,

Chairman, Texas Young Republican Federation
Finance Committee, Kenneth Sheets for State House 107
2633 McKinney Ave, Ste. 130-532
Dallas, TX 75204