March 2018 Meeting Minutes

Minutes from March 6, 2018  Linden Hall, Columbia, MD

Candidates Forum

Approximately 150 in attendance

1. 6:15 - 6:30 PM Social time

2. 6:30 – 6:45 PM Club business: Sue Geckle opened the meeting by thanking the speakers, elected officials and members for attending. The February minutes were approved. Rules for the forum were explained. Attendees were asked not to record any of the speakers.  The endorsement meeting will be April 10, 2018.

3. 6:45 – 7 PM

Central Committee Candidates
Maureen Evans Arthurs
Sue Geckle
Safa Hira
Jennifer Jones
Jan Oliver
Najee Bailey
Scott Berkowitz
Jeremy Eldridge
Bob Ford
Tim Lattimer
Gabriel Moreno
Pravin Ponnuri
Herbie Smith

4. 7:00 – 7:45 PM
County Executive – Harry Dunbar
States Attorney – Rich Gibson
Clerk of Court – Wayne Robey

Contested races

John McMahon

Register of Wills
Byron Macfarlane
Terry McAndrews

Orphans Court
Ajile Brown
Anne Dodd
Elizabeth Ann Fitch
Nicole Bormel Miller
Ward Morrow
Leslie Smith Turner

5. 7:45 - 8:45 PM

Gubernatorial Candidates (5 minutes each)
County Executive Rushern Baker
Susan Turnbull (Lt Governor for Ben Jealous)
County Executive Kevin Kamenetz
State Senator Rich Madaleno
Alec Ross
Baltimore City Councilman Brandon Scott (Lt. Governor for Jim Shea)
Krish  Vignarajah

The meeting ended at 9:00 p.m.

Respectfully submitted by Lisa B. Coster