Chairman Kenneth Raymond
The last couple of weeks have been very busy and very productive. I submitted an opinion article on the subject of Reparations to various newspapers in the area; it was picked up and appeared in The Carolina Journal. Please feel free to share with your friends and on your Facebook pages. To read, go to: Carolina Journal
The following Committees have been established; many are staffed and already working.
• Programs and Events
• Voter Integrity Committee
• Voter Registration Committee
• Local Government Watch Committee
Tim Flinchum has been appointed as our “liaison” to our Republican elected officials.
Congratulations and thank all of you for serving. If you are interested in working with one of the committees, please sign up on our website or email us at [email protected].
Vice-chairman Harold Eustache
I participated recently in the ZOOM call for the city on the Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Fund and presented views from the FCGOP. We feel that money should be spent on broad categories of: homeless shelters, veterans, law enforcement and first responders. We intend to participate at every opportunity. We also were mentioned in the Winston Salem Journal’s story about the meeting. (We “used our voice”)
We had a productive discussion for our first in-person meeting of the LGWC. The goal was to codify the mission and vision of the committee as well as discuss methods of communication and reporting.
Our mission is to support our local elected Republicans, “watch” all aspects of our local government, comment on their progress, report their actions and hold them accountable.
Communication – We need to communicate with members concerning our meetings. We are currently using Facebook and emails; however, we plan to develop more efficient ways. We will be broadcasting information in the newsletter and hope to implement a text notification system reminding members of meetings.
Reporting – Our goal is for at least one member to attend each of our local meetings and report to all committee members. We are currently working on such a program.
Mike Owens, Bob Killmeier, Sean Li, and Jolynn Eller attended our meeting along with Chairman, Ken Raymond. We plan on having an in person meeting once a quarter. If you are interested in serving with us, please contact me at [email protected].
Chairman Finance Committee, Ven Challa, MD
The Finance Committee is made up of Dr. Ven Challa, Chair, Stephen Jumper, Vice-Chair and new member George Ware. It's main function is to raise funds for both the party operational expenditures and the purchase or construction of a party headquarters building. Vice-Chair Jumper has vigorously publicized their $22 for 22 (i.e. monthly $ 22 contribution pledge until the 2022 elections) campaign which is expanding rapidly. The Committee is also looking for new members representing various professions/businesses including RJR, Forsyth Memorial Hospital, Hanes and the county's small businesses. Committee Members believe that conservative management of the economy and widespread school choice are the keys to economic and educational progress in the Forsyth County. It enthusiastically supports the leadership of Ken Raymond, Harold Eustache and others on the Executive Committee.
Forsyth County Headquarters:
Mailing Address: Forsyth County Republican Party (Yes. You'll have to spell it out), PO Box 5841, Winston-Salem, NC 27113
Email: [email protected]