Meeting Location: Krist Law Firm
17100 EL Camino Real
Houston Tx 77058
Meeting Dates: 2nd Tuesday of each month
March 13, 2018 at 7:00 pm
Alex Karjeker, Texas House of Rep. District 129
April 10, 2018 at 7.00 pm
T'Liza Kiel, Veterans Behavioral Health Director at Mental Health America of Greater Houston
May 8, 2018 at 7.00 pm
Adrienne Bell, Democratic candidate for U.S. House to represent the 14th Congressional District of Texas
June 12, 2018 at 7.00 pm
Nick Lampson, Former U.S. House of Representatives for 12 years representing the 22nd & the 9th Congressional Districts of Texas
Author of “The Death Of Washington's Democracy”
Bay Area Democratic Movement:
We stand together in support of each other for the protection of our constitutional rights, health, environment, immigrants, and uphold the belief that vibrant and diverse communities are the strength of our country.
We stand together in support of one another for the protection of our constitutional rights, health and environment and uphold the belief that vibrant and diverse communities are the strength of our country.
The name of the organization shall be the Bay Area Democratic Movement.
To support and promote Democratic principles at all levels of government.
To exert influence on the Democratic Party to continue its historic role as a party which promotes social justice, the local, state and national interest, and the needs of all people.
To keep the Bay Area Community informed of the Bay Area Democratic Movement and its principles by concentrating activities primarily in the Clear Lake and surrounding areas in cooperation with the Harris County and Galveston County Democratic Party and those elected or appointed Democratic Precinct Chairs in these precincts.
All persons at least age fourteen (14) who are interested in the political process and support the principles of the Bay Area Democratic Movement are eligible for membership in the organization.
Membership dues shall be set by the Executive Committee, approved by the general membership, and made a part of the by-laws.
Membership dues shall be paid annually, due in February each year and pro-rated for new members.
Only members in good standing shall be eligible to vote.
The Bay Area Democratic Movement shall have eight (8) board members:
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The term of each office shall be one year, beginning May 1 through April 30.
No term limits will be in place.
Elections shall be held at the regular April meeting of the organization.
Vacancies will be filled by a board majority. The foregoing named four (4) officers shall constitute the Executive Committee of the Bay Area Democratic Movement:
The Board of Directors shall consist of the Executive Committee plus:
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The President shall preside at all meetings and be the official spokesperson for the Executive Committee and for the organization. The President shall create committees as needed. The President shall have the power to call special meetings. The President shall be the official spokesperson at all meetings or gatherings with other Democratic organizations, Democratic officeholders and/or candidates seeking office.
The Vice President shall preside in the absence of the President. The Vice President shall additionally be responsible for arrangements of membership meetings and programs.
The Secretary shall keep the minutes of all meetings and be prepared to report those minutes at the next scheduled meeting if requested by the President. The Secretary shall make such records available to all officers as requested. The Secretary shall additionally be responsible for coordinating publicity for the organization through newsletters and/or in the media.
The Treasurer shall receive and deposit all moneys of the organization and shall record all financial transactions and report them to the Executive Committee for the general membership. Membership dues received by the Treasurer shall determine active membership status and the Treasurer shall supervise the accuracy of membership records.
The Treasurer shall additionally be appointed by the Executive Committee to be the Treasurer of the Bay Area Democratic Movement Action Committee and be responsible for filing all reports required by law with the Texas Ethics Commission.
The Bay Area Democratic Movement will meet at least quarterly. Special meetings may be called by the Executive Committee. A quorum comprised of a minimum of four (4) members shall be required to conduct business. The annual meeting to elect offers shall be held in April.
This Constitution may be amended by a two-thirds vote of the members present and voting as a meeting, provided the proposed amendment has been read as a proposed amendment at the previous meeting.
Bylaws shall be adopted by a majority vote of the members present and voting at a meeting.
The most current edition of Roberts Rule of Order, Newly Revised, shall govern, unless otherwise provided in this Constitution or Bylaws. This Constitution and Bylaws shall take effect upon adoption by a two-thirds vote of those in attendance at a mass meeting of the membership.
If, at any time, this club shall be dissolved, no part of the funds or property shall be distributed to or among its members, but after payment of all indebtedness of the club, its surplus funds and properties shall be donated to the Harris County Democratic Party.
ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP DUES
Students (high school and college) and seniors (65 and older) are exempt from dues.
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Come join Bay Area Democratic Movement and have some fun while staying informed, learning and being active in the political process. Dues are $20 per individual and $30 for a family membership. Students and individuals over 65 are free.
Our snail mail address:
Bay Area Democratic Movement
PO Box 590383
Houston, Tx 77259
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U.S. Senator: Beto O'Rourke
U.S. Representative District 22: Sri Preston Kulkarni
U.S. Representative District 36: Dayna Steele
Lieutenant Governor: Mike Collier
Attorney General: Justin Nelson
Comptroller of Public Accounts: Joi Chevalier
Commissioner of the General Land Office: Miguel Suazo
Commissioner of Agriculture: Kim Olson
Railroad Commissioner: Roman McAllen
Justice, Supreme Court, Place 2: Steven Kirkland
Member, State Board of Education, District 4: Lawrence Allen Jr.
State Representative District 129: Alexander Jonathan Karjeker
Justice, 14th Court of Appeals, Place 3: Jerry Zimmerer
Justice, 14th Court of Appeals, Place 4: Charles Spain
District Judge, 55th Judicial District: Latosha Lewis Payne , Paul Simon
District Judge, 113th Judicial District: Rabeea Collier
District Judge, 189th Judicial District: Scott "Dolli" Dollinger
District Judge, 190th Judicial District: Beau Miller
District Judge, 288th Judicial District: Greg Glass
District Judge, 246th Judicial District: Angela Harrington
District Judge, 269th Judicial District: Shampa Mukerji
District Judge, 281st Judicial District: George Arnold
District Judge, 295th Judicial District: Donna Roth
District Judge, 309th Judicial District: Kathy Vossler
District Judge, 313th Judicial District: Natalia Oakes
Judge, County Criminal Court-at-Law No. 2: Harold J. Landreneau
Judge, County Criminal Court-at-Law No. 5: David M. Fleischer
Judge, County Criminal Court-at-Law No. 7: Andrew A. Wright
Judge, County Criminal Court-at-Law No. 11: Gus Saper
Judge, County Criminal Court-at-Law No. 12: Juan J Aguirre
Judge, County Criminal Court-at-Law No. 13: Raul Rodriguez
Judge, County Criminal Court-at-Law No. 15: Kris Ougrah
Judge, County Probate Court-at-Law No. 2: Jim L. Peacock
Judge, County Probate Court-at-Law No. 4: James Horwitz
Judge, County Civil Court-at-Law No. 2: Jim F. Kovach
District Clerk: Marilyn Burgess
County Clerk: Diane Trautman
County Treasurer: Dylan Osborne
County School Trustee, Position 3, At Large: Josh Wallenstein
County School Trustee, Position 6, Precinct 1: John Miller
County Commissioner Pct. 2: Adrian Garcia
We meet the second Tuesday of each month, with the exceptions of January and July, to discuss current events and organize for Democratic Party candidates and progressive causes.
7:00 Social and food
7:30 Guest speakers followed by brief group business
Location: (see map)
The Krist Law Firm
17100 El Camino Real Houston, TX 77058
Please come and join like minded Democrats in the Bay Area and consider joining our club to promote Democratic principles and help us elect Democrats. Cash or Check. Credit cards coming soon! $20/Member, $30/Family, Students and 65+ are at no charge! Donations to help establish the club and pay for our website and campaign materials would be greatly appreciated!
Krist law Firm
17100 El Camino real
Houston, Tx 77058
Mike Collier running for Lt Governor will be at the Bay Area Democratic Women's Association Thursday Sept 15.
15 Nov 2017
November: Mohammed Jamal, Harris County Democratic Party Coordinator
October: Kim Ogg, District Attorney Harris County
September: Astrid Dominguez, ACLU Immigrant Rights Specialist
August: Dr. Greg Smith, Superintendent CCISD
July: Cody Wheeler, Pasadena City Councilman
June: Mike Floyd, Elected Pearland ISD Board Member at 18
May:Caroline Duble, Engagement Specialist With ACLU
April: Brother Ibraheim
March: Dayna Steele, Candidate for US Congress District 36
BAY AREA DEMOCRATIC MOVEMENT
K R I S T L A W F I R M, P.C.
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17100 EL CAMINO REAL HOUSTON, TEXAS 77058
Primary Party in Clear Lake:
BADM will be hosing a primary watch party at the Krist Law Firm on March 6. Early results start coming in about 7:30 with the bulk coming in about 9:00ish. Bring a friend! Have some fun. Thank everyone for working their precincts and for their candidates!
Tuesday March 6 7:00PM~11:00PM
Krist Law Firm
17100 EL Camino Real
Houston Tx 77058
We had a great turnout and membership drive at our Feb mtg. 55 paid members (breaks down 34 family members and 21 single memberships). 77 people joined us at our last meeting. We collected $890 in paid memberships and we've received donations totaling $230. We expect even more in March! Thank you for joining.
BADM's Phone Bank for Dayna:
We will be phone banking for Dayna Steele on Monday Feb 26 from 5:30-8:30pm. If you can attend please email Rosie Flannigan at email@example.com to receive instructions prior to attending. Bring your laptop or iPad since we will be using Virtual Phone Bank, and your cell phone and earphones . We will be calling friendly Democrats in the district.
Block walk for Beto:
Beto will be block walking in Pasadena. Saturday, February 24, 2018 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM CST. Detailed information and signup form can be found at: https://secure.betofortexas.com/page/event/detail/canvass/4v5mc
Do not wait till March 6th to vote. Vote early! We have attached BADM's endorsements.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
President: Kim Krist
Kim Krist graduated from the University of Texas in Austin with a BA in Marketing and worked in the retail industry before switching gears and becoming a teacher. She now works at Bright Futures as an Educational Consultant. She is married to Scott Krist and has 2 children who currently attend the University of Texas in Austin. Kim's hobbies are tennis, hiking, and running but her passion is politics and is a political news junkie. She started the Bay Area Democratic Movement with a group of girlfriends right after taking part in the 2017 Women's March. Kim is also a Precinct Chair for district 568 and believes in the power of individuals to make a change.
Vice President: John Cobarruvia
John joined the Democratic Party in the early 90's and joined Clear Lake's local club, Bay Area New Democrats. Later he served as Vice President and then President of the club. John worked as the volunteer coordinator of the Sherrie Matula campaign in 2008 and worked closely with the campaign. He did his share of phone banking and block walking. In the past John has been an advocate for consumers in the area of home building issues, electricity rates, and home insurance. John has testified at many hearings on consumer issues in Austin and hopes to resurrect his activism after retirement. He is excited to have been asked to serve at Vice President of BADM.
Treasurer: Angie Berka BayAreaDemocraticMovement@gmail.com
Assistant Treasurer: Tracy Baird Lewis BayAreaDemocraticMovement@gmail.com
Secretary and Marketing: Carla Medlenka BayAreaDemocraticMovement@gmail.com
Special Events & Refreshments Coordinator: Karla Klein
Technology: Freddie Bean BayAreaDemocraticMovement@gmail.com
Hospitality team: Sam Alix & Kayla Alix
Samuel Alix is a native Houstonian. After completing 22 years in the military and serving as both a civilian and military police officer, Sam co-founded a veteran non-profit program, Changing Hearts and Minds Program(CHAMP) with his wife Kayla. Sam is committed to advocating for others, spreading positive vibes, and serving ALL members within his community.
Kayla Alix is a native Houstonian who grew up in South Park Houston and attended Ross Sterling High School. She received her degree in Business Information Systems and recently obtained her Masters Business Administration. She is married to Samuel Alix a disabled Veteran, and together they have five children and three grandchildren. Her career in Information Technology began in 1998 which catapulted her fulfilling her passion of working with youth attending under parish schools in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (S.T.E.M.).
Kayla is also the co-founder of Changing Hearts And Mind Program (C.H.A.M.P.) a non-profit that assists military, veterans, family members, and caregivers to receive many services such as Mental Health, Wellness Recovery, and benefits. Sam and Kayla founded their organization after similar struggles they shared when Samuel returned home from Iraq. Kayla is passionate about equality amongst all people and the opportunity for education for all who chose to pursue their goals.
Action Items Director: Open
Angela Schroder, Kathy, Annise Parker, Dayna Steele, Angie Berka, Kim Krist
Tricia Totten, Roslyn Turner, Kim Krist, Karla Klein
Karla Klein, Carla Medlenka, Angie Berka, Mike Floyd (PISD), Kim Krist. John Cobarruvias
Angie Berka, Karla Klein, John Cobarruvias, Kim Krist, Beto O'Rourke, Kayla & Sam Ali
Beto O’Rouke, Kim Krist
Beto O’Rouke, Scott Krist, Kim Krist
Beto O’Rouke, Scott Krist
Dayna Steele, Kim Krist
Kim Krist, Mike Floyd, Nancy Golden
Beto O’Rouke and Family
Mail: Bay Area Democratic Movement
PO Box 590383
Houston, Tx 77259