PDA Central TX – Austin

PDA-CenTex: Chapter Activities

PDA-CenTex: Chapter Activities

PDA-CenTex: Chapter Activities

By Donna Smith, Executive Director – Progressive Democrats of America

PDA-CenTex: Chapter Activities

3/8/16: Exploratory Meeting: Austin, with Donna Smith in Austin. Local Progressive leaders in attendance (15).

3/19/16: Manned booth at Texas Democratic Party Convention: San Antonio; signed up 50 prospects for PDA membership Statewide.

12/10/16: Participated in informal meeting: ReBoot Texas.

12/23/16: Charter issued to PDA-CenTex

12/29/16: First Meeting of PDA-CenTex leadership : adopted goals and objectives; PDA-CenTex Facebook up and running; Decided to sponsor training course for young future leaders, “Winning 101.”

1/14/17: Attended Our Revolution Meeting: Austin: distributed flyers for Winning 101; attended Yeller Dawgs meeting re Health Care issues; sent photo to PDA

1/21/17: Attended, co-sponsored, manned booth and marched, at Women’s March, Austin: 50,000 + in attendance. Met with Democratic Party Chair, Midland, Texas and party activist from Odessa, Texas, re: PDA future chapter.

1/23/17: Conference call with Mike Fox re: Keith Ellison: DNC meeting in Houston on 1/28/17

1/24/17: Chapter Meeting: Welcomed new member to leadership team; decided on two new leaders to invite to leadership team; updated on Winning 101 training course set for 2/25-26/17 in Austin. Prepared draft course outline and schedule. Chapter Leader attended local meeting of American Constitution Society meeting, announced Winning 101 course, distributed flyers.

1/26/17: Conference call with Mike Fox re: Houston event on 1/28/17.

1/28/17: Chapter Leader will attend and lead Houston meeting for PDA.

Lou McCreary, Chapter Leader

(512) 589-1496 loumccreary@yahoo.com lou@pda-centex.org

STATE PDA CHAPTERS

Bob Sheldon

PDA State Coordinator

Lou McCreary

PDA Austin

Kat Sanders

PDA North Central Texas

Frank Archuleta

PDA - San Antonio