The meeting came to order at 7 PM at the Louisa County Public Library, by our coordinator, Jack Bertron. After
the prayer, said by Tom Silling, and the pledge led by Joanne Boenig,
our treasury report was given by our treasurer, Frank Vayo. Our kitty
has as of last months meeting a total of $635.90. The next order of
business, Jack Bertron, asked Joanne Boenig, secretary, to give the last
months meeting minutes.
Finally, Jack Bertron
introduced our guest speaker of the evening Edgar Doleman. Edgar, born
to an army family, grew up in Georgia, North Carolina, Virginia,
Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Kansas, Texas, and Bolivia. He graduated from
the Virginia Military Institute and entered the army. His service
includes tours in the US, Berlin, Korea and Vietnam. Once retired he
became a freelance writer, authoring The Tools of War, a series on
Vietnam experiences. He then entered the IT world and work for the
Computer Science Corporation and continued doing consulting work for
them after he retired from them in 2009.
education was in physics, American history and systems management. Edgar
has been President and Vice President of the 99th district Tea Party,
first vice chair of the Virginia Tea Party Patriots Federation, and a
member of the Northcumberland Republican
Committee and secretary of the 1st Congressional District Republican
Committee. He serves on the board of the Northern Neck chapter of the
Military Officers Association of America.
Edgar spoke about what he
sees for the next tea party objectives. We, the tea party, want a free
self-governing society. He also spoke about progressiveness and how they
want to change all the localities to blue. He suggested that we have
organizers for action, gathering intelligence and finding out who are
the good guys and the bad guys.
After Edgar Doleman's presentation, there was a question and answer period. Our meeting then came to a close.