January 17, 2019

Montgomery County Republican Party of Texas

Technology Committee

January 17, 2019

7:00 teleconference

Attendees:

William Brenza, Chair

Joe Sager, Co-chair

Terrence Boggs

Brett Rogers

Call to order 7:05

Discussed the need for a collaboration tool. Alternatives were Slack and Trello. After some discussion the committee decided we needed to do additional research. Tabled until our next meeting.

Joe shared the new logo with the committee. It is now on the shared drive with read access for all to use.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1wj4ZHOVAjPOZZt9IDGp9rpKzYlpBWWtx/view?usp=sharing

The committee discussed the use “LeadPages” as a marketing tool for fundraising. After some discussion, we realized that we needed to wait for the fund-raising committee to give us more input. Tabled.

Advantage App. Terrence Boggs reported that he did not have any additional information. He will contact his sources and have the information for the next meeting.

The committee members will document their skills by the next meeting.

The committee will have their next meeting on the third Thursday of February at 7:00.

August 16, 2018

MCRP Technology Committee Minutes

 

  • Bill Brenza Present
  • Terrence Boggs Present
  • Jon Bouche Present
  • John Nicks Absent
  • Joe Sager Present
  • Bob Sievert Absent
  • Quentin Smith Absent

Meetings: Date and Time:The first and third Thursday of each month at 6:30. Location: 111 S Veranda Ridge Dr., The Woodlands, TX 77382 Conference call: We will make a conference call available to those members that can not attend in person.

Website: Add political candidates and political organizations pages.

Facebook: Take no action until we get admin control of the existing accounts.

Investigate the use of Google office for Email, phone, cloud storage. The cost is $5.00 per month per email. This would cover the chairman, vice-chairman, secretary, treasurer and the 12 committee chairs. While the cost is $80 per month this will allow continuity of organizational information in the future.

Use textfree.us to send text messages to members. Investigate other services that allows texting to more numbers at a time.

Mailing List: We have started a mailing list using MailChimp. We are investigating ways of obtaining other mailing list names so we do not need to start over from scratch.

Discussed the pros and cons of the Advantage program.

July 21, 2018

Best time and place to meet.

Suggested we look into the South County center (It cost $25 on weeknights)

Will try to poll members for best day and time.

  • Scope

    • Tech - Picks platforms and administers them.

    • PR - Sets content

    • Finance / fundraising - Tech committee picks electronic platform for donations. Makes them available to Finance committee.