How I’m Voting in the Primary

How I’m Voting in the Primary

If you’re looking for a list of names, sorry to disappoint. This post is about how I decide who I want to receive our nominations. My criteria are very simple. The only reason I’ve served as a party officer since 2004 is to elect Democrats, and I’m voting for the...

Why I’m the most qualified?

I really hate questions like this: “What makes you the most qualified person for this position?” It came up in a questionnaire for Plano Profile. I hate these questions because it’s hard to write a response in which nearly every sentence...
Mission, Vision, and Agile Planning

Mission, Vision, and Agile Planning

Some interesting notions around these have been raised during the campaign. Let me tell you how we do things and why it’s the best approach. Those who have been through the exercise know there are many approaches to developing an organization’s mission and vision....

Why I decided not to make endorsements

During the Primary season last year I got a call from one of Clinton’s Texas organizers asking for a personal endorsement. It was fairly easy to refuse, but It had nothing to do with who I voted for.  (My lips are sealed!). But this year I got a call from one of...
Top Three Priorities for the Next Term

Top Three Priorities for the Next Term

A Democratic activist in McKinney recently asked me on the CCDP Facebook Group: If elected /re-elected, what are the first three things you will do that will have a bottom line and immediate impact on accomplishing our mission and goals in Collin County? To put my...
Thank You!

Thank You!

I am honored and humbled to be chosen by the Democrats of Collin County to be their next County Chair. I thank all who voted for me. And I particularly thank everyone who helped with the campaign – whether it was taking responsibility for a major project or making a...