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JHTP COMMITTEES AND VOLUNTEER ORGANIZATIONS

JHTP is a fiscally-conservative, all-volunteer organization, powered by the passion and effort of great members who believe in our Mission and Core Values. Listed below are JHTP organizational entities which require the volunteer efforts of JHTP members, and the work always exceeds the supply of volunteer labor. We ask that you read the objectives of each organization, determine where your interests lie, and volunteer to work in that/those organization(s). You may also view the 2013 JHTP Organizational Chart to see the overall organizational structure of JHTP.

COMMITTEE COMMITTEE OBJECTIVES VOLUNTEER
NATIONAL/FEDERAL LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE
  • Continuously research legislative bills, issues, regulations, policies, proceedings, etc. at issue with JHTP Core Values
  • Develop JHTP positions on bills/issues consistent with JHTP Core Values
  • Plan, schedule, publicize and mobilize JHTP responses/actions to pertinent bills/issues
  • Establish and maintain contact with other Tea Party organizations to coordinate legislative actions/responses
  • Establish and maintain working relationships with local offices of our US Congressional representatives
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STATE LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE
  • Continuously research Wyoming legislative bills, regulations, proceedings, etc. at issue with JHTP core values
  • Develop JHTP positions on bills/issues consistent with JHTP Core Values
  • Plan, schedule, publicize and mobilize JHTP responses/actions to pertinent bills/issues
  • Establish and maintain contact with other Tea Party organizations to coordinate legislative actions/responses
  • Establish and maintain working relationships with local representatives to the Wyoming legislature
  • Recommend, advise, coordinate, and assist with drafting legislation consistent with JHTP Core Values with local representatives to the Wyoming legislature
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TETON COUNTY ISSUES COMMITTEE
  • Represent and provide JHTP positions, testimony, etc. at all Teton County governmental meetings and proceedings, consistent with JHTP Core Values
  • Establish and maintain working relationships with Teton County Commissioners and County agency heads and personnel
  • Develop and present JHTP positions on Teton County issues consistent with JHTP Core Values
  • Plan, schedule, publicize and mobilize JHTP responses/actions to pertinent Teton County issues
  • Establish and maintain contact with other Tea Party organizations to coordinate legislative actions/responses
  • Recommend, advise, coordinate, and assist with drafting of regulations, policies, etc. consistent with JHTP Core Values with Teton County Commissioners
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JACKSON TOWN ISSUES COMMITTEE
  • Represent and provide JHTP positions, testimony, etc. at all Jackson Town governmental meetings and proceedings, consistent with JHTP Core Values
  • Establish and maintain working relationships with Town Council members and Town agency heads and personnel
  • Develop and present JHTP positions on Jackson Town issues consistent with JHTP Core Values
  • Plan, schedule, publicize and mobilize JHTP responses/actions to pertinent Jackson Town issues
  • Establish and maintain contact with other Tea Party organizations to coordinate legislative actions/responses
  • Recommend, advise, coordinate, and assist with drafting of regulations, policies, etc. consistent with JHTP Core Values with Jackson Town Council
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ELECTION COMMITTEE

(Note: the Federal and State Election Committees may be consolidated into a single "ELECTION COMMITTEE" incorporating the recuitment and support of conservative local, state, and national candidates.)

  • Establish and maintain communications and relationships with local and state political parties
  • Seek and establish JHTP presence and representation in local and state political parties to influence the choice of candidates who embrace and support JHTP Core Values
  • Seek, recruit, support, and promote candidates for local, state, and national offices who embrace and support JHPT Core Values
  • Research positions and voting records of Wyoming candidates for US Congress, Wyoming Legislature, Teton County, and Jackson elected offices in context of JHTP Core Values
  • Plan and conduct events where candidates may appear, debate opponents, and answer constituent questions in an open forum
  • Research and grade candidate positions, voting records, and public statements for consistency with JHTP Core Values
  • Publish candidate positions and voting records for public review and information
  • Publicly and financially support candidates who embrace and support JHTP Core Values
  • Establish and maintain contact with other Tea Party organizations to coordinate candidate research, evaluation, and support
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EDUCATION COMMITTEE
  • Identify important audiences, and subject matter for JHTP-sponsored educational events
  • Find, and maintain relationships with providers of pertinent educational materials and services
  • Plan JHTP educational events
  • Establish and maintain JHTP working relationships with local educational institutions (schools, etc.)
  • Represent JHTP to provide educational materials and services at JHTP and community events
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EVENTS COMMITTEE
  • Plan, contract, and conduct JHTP social, fundraising, educational, and general membership events
  • Locate and schedule noteworthy speakers for JHTP events
  • Establish and maintain relationships with providers of venues and services for JHTP events
  • Plan, schedule, staff, and publicize JHTP presence and participation in pertinent community events
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MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE
  • Establish JHTP membership goals in concert with JHTP strategic plan
  • Identify and plan initiatives to increase JHTP membership
  • Sign up and welcome new JHTP members
  • Represent JHTP at JHTP and other community events to sign up and welcome new JHTP members
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FUND RAISING COMMITTEE
  • Develop fundraising goals in concert with JHTP strategic goals and operations to achieve those goals
  • Identify viable sources of funding for JHTP operations
  • Establish and maintain relationships with donors
  • Obtain sufficient donations/contributions to adequately fund JHTP operations
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EXECUTIVE ADMINISTRATION AND INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
  • Maintain JHTP website
  • Maintain JHTP Facebook page
  • Maintain official JHTP membership database and distribution lists
  • Record and track to completion all JHTP action items
  • Keep JHTP members informed about upcoming events, meetings, and calls to action on legislation and issues
  • Draft and/or review all external JHTP communications before publication or transmission
  • Publish and/or transmit all official JHTP communications
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