I little bit of history, Lou lost NACo in 2008 also. None of the California members of the board of directors endorsed him. His name didn’t even make it to the annual conference, so this year he decided to get more aggressive in his campaigning, and lost again.
CALIFORNIA STATE ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
March 20, 2008
CSAC Conference Center, Sacramento
M I N U T E S
6. ENDORSEMENT OF NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES’ CANDIDATE FOR 2 ND VICE PRESIDENT
President Gordon discussed CSAC’s participation in the campaign for NACo 2 nd Vice President. Last year CSAC supported Judge Glen Whitley of Texas who ultimately lost to Teresa Altemus of Virginia. Judge Whitley has decided to run again this year and has requested CSAC’s support.
The other candidate this year is Lou Magazzu from New Jersey. Both candidates were invited to make a short presentation to the Board. Following their presentations, a discussion took place regarding whether or not to wait until the California Caucus in July before taking action. The decision was made to take action at this time.
Motion and second to support Judge Glen Whitley for 2008 NACo 2 nd Vice President and adhere to the unit rule provision. Motion carried unanimously.