On January 28, 2011, the Governing Board of the Objectivist Party voted to remove Seth Michael Adams II from his position as President of the Objectivist Party of Maine and to terminate his membership in the party.
This action was taken only after many efforts were made to reach out to Mr. Adams to discover why he had abandoned his duties and responsibilities as President of the Objectivist Party of Maine. No response was received to e-mails and phone messages left for him and the final straw happened when he hung up after hearing that an officer of the Objectivist Party was calling him.
Before taking this extreme action, Mr. Adams was given an opportunity to resign, which he refused to do. He also failed to submit Status Reports for his affiliate and failed to communicate with his members. The Governing Board found him guilty of "malfeasance" before removing him from his position and terminating his membership.
Dr. Tom Stevens, Objectivist Party Chair, said:
It is regrettable that Seth Michael Adams II chose to abandon his duties in this manner. He was given more than a reasonable time period during which he could have chosen to resign but instead he clung onto his position and chose to cease communication with party officials and to abandon the responsibilities he freely accepted.
Seth Michael Adams II served as President of the Objectivist Party of Maine from August 12, 2010 until his removal by the Governing Board of the Objectivist Party on January 28, 2011.