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LPHC Executive Committee

Chair

Susan Stanley Current Term: February 2017-February 2019
Time Committment:  4-6 hours / month 
In-Kind Value: at $15/hour = $1000/year  
Susan brings to us her 25+ years of experience with people and strategic business management from both the corporate and the non-profit worlds. She has over three decades of practical experience with recruiting, training, and managing large teams of both employees and volunteers.  Susan served as the Membership Chairperson for the Libertarian Party of Hillsborough County (2016, 2017, 2018), volunteered at the state level with the Libertarian Party of Florida (2016, 2017), and the FL Chairwoman (2016) and the National Region 2 Representative of FL, GA, and TN for the National Organization of Libertarian Women (2017), and the Chairwoman of the National Organization of Libertarian Women (2018)  During the 2016 Presidential Election Susan served as the Florida Region 2 Manager serving 14 counties across central FL on the JohnsonWeld2016 Campaign.  

Susan is currently the Tampa Florida Ambassador for Ladies Turning To Liberty, the County Chair for the Libertarian Party of Hillsborough County FL and the National Chairwoman for the National Organization of Libertarian Women.

Susan is strategic in nature and can often be found working hard behind the scenes of liberty focused organizations as well as connecting the membership base and training volunteers to be torchbearers for liberty.  Susan is passionate about member and volunteers and enjoys getting to know each person individually, discover their passions and talents, and then connect them to the activist leader where they can make the biggest impact and feel the greatest rewards.

She has a passion for defending personal liberties and the individuals right to access the information necessary to make a conscious choice that works best for themselves. When not working with these groups Susan can be found spending her time helping others to find personal tranquility along the path of balance and nutrition for body, mind, heart & soul at SoulSmarts Academy.

Susan resides in the center of the county north of Ybor and south of Temple Terrace in Region 3.  If you are interested in joining Susan with growing our membership community or in recruiting and training our volunteers and activist you can connect with her directly at SusanForLiberty@gmail.com 

Vice Chair

Chris Kuyatt Current Term: February 2018-February 2020 
Time Committment:  4-6 hours / month 
In-Kind Value: at $15/hour = $1000/year 
 
Chris brings to us his wealth of knowledge from history and his philosophical perspective.   His love for learning and understanding helps us to continue growing as a community.  

His desire for this term serving the Hillsborough Libertarians is to bring a series of educational outreach events revolving around the theme: "What Does Libertarianism Do For Me".     We are looking at continuing our speaker series throughout the county.  If you know of a venue, a particular speaker you would like to hear, or even a topic you are interested in learning more about be sure to share it on our discussion boards  band.us/@lphillsborough .  

Chris resides in the north east corner of Hillsborough County in Region 2 and can be found at socials near Thonotosassa and Plant City.

Treasurer

Kevin O'Neill |  Current Term: February 2018-February 2020
Time Commitment:  4-6 hours / month 
In-Kind Value: at $15/hour = $1000/year 


The LPHC Treasurer is one of the most responsible positions for our political party.  This position ensures that we meet the legal and financial guidelines from the Florida Division of Elections (FL DOE) and the Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections (SOE).  They submit a financial report to the membership each month (incomes, expenses, in-kind donations, other support). They report quarterly to the SOE.       IF YOU EVER CONSIDER RUNNING FOR OFFICE this is a great position to serve the party before you run.  You will learn so much about the legals and reporting systems that it will take a major burden off of your plate and help you avoid common mistakes when you begin your campaign.

  1. Maintain the county Executive Committee treasury at an insured commercial bank;
  2. Maintain all records required by law or by the county Executive Committee of contributions received and disbursements made;
  3. Prepare and file any reports as may be required by law or by the county Executive Committee;
  4. Coordinate the county Executive Committee’s efforts to reach its sustaining fund goal for the state party;
  5. Ensure that thank you notes to donors are sent in a timely manner with the assistance of the Secretary;
Kevin is an an experienced political activist.  Kevin has been active in politics for decades including with one of the duopoly parties in CT.  In 2013 he joined the LPF, and soon became an activist in our county affiliate.  Since that time Kevin has served on the Hillsborough Leadership Team as the Communication Team Chair, the Political Action Team Chair, and the Candidates Team Chair, and even as the County's Chairperson.   

Kevin's public service has involved a Charter Revision Commission, organizer of a PAC, signature collector for petitions, town captain for several candidates, LPF Delegate and as a 3rd Party Voter Registrar here in Florida.  Kevin was active on the Adrian Wyllie for FL Governor, Gary Johnson for President, and Bryan Zemina for FL House serving Hillsborough. He has served as a Florida Delegate for the Libertarian National Committee in 2016 an in 2018. 

Kevin has a passion for confronting the officials and holding them accountable and for informing the public of corruption via sign waves, protests, outreach events, and even showing up at county meetings.  He has spent hours on reviewing and reworking, presenting and defending motions on the legal documents related to the party at the county, state, and national levels.

Kevin resides in the center of the county north of Ybor and south of Temple Terrace in Region 3. If you are passionate about being a demonstrator, showing up at sign waves or speaking up at county meetings, be certain to connect with Kevin at Kevin@Turn2Liberty.com. 

 

Secretary

Jason Stuber |Current Term: February 2017-February 2019 
Time Commitment:  4-6 hours / month 
In-Kind Value: at $15/hour = $1000/year 

The primary role of the LPHC Secretary is to be the keeper of the documentation (our files are all digital and are saved and backed up on-line), including but not limited to to assist the Chair with the creation of the agenda, verify voting members eligibility for each vote that occurs, and take minutes of the business meetings and decisions affecting the Libertarian Party of Hillsborough County, FL as a whole.   As an executive team member this position has a monthly commitment to coordinate with the other leaders on a regular weekly basis.

  1. Keep and maintain in good order all records of the county Executive Committee.
    Current records include:

    • Votebuilder, Nationbuilder, CCDP Executive Committee gmail group.
    • Meeting records including Executive Committee attendance, quorums, proxies, weighted votes, meeting minutes, and signed waivers for email in lieu of mailed meeting notices.
  2. Maintain Secretary files at the CCDP office.
  3. Issue all meeting notices consistent with the requirements of the NC Democratic Party Plan of Organization.
  4. Reserve meeting space for monthly Executive Committee meetings. 
  5. Carry out other duties as may be assigned by the county Executive Committee;


Jason resides on the north west side of the county in Region 1.  He has considered running for office in the future and is new to our team this year.  We welcome Jason and all of his leadership skills, marketing ideas, the understanding that all party success is predicated on volunteers and dollars as well as his positive energy and enthusiasm. 

Campaign Committee Chair

VACANT  | campaign@hillsboroughlibertarians.org

Time Commitment:  4-5 hours / month
In-Kind Value at $15/hour = $1000/year

The Campaign Committee Chair is responsible for recruiting and coordinating volunteers to accomplish our goals with respect to  campaign related issues within Hillsborough County.   For 2018 the efforts have been focused on restoring Felons Rights to Vote and Solar Initiatives.  For 2020 we are already collecting signatures on two constitution amendments including the red-light camera issue and seeking voter approval (2/3rds) prior to a taxing authority adding a toll to any public road.  (FL is attempting to turn it's roads into an income source like New England) they are succeeding in Orlando and Miami.  We have been successful at stopping it in our area so far but we require more support from across the state.   


This position is encouraged to post educational and informational posts related to the LPHC Communication Team to our public blog and community discussion boards. Work with volunteers to man educational outreach booths as well as teams of door-to-door canvassers reaching out to both LPF Voters and NPA voters seeking support and signatures. 

Communications Committee Chair

Could be YOU  |  one year terms Feb-Feb
Time Commitment:  4-5 hours / month
In-Kind Value at $15/hour = $1000/year
    

The Communications Committee Chair is responsible for recruiting and coordinating volunteers to accomplish our communication goals with respect to internal communications (band), external communications (email), social media (FB/IG), and the public (press releases/radio), and website.


This position is encouraged to post educational and informational posts related to the LPHC Communication Team to our public blog and community discussion boards.

Travis was supporting this position while we seek a new Team Leader, however he has moved to Colorado.  You can reach out to Susan to help with the team or learn more about becoming this teams new leader. 

Political Action Committee Chair

Could be YOU  |  one year terms Feb-Feb
Time Committment:  4-6 hours / month 
In-Kind Value: at $15/hour = $1000/year

The Political Action Team chair is responsible recruiting and coordinating the local political activist for Hillsborough Libertarians, for ensuring that the City and County meetings where "Libertarian Issues" are being addressed are on our calendar, and for inviting and encouraging participants to speak up at these meetings for Libertarian standards. 

This position is encouraged to post educational and informational posts related to the LPHC Political Action Team to our public blog and community discussion boards.

Kevin is currently supporting this position while we seek a new Team Leader.  He is willing to train and even remain on the team as one of your volunteers.  You can connect with Kevin at Kevin@Turn2Liberty.com to help with the team or learn more about becoming this teams new leader. 

Fundraising Committee Chair

Could be YOU  |  one year term Feb-Feb 
Time Committment:  2-3 hours / month  + extra for event Jan-Feb
In-Kind Value at $15/hour = $1000/year

This position coordinates the committee putting together the annual fund raiser speaker/dinner in February each year.  


This person also is responsible for recruiting and coordinating volunteers to reach out to new and existing members requesting their annual contribution of $36 throughout the year to support the LPHC.


This position is encouraged to post educational and informational posts related to the LPHC fundraising efforts and the County Convention (speaker/dinner fundraiser)  to public blog and community discussion boards.


If you are interested in joining the team of volunteers that are coordinating the annual dinner or are willing to reach out to fellow Hillsborough Libertarians to request their annual $36 donation please contact us at Chair@HillsboroughLibertarians.org.


Susan and Jason are currently supporting this position while we seek out this next fantastic leader. 


Membership Committee Chair

Susan Stanley  | one year term Feb-Feb

Time Committment:  4-6 hours / month 
In-Kind Value: at $15/hour = $1000/year


This position is responsible for recruiting and coordinating a team of area volunteers that outreach, welcome and connect with the Libertarians in their area.   This Membership Team puts the face, heart and soul on our local political party.    


This position is encouraged to post educational and informational posts related to the LPHC Membership Team and welcoming our new members to our public blog and community discussion boards.


If you are interested in joining this team to send snail mail to new Libertarians in our county, to make phone calls to connect to people personally, to send text messages to your Libertarian friends then this is the team to be connected with.


email Susan at SusanForLiberty@gmail.com