Charles KuchlenzChair
Heather JelinekSecretary
Mason McElvainVice Chair
Joey GamacheTreasurer
Anthony WilliamsExecutive Director
Anthony originally grew up in Michigan, but after he got out of the Air Force he decided Minnesota was where home is. He is currently finishing up a Bachelors of Political Science with the hopes of continuing into law school. Before moving to Minnesota, he was an activist in the medical and legal cannabis efforts in Michigan. He was been with the LPMN since 2020, but voting Libertarian since 2009.

Executive Committee At-Large

Steve Aro
Rebecca Whiting
Bill Sorenson
Dave Johnson
Justin Merritt
Justin is a composer and Professor of Music at St. Olaf College in Northfield. You can hear his music at He has served on the LPMNEC since 2021.
David Brady
Brian Paulson
Jason Klietz

Acting Executives

Sam WipplingerChair, CD1 Albert Lea Area Libertarians
Derek ThompsonChair, CD1 Mankato Area Libertarians
Chip TangenChair, CD2 Live Free
Dan GarsciaChair, CD4Liberty
Dan lives in Maplewood, Minnesota with his wife and two spirited children, and is a lifelong Eastsider. Dan works for a Digital Agency in Minneapolis and has been in the industry for over 15 years. Dan has been an active Libertarian in his community for over a decade, starting when he first noticed that the freedoms he values so highly were beginning to erode. As a responsible father and parent, Dan is taking an active stance as he’s terrified for the trajectory of his children’s dystopian future. As to why Dan is committed to growing CD4 and helping get out the message of Freedom and Liberty, as the solution to servitude and authoritarianism!
Nate “Honey Badger” AtkinsChair, CD5 Metro Lakes Libertarians
Nate is a lifelong Minnesotan and a resident of Minneapolis since 2009. A recovering Republican, he has run for the Minnesota State House as a Republican in 2010 and 2012 and is currently the Libertarian Party’s candidate for Mayor of Minneapolis. He is committed to growing the CD5 affiliate in Minneapolis and reaching out to people the LP has failed to reach in the past.
Troy FeltonChair, CD 6 Monticello
Keith WhitingChair, CD7` Beltrami Area Libertarians
Jake DahleChair, CD7 West Central


The Libertarian Party of Minnesota operates through a Divisions model structure. Visit each Division page for more information and to view the leadership roles.

Judicial Committee

  • Jim Rongstad, Chair (even year)
  • Bob Odden (even year)
  • James Jenneman (even year)
  • Anita Hansen (odd year)
  • Heather Biedermann (odd year)

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