Marc Connuck, Chair of the Grassroots Initiative (Local Action) Committee and Second Vice-Chair of the Libertarian Party of Bucks County, announced his candidacy for Secretary of the Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania on March 12, 2013. The election of party officers will take place at the LPPA Annual Convention to be held on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at the Days Inn Conference Center in Danville, which is located in Montour County, Pennsylvania.
Mr. Connuck's Statement of Candidacy follows:
"My name is Marc Connuck and I am announcing my candidacy for Secretary of
the Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania. I believe that I am the best suited
candidate for the position. On several occasions, I have served as Acting
Secretary for the Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania and the Libertarian Party
of Bucks County. I know what I will be responsible for doing at the Board of
Directors meetings. I will devote myself to attending all Board of Directors
meetings as long as I
hold the position.
Next, I have shown myself to
be a capable and responsible individual in all of the positions I currently
hold within and outside of the Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania. I am the Membership Database Manager of the Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania responsible for keeping the membership lists up to date. I am a member of the
Legislative Action Team and the chairman of the Marijuana Legalization
Subcommittee through which I have created connections with the Executive
Directors of several organizations who support marijuana legalization such as
the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws – Philadelphia
(NORML – Philadelphia), Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP) and I have
made a connection with the Drug Policy Specialist at Citizens Opposing Prohibition. I have also been in talks with private concerned citizens about
creating and petitioning the Pennsylvania government. Currently, I am talking
with other organizations and creating connections. I also serve as Chairman of the Grassroots Initiative (Local
Outside of the Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania, I
work as an activist through Pennsylvania Farmers for Industrial Hemp. Under
their banner, I will be speaking at the NORML Mid-Atlantic Regional
Conference on March 16, 2013. I am also working to establish the Youth
Caucus of the Libertarian Party. Alongside other libertarians across the
country, I am working to write the initial bylaws, platform and statement of
principles for the Youth Caucus of the Libertarian Party.
people can attest to my work ethic, responsibility, and dedication
to promoting Libertarian values throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
and the Country at large. I have shown myself to be capable and hard-working.
As Secretary of the Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania, I will do everything
in my power to help the Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania grow and I will not
stop until the job I have set out to do is complete.
If anybody has
any questions they would like to ask me, they can reach me at email@example.com.
If anybody would like to speak to me, whether by phone or
in person, I would
be more than happy to speak with you personally."