Effective May 5, 2013, Jordan Stella was re-appointed President of the Objectivist Party of Indiana (OPIN) by the Governing Board of the Objectivist Party.
In accepting the re-appointment, Jordan Stella said:
I'm an Objectivist because I believe in freedom, first and foremost. Rational thinking should be the basis for our society, not greed. I want to thank Dr. Stevens for his continued support and for giving me the opportunity to promote reason, liberty, and Objectivism to the world.
The Objectivist Party of Indiana was chartered on October 10, 2008. Its first President was Marc Oestreich, who served from October 10, 2008 through November 12, 2009. Its second President was Sam Varriano, who served from November 12, 2009 to May 5, 2011. Jordan Stella was appointed OPIN President on May 5, 2011.
The Objectivist Party was founded by Thomas Robert Stevens on February 2, 2008, Ayn Rand's birthday. It seeks to promote Ayn Rand's philosophy of Objectivism in the political realm.