Ted Brown

Ted Brown | (626) 429-1661

Ted Brown was elected chair in May 2015 for a two year term.  He has been active in the LP since 1979.  He is an insurance claims adjuster and small business owner who lives in Pasadena with his wife Laura.  They have an adult daughter named Katie.  Ted has recruited Libertarian candidates for many years and has run 15 times himself.  He has also written ballot arguments, and has served as Executive Committee member, newsletter editor, platform chair, county chair, local chair — and previously as state chair in 1988-1989.

Northern Vice-Chairman

Dr. Kenneth Brent Olsen

Kenneth Brent Olsen | (559) 960-3613

Dr. Kenneth Brent Olsen in a clinical psychologist practicing in California. His professional theoretical interests are in Jungian analysis and Rankian psychology. He lives in Hanford, California, with his wife Jillian, and their children. He is a father of five, step-father of two, and grandfather of one. He is the Secretary for Heart of Hanford, a non-profit organization dedicated to finding free market solutions to restoring downtown Hanford. He is a Goði of the Hammer of Thor Kindred, leading their Sequoia Branch, and he created the group Heathens 4 Liberty. He has been active in the Libertarian Party since 1996 when he ran for Salt Lake County Commissioner in Utah. He has been the Chair of the Libertarian Party of Kings County since 2016. He was elected Northern Vice-Chair in April, 2017.

Southern Vice-Chairman

Jonathan Jaech

Jonathan Jaech | 213-929-2530

Mr. Jaech used to work as a mechanical engineer, but now he works as a patent attorney. He is a father of two, and is stepfather to two. He enjoys gardening and writing about natural law.

Jonathan is also the current chairman of the Central Los Angeles Region and is Treasurer of LPLAC.


Honor Mimi' Robson

Mimi Robson | | (916) 446-1776 ext. 3

Honor “Mimi” Robson has been a registered Libertarian for over 3 decades and ran as the Libertarian Candidate for the 33rd District California State Senate in the 2016 General Election. In that election, with very little time or campaign funds, she was able to attract support from her community ultimately garnering almost 50,000 votes. During the election cycle she became more involved in the California Libertarian Party, becoming Secretary for the party in February 2017 when the previous Secretary Resigned. Since becoming Secretary she has worked to get the membership database up to date and to insure that all the business done in the Executive Committee is posted to the party’s website promptly for full transparency. She was unanimously elected Secretary at the 2017 State Convention and plans on working to grow the Libertarian Party over the next year. Honor is also planning on running for State Assembly in 2018 and will continue to grow support in the community over the next year.

Honor grew up in Southern California and has been a resident of Long Beach for the past 26 years. She is a Licensed Professional Civil Engineer and has been working at a small Structural Engineering Consulting firm since 1994. She has been involved with many charitable organizations such as AIDS Walk LA, The Alzheimer’s Association and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation however Honor’s main passion is animal rescue and has been involved at every level for many years.


Steven Haug

Steven Haug | (408) 255-9274
Steve Haug is a small business owner based in San Jose, having launched SBH Enterprises, Inc. in 1994 to provide programming services and custom-built servers and computers, for corporations and individuals alike. He had worked as a software engineer for 13 years at Hewlett Packard, and before that, served four years in the U.S. Air Force. He holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Cal Poly Pomona.

Steve is a life member of the Libertarian Party and has been active in the LP of Santa Clara County. He also serves as treasurer of Silicon Valley Taxpayers Association, collaborating with the LP of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties to defeat various local tax increases and bond proposals.

At-Large Members

Boomer Shannon

Boomer Shannon | (909) 641-7675

Boomer Shannon has been a stalwart Libertarian organizer and campaign strategist since 2005. He has been active in the San Bernardino, Los Angeles, and Riverside Counties serving in leadership roles successfully growing membership, encouraging participation and promoting activism. He has also served the Libertarian Party of California on the Executive Committee several times before this as well as Southern Vice Chair from 2011 to 2013.

As a campaign strategist Boomer served in major field leadership roles for TRC 2010, Proposition 19, Regulate Marijuana Like Wine and a number of local initiatives. He is noted as having worked tirelessly for local, state and federal LP Candidates in Southern California, including as Campaign Manager for the several high profile Steve Collett for Congress campaigns.

Boomer is an evangelist for the ALIVE FREE HAPPY style of political activism that specifically promotes the better world the Libertarians philosophy offers, and eschews fear mongering as a statist tactic. Currently Boomer is pursuing a program to establish an activism center to serve Southern California as an education and outreach headquarters in conjunction with his appointment as chair of the California LPs Membership committee.

Jennifer Imhoff

Jennifer Imhoff | (408) 940-5717

Jennifer is a San Jose native. She currently is the Secretary for the Santa Clara County Libertarian Party and the Communications Director for the Libertarian Party of California. She is a student of Communications at San Jose State University, a Community Manager for a local information security group, and a public speaker on diversity in technology. Jennifer is also a life member of the Electronic Frontier Foundation and volunteer with the Information Technology Disaster Resource Center (ITDR).

Robert Imhoff

Robert Imhoff | (650) 686-1100

Robert Imhoff has been promoting liberty since he was 18 years old. He currently is the Treasurer of the Santa Clara County Libertarian Party. He works as a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for a technology company when he is not busy promoting liberty.

Jason Wu

Jason Wu | (626) 262-1553

Jason Wu is a software engineer who servers as the Treasurer for the San Bernardino County chapter and chair of the California College Libertarians. He actively pushes liberty forward with the ALIVE FREE HAPPY brand, empowering local communities and initiatives at the grassroots-level via tabling and outreach in Los Angeles and San Bernardino County.

Jason Wu

Dave Bowers | (213) 952-9995

I have run for Congress and City Council in the past. I have always been a Libertarian when registered to vote every since I was eighteen. I am the Secretary of LPLAC and the Chair of Region 65. I am employed as a Business Analyst with over 25 years of experience in the print, copy, and mail management industry. I am married. My wife and I have two sons. One who just graduated from Cal Poly Pomona. The younger one has just finished two Associates degrees, at East LA College, one in Logistics.

Alex ApplebyAlex Appleby | (209) 730-6696

Alex believes that we can find real, personal, and financial freedom by taking things back to the principled framework that the founding fathers provided for us in the Constitution. Just like the dedicated soldier who enlisted as a minor into the armed forces, Alex would be honored to fight for you in the U.S. Congress. Among others, his platforms biggest push is going to be for reform of the Veteran Affairs system, and to establish a three term limit on incumbents currently occupying Congressional seats.

Tyler Kuskie is a software engineer and Technology consultant. He was Raised in a little “l” libertarian family with a family business. He began computer programming at the age of 12 and went on to obtain two Computer and Data Networking certifications before he was 18. After high school Tyler started his first company which offered tech support and web development. He later received his degree in Electrical Engineering and has worked for various tech companies since, including Intel. Tyler founded the El Dorado County Libertarian Party and has also participated in several startups and non-profits.

Chuck Hamm

Chuck Hamm | (805) 258-2165
Chuck Hamm is a real estate broker in Oxnard, California. Chuck graduated from Brigham Young University (Provo, Utah) in 2000 with a B.A. in International Studies, minor Latin American Studies. His first career out of college was with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (Salt Lake City), working as a Spanish translation specialist (Contract Linguist), ending that career in 2008 due to heavy travel requirements. Starting in 2004, he also worked as a real estate agent, and since 2008, as a full time real estate broker, specializing in residential sales in the Ventura County area. Chuck is married, with 4 children. He is also the chairman of the Libertarian Party of Ventura County, elected in February 2017.

Wendy HewittWendy Hewitt | (909) 709-8519

Jeff and I have been married for 26 years. I have 3 children, 3 step children and 5 grandchildren. I was a medical assistant for a while but I have been a stay at home mom and I help take care of our business Champagne Pools.

I am the secretary for the Riverside County Libertarian Party and am on the Board of Directors for the Calimesa Chamber of Commerce.





Zachary MooreZachary Moore | (916) 542-9799
Zachary Moore is a criminal defense and cannabis law attorney from Sacramento California. He is a lover of life, liberty, the pursuit of happiness and is passionate about defending these ideals from the coercive power of the state.

At-Large Alternates

Baron BrunoBaron Bruno | (424) 465-3225
Baron Bruno was most recently the 2016 Libertarian candidate for State Assembly in the 62nd Assembly District, and he is a resident of Marina del Rey in Los Angeles County. He earned an MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management, where he has been asked to serve on several Boards, serving the interests of future international students and alumni around the world. His professional career has included being a bond trader, institutional equity sales-trader, environmental consultant, training & development coach, commercial and residential real estate agent and acquisitions director. His commitment to the communities he serves and philanthropic fundraising have included: Cystic Fibrosis, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Boys & Girls Clubs, and the Scottsdale Active 20/30 Club.

Mark Hinkle

Mark Hinkle | (916) 446-1776 ext. 22
Mark Hinkle, a California native, was born in San Francisco in 1951 and now lives in Morgan Hill, CA.  He grew up in San Jose and attended local schools and graduated from San Jose State University with a BA degree in Geography.  He became politically active as a senior in high school, after reading Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged.  In his first time voting for president in 1972 he wrote in the name of John Hospers, the Libertarian Party’s first presidential candidate.  He’s voted for every Libertarian presidential candidate since.

As an LP activist,Mark has served on the LPC ExCom for more than 25 years, six years as LPC Chair, over a dozen years on the LNC and two years as Chair of the National Libertarian Party.  He has run for office eight times (six times as a partisan candidate and twice for non-partisan offices) twice winning the LPC’s Sons of Liberty Award for the most principled campaign.  He is a lifetime member of both the LNC and LPC and first became a dues paying member in 1974.  He is also the Director of Development for the International Alliance of Libertarian Parties (IALP) and the California Director of Our America’s Initiative (OAI).  Locally he is the Vice Chair of the Santa Clara LP and President of the Silicon Valley Taxpayers Association.

After spending 30 years in the high-tech world, Mark became a small business owner specializing in the prevention of children drowning.  Mark is married to Linda Hinkle and has a son, Logan.  All are dues paying Libertarians.