STEVE'S ACCOMPLISHMENTS

LIBERTARIAN PARTY
  • Served two terms as National Chair (1993-98) and four years as the party's Executive Director (1998-2002

    • During my two terms as LNC Chair, the party’s membership/donor base increased from 10k to 28k.

    • I was directly responsible for party fundraising and wrote most of our direct mail appeals. In both periods I made phone calls to solicit support from major donors. During that combined period, we raised over $19 million, more than in any similar period before or since.

  • Campaign Manager for the Jorgensen / Cohen campaign (2020)​​

    • ​We raised over $3.5 million, including over $100k per month in recurring donations and over 250 major donors ($1000 - $5600). Approximately 75% of campaign donors were new to the LP.

  • Served as state chair in Indiana and Virginia.

  • Currently chair of the Greenville Co LP (SC).

  • Volunteer state organizer for the Ed Clark campaign in Indiana.

  • Lifetime Member

    • ​VP of Development for The Arlington Players, I authored a direct mail appeal that had a 31% response rate and average donation of $86.

  • Married with four grown children and six grandchildren. Son Garrick and his wife Stephanie were key volunteers in the Donald Rainwater campaign for Governor in Indiana in 2020.

OUTSIDE OF THE LP (LEADERSHIP ROLES)
  • Active community theater performer for the past sixteen years.

  • Served on the board of directors for three DC area non-profit community theater organizations as Development Director, Member Services VP, and Production VP.

  • Retired from teaching in 2019 (chemistry & physics at the secondary and college level).