The Libertarian Party of New York is governed by the State Committee. An Executive Committee, a subset of the State Committee, handles the day-to-day operations of the party. Additionally, several counties have their own leadership.

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee was elected on September 26, 2020 and took office at the adjournment of the Organization Meeting on September 27, 2020.

Chair Cody Anderson
1st Vice-Chair
Tony D’Orazio
2nd Vice Chair Duane Whitmer
Secretary Andrew Martin Kolstee
Treasurer Lora Newell
Member-At-Large Rob Arrigo
Member-At-Large Gabrielle Cordova
Pietro Geraci
Member-At-Large Paul Grindle
Member-At-Large Rich Purtell

State Committee

Judicial District 1

Representing New York County (Manhattan).

Judicial District 2

Representing Kings County (Brooklyn).

Judicial District 3

Representing Albany, Columbia, Greene, Rensselaer, Schoharie, Sullivan, and Ulster Counties.

Judicial District 4

Representing Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Hamilton, Montgomery, Saratoga, Schenectady, St. Lawrence, Warren, and Washington Counties.

Judicial District 5

Representing Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Oneida, Onondaga, and Oswego Counties.

Judicial District 6

Representing Broome, Chemung, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Madison, Otsego, Schuyler, Tioga, and Tompkins Counties.

Judicial District 7

Representing Cayuga, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne, Yates

Judicial District 8

Representing Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Niagara, Orleans, and Wyoming Counties.

Judicial District 9

Representing Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, and Westchester Counties.

Judicial District 10

Representing Nassau and Suffolk Counties.

Judicial District 11

Representing Queens County.

Judicial District 12

Representing Bronx County.

Judicial District 13

Representing Richmond County (Staten Island).

County Organization Chairs

The following are chairs of recognized county affiliates, known as County Organizations.

Albany County Chair Todd Haggerty
Bronx County Chair
Enmanuel Torres
Broome County Chair
Joseph Pauline
Cattaraugus County Chair
Peyton Kunselman
Chautauqua County Chair
Andrew Kolstee
Chemung County
Nick Grasso
Chenango County Chair
Tom Quiter
Columbia County Chair
Scott Hoskins
Erie County Chair Duane Whitmer
Fulton County Chair
Brandon Lyon
Genesee County Chair
Mark Potwora
Kings County (Brooklyn) Chair
Matthew Morgan
Madison County Chair David Penner
Monroe County Chair Steve Becker
Nassau County Chair
Blay Tarnoff
New York County (Manhattan) Chair Ilya Schwartzburg
Onondaga County Chair Shawn Hannon
Ontario County Chair
Kari Bittner
Orange County Chair Pietro Geraci
Orleans County Chair
Chase Tkach
Otsego County Chair
Dylan Harris
Queens County Chair
Michael Arcati
Richmond County (Staten Island) Chair
Joe Portelle
Rensselaer County Chair
Phil Vecchio
Saratoga County Chair Rob Arrigo
Schoharie County Chair
Lora Newell
Suffolk County Chair
 William Van Helmond
Tioga County Chair
 Theresa Gosart
Wayne County Chair Jim Dayton
Westchester County Chair
Dan Singer
Ulster County Chair
Jay Carr

County Contacts

County Contacts are those officials designated to act as the point person for forming an interim county organization.

Allegany County
Michele Ball
Cortland County Matthew McIntyre
Clinton County Zachary Remian
Delaware County Nathan Tweedie
Dutchess County Steve Rifenburg
Franklin County Patrick Ward
Greene County Carol L.Carr
Montgomery County Barbara Neznek
Oneida County
Craig Miles
Putnam County William O’Donnell
Rockland County Robert Greibesland
Washington County Brian Wells
Wyoming County
 Jim Wanke

If you wish to be appointed as a county contact, please contact Rob Arrigo (, Chair of the Local Affiliate Development Committee.

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