In 2018, the Libertarian Party reached the threshold to become an officially recognized party in New York State. The party is led by an Interim State Committee pending party elections in 2020 among enrolled Libertarians.

Interim State Committee

The Interim State Committee was formed in February 2019, and consists of the following:

Chair Tony D’Orazio
1st Vice Chair Tucker Coburn
2nd Vice Chair
Steve Minogue
Secretary Fred Cole
Lora Newell
Member Cody Anderson
 Michael Arcati
Member Steve Becker
Member Richard Bell 
Member Millie Dordal
Member Mark Glogowski
Member Todd Haggarty
Member Jim Harris
Member Andrew Hollister
Member Andrew Martin Kolstee
 Mike McDermott
Member Jeff Motta
Member Gary Popkin
Member Mark Potwora
Member Ilya Schwartzburg
Member Duane Whitmer

County Organization Chairs

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

Albany County Chair Todd Haggarty
Bronx County Chair
Enmanuel Torres
Broome County Chair
Jennifer Kolesar
Cattaraugus County Chair
Peyton Kunselman
Chautauqua County Chair
Andrew Kolstee
Chemung County
Paul Sechrist
Chenango County Chair
Tom Quiter
Columbia County Chair
Cody Anderson
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 Kevin Wilson
Nassau County Chair
Blay Tarnoff
New York County (Manhattan) Chair Ilya Schwartzburg
Niagara County Chair
Nick Phelps
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
Mike McDermott
Tioga County Chair
 Melvin Foster
Wayne County Chair Jim Dayton
Westchester County Chair
Mark Rosen
Ulster County Chair
Sean Wells

County Contacts

County Contacts are those officials designated to act as the point person for forming an interim county organization.
Cayuga County Justin Burchard
Cortland County Matthew McIntyre
Clinton County Zachary Remian
Delaware County
 Nathan Tweedie
Dutchess County
Steve Rifenburg
Franklin County
Mandy Atkinson
Greene County Carol L.Carr
Oneida County
Craig Miles
Putnam County
Jeff Chang
Schenectady County
Fred Cole
St. Lawrence County 
Mark Deon
Steuben County Peter Olausson
Sullivan County
Robert Norbury
Warren County Nathan Dunn
Washington County
 Dave Boddery
Wyoming County Jim Wanke

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

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