Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania elects Executive Board

Experience, enthusiasm and principle to match growing party
Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania
3915 Union Deposit Road #223
Harrisburg, PA 17109
For Immediate Release: April 26, 2010
Contact: Doug Leard (Media Relations) at Media-Relations@lppa.org or
Michael Robertson (Chair) at 1-800-R-RIGHTS / chair@lppa.org
Malvern, PA – The Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania (LPPa) elected a new Executive Board at their annual convention in April. Elected to the Board were
• State Chair: Michael Robertson
• Eastern Vice-Chair: Louis Jasikoff
• Western Vice-Chair: Jim Fryman
• Treasurer: Kat Valleley
Michael J. "Mik" Robertson is a geologist and a township supervisor. He and his wife Maggie along with three-year old daughter Claire have a farm in Clarion County where they raise certified naturally grown produce. Mik is vice-president of the Clarion County Association of Township Officials. He formerly served on the multi-municipal planning committee which prepared a comprehensive plan for the future of their township and adjacent borough. He is Vice-Chair of the Libertarian Party of Clarion County.

Louis R. Jasikoff is self employed in the transportation and marketing fields. He has an accounting degree from Fordham University with additional training from Hofstra University. For 25 years he owned, built, and operated a restaurant and motel outside of Yellowstone Park in Montana with his wife and his two children. He has 3 grandchildren. He has served as Chair for the New Jersey Libertarian Party, run for U.S. Congress in New Jersey, and currently serves as Chair for the Northeast Libertarian Party. He resides in Factoryville. Pa.

Jim Fryman is a retired real estate appraiser and negotiator and he and his wife Patti live in Venango County. He is a Graduate of Clarion University (BS Education) and has additional training at Univ. of West Florida and Penn State University. He served in the US Navy as an electronics technician and is an elected township auditor. He is active in Oil Region Toastmasters and Catholic War Veterans and has two children and two grandchildren.

Kat Valleley and her husband, Tim, recently moved back to her hometown of Chalfont in Bucks County. She has been homeschooling their three children for the past 8 years and plans to do so through their high school years. When not busy with household or politics she enjoys reading, singing, cooking and baking and video games. Kat is also the Treasurer of the Montgomery County Libertarian Committee.

“With our new Board in place, we are looking forward to the continued growth of the Libertarian Party in Pennsylvania, indicated Mr. Robertson, “and will renew our efforts to restore individual liberty and limited, efficient government in our commonwealth.”

The Libertarian Party is the third largest political party in Pennsylvania and the United States. More than 200,000 people across the country are registered Libertarians, and Libertarians serve in hundreds of elected offices. Please visit www.LP.org or www.LPPA.org for more information.

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