Official 2021 Libertarian Party of MI Call to Convention

Official 2021 Libertarian Party of MI Call to Convention

Official 2021 Convention will be June 26 through 27 in Mount Pleasant

The official 2021 Convention will be June 26 through 27 in Mount Pleasant.

Link to the June 2021 Michigan Libertarian

By Greg Stempfle, Chair

The Official 2021 Libertarian Party of Michigan State Convention will be held the weekend of June 26th through 27th, 2021, at Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort in Mt. Pleasant.

Saturday June 26 Official Business Session and Banquet

The business meeting will be held during the day on Saturday to consider LPM business which will include the election of state party officers and proposals to amend the LPM platform and bylaws. There will also be a lunch program and the Liberty Fest Banquet in the evening. Anyone may attend the convention, but only delegates, or in their absence their alternates, will be able to vote.

Sunday June 27 Training Seminars and Speakers

A second day full of training seminars and speakers will be held on Sunday along with breakfast and lunch programs. All official business will be conducted on Saturday.

Convention Registration

You can register for the convention by following this official link:

https://michiganlp.org/event/2021-libertarian-party-of-michigan-spring-convention-2021-06-26/

The deadline to join the Libertarian Party of Michigan to be eligible to be a delegate to the convention is May 27.  You can join the party at michiganlp.org/donate/ 

Convention Speakers

Saturday Speakers

Lunch – Spike Cohen

– Presentation of silent auction items

Pre-Banquet – Justin Amash, Spike Cohen

– Photo opportunities for sale

Liberty Fest Banquet, Libby Awards

  • Larry Sharpe – MC, Libby Awards Presenter
  • Justin Amash Keynote Speech

Sunday Speakers

  • Spike and Tasha Cohen – Culture of Winning
  • Larry Sharpe – Training
  • Cara Schulz – Candidate Training
  • Angela McArdle – Affiliate Building
  • Shane Hazel – Georgia Senate Race, Helios Initiative
  • Magnus Panvidya – The Boogaloo and You!
  • Decriminalize Nature MI – Campaign to legalize entheogens in Michigan

Prices and Packages

Official Convention Weekend Package

Includes Saturday Lunch, Saturday Liberty Fest Banquet, Sunday Attendance, Sunday Breakfast, and Sunday Lunch.

$170

Saturday Package

Includes Saturday Lunch, and Saturday Liberty Fest Banquet

$80

Sunday Package

Includes Sunday Attendance, Sunday Breakfast, and Sunday Lunch

$95

A La Carte

  • Saturday Attendance: $0
  • Saturday Lunch: $35
  • Saturday Liberty Fest Banquet: $50
  • Sunday Attendance: $40
  • Sunday Breakfast: $25
  • Sunday Lunch: $35
  • Printout of Convention Materials: $10
  • Vendor Table: $100 – Email Connor Nepomuceno (cjnepo1@gmail.com)

 

Sponsorship

Opportunities for Advertising and exposure at the event and in marketing materials are available. Please contact Andrew Chadderdon (andrew.chadderdon@gmail.com)

Hotel Reservations

The discounted guest room block is available on-line or by individual call-in for a rate of $189/night plus fees. Please go to www.soaringeaglecasino.com and click on Reserve Now or call 877-232-4532, Option #1 for Reservations. Please refer to “Libertarian Party of MI Executive Committee” or “Group Code” FMP062621. Attendees will need the “Group Code” (enter using the drop-down menu initially populated with “Promo Code”) when making reservations on-line.

In case the room reservation indicates there are no rooms available at the discounted rate, please call the hotel at the number above to make the reservation by phone, and if any further challenges arise, contact Dan Ziemba (dz4liberty@gmail.com)

* Please note that Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort prohibits outside food or beverage on the premises.

How to Become a Delegate

Many affiliates have already selected some or all of their delegate spots. Below is a list of the current LPM affiliates and their chair or contact person. If you are interested in being a delegate from your affiliate, please reach out to your contact person to see if there are open spots available.

Affiliated Regions

Capital Area

(Clinton, Eaton, Ingham, Shiawassee)

Luke Sciberras – CapitalAreaLP@gmail.com

Genesee County

(Genesee)

Dave Canny – cannyds@gmail.com

Huron-Raisin

(Lenawee, Monroe, Washtenaw)

Larry Johnson – MichLibertarian@gmail.com

Jackson-Hillsdale

(Hillsdale, Jackson)

Norm Peterson – norman.peterson@comcast.net

Livingston County

(Livingston)

James Weeks – jamestweeks@outlook.com

Macomb County

(Macomb)

Mike Saliba – themikesaliba@yahoo.com

NW Michigan Libertarians

(Antrim, Benzie, Charlevoix, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, Leelanau, Manistee, Missaukee, Wexford)

David Holmer – davidholmer@yahoo.com

Oakland County

(Oakland)

Paul Vainer – paul.vainer@gmail.com

SW Michigan

(Berrien, Branch, Calhoun, Cass, Kalamazoo, St Joseph, Van Buren)

Jason Brandenburg – swmi4liberty@be-innovative.net

Straits Area LP

(Cheboygan, Emmet, Otsego, Presque Isle)

Andy Evans – amevans_1968@yahoo.com

Upper Peninsula

(Alger, Baraga, Chippewa, Delta, Dickinson, Gogebic, Houghton, Iron, Keweenaw, Luce, Mackinac, Marquette, Menominee, Ontonagon, Schoolcraft)

Ryan Roberts – Ryan_r03@hotmail.com

Wayne County

(Wayne)

Jami Van Alstine – jamiracquel2004@yahoo.com

West Michigan

(Allegan, Barry, Ionia, Kent, Lake, Mason, Mecosta, Montcalm, Muskegon, Newaygo, Oceana, Osceola, Ottawa)

Alex Avery – alexavery@jalchavware.com or LibertarianPartyofWestMichigan@gmail.com

Unaffiliated Regions

The four unaffiliated regions will hold their delegate selection caucus on June 12 at noon via zoom video conference. Members of the LPM living in these counties are encouraged to attend.

 

Mid-Michigan

(Bay, Gratiot, Isabella, Midland, Saginaw)

Mid-North

(Arenac, Clare, Crawford, Gladwin, Iosco, Ogemaw, Roscommon)

North-Eastern Lower Michigan

(Alcona, Alpena, Montmorency, Oscoda)

Thumb Area

(Huron, Lapeer, Sanilac, St Clair, Tuscola)

LPM Unaffiliated Regions Caucus

June 12th, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern

Join Zoom Meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89808851244

Or dial by your location

+1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC)

+1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)

Meeting ID: 898 0885 1244