Speakers & Trainers

Jeff Hewitt

Jeff Hewitt, Keynote speaker
Breakout session: Interfacing with Local Government: Libertarianism at the Local Level

Jeff Hewitt was elected in November 2018 in California as the District 5 Riverside County Supervisor in a county with a population of over 2,000,000 residents. Jeff previously served as Mayor of Calimesa, California, and is a successful small business owner.

Cara Schulz

Cara Schulz
Breakout sessions: Candidate Training I and Candidate Training II

Cara is the Candidate Recruitment Specialist on the LNC staff for the Libertarian Party. She has trained libertarian candidates across the country, as well as run for office herself.

Timothy Perkins
Breakout session: Starting a County Party 101

Timothy has served as the LPO Vice Chair for the 2017-2019 directorship term and served on multiple of the board's subcommittees. Timothy led the development of the LPO's Affiliates Policy and has been working with Libertarians in Oregon seeking to build county parties.

Corey King

Corey King
Breakout session: Delivering the Libertarian Message

Corey has been an Oregon Army National Guardsman for the past 9 years. His professional civilian career has been primarily centered on marketing and events with a focus in the outdoor industries. In May 2018 Corey co-founded Oregon's largest social media firearms advocate group, which has since grown to over 80,000 members, and routinely organizes and coordinates efforts to protect our 2nd Amendment rights in Oregon. To sum it all up, he is a libertarian.

Mats Järlström

Mats Järlström
Breakout session: Engineering Without a License

Mats sued the Oregon State Board of Examiners for Engineering and Land Surveying in 2017, asserting that Oregon’s engineering-licensing law violated his First Amendment rights by banning him from speaking publicly about the math behind traffic lights and from describing himself, truthfully, as an “engineer.”  Mats won his case in Federal District Court in December 2018.