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County Chairman
John Elkins:
John Elkins graduated from the University of New York, Albany. After college he worked as a substitute teacher in Los Angeles. He did public programs for a metropolitan library, and Inlandia Institute. Elkins has raised over half a million dollars for charities, worked as a concert promoter and a freelance writer having had 89 articles published. He became a libertarian in high school, and has been active in the Libertarian Party in Hawaii and California.
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Bruce Pugh:
Bruce Pugh graduated from Texas A&M University with a B.S. in Engineering Technology, Electronics in 1990. He grew up in Manvel, Texas and went to High School in Alvin. Most of his work life has specialized in commercial parking equipment and access control. Bruce became a Libertarian in 1998 after reading and agreeing with half of the content in a progressive magazine. He realized the far left had as many disagreements with the Democrats as he had with the Republicans.
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John Roemer:
After reading Libertarianism In One Lesson in the early 80s, John became a libertarian. He has been active with the Brazos County Libertarian Party since 2000. His education background consists of an Ag Eco degree from Texas A&M and an MBA from the University of North Dakota (obtained while serving active duty in the US Air Force). Like many libertarians, he is a strong supporter of the free market and the non-aggression principle. He studies the teachings and principles of Austrian Economics.
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Sherry Garland:
Sherry Garland graduated from The University of Texas at Arlington with a BA in French and did graduate studies in Linguistics/English. She worked in university libraries for many years before becoming the award-winning author of over 30 books for children, teens and adults. She joined the Libertarian Party in the late 1980s and was active in the Harris County LP before moving to Bryan in 1999.
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Past Chairman
Christopher Jagge:
Christopher Jagge received advanced degrees in Entomology from Texas A&M University. He became Chair of Brazos County LP in 1998 and also helped found the Aggie Libertarians. He is a strong advocate for Home Schooling. In addition to his regular job, he also started his own business, BCS Chicken. He served as Brazos County Chair for 21 years before moving to Burleson County in 2019.