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Bruce Pugh Picture
County Chair
Bruce Pugh: brucelp@suddenlink.net
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.
Jeff Miller Picture
Vice-Chair
Jeff Miller: jeffrageous@yahoo.com
Jeff Miller was born in New Jersey, but moved to Brazos County in 1982 and has lived here ever since. He graduated from A&M Consolidated High School in 1994 and attended Blinn College. Jeff participated in the process of both the Republican and Democrat parties before finally deciding “enough is enough” and joining the Libertarian party officially in 2020.
Mike Halvorson Picture
Secretary
Mike Halvorson: halvormike@yahoo.com
Mike Halvorson has a B.S. in Biomedical Science and a Ph.D. in Veterinary Public Health/Toxicology from Texas A&M University. He grew up in Pitman, New Jersey and went to High School in Beaumont, Texas. He is currently employed as a Business Development Manager with AGS Scientific in Bryan, Texas. Mike has previously served as an Alderman for the City of Evansville, Wisconsin and as a member of the Board of Directors and Vice President of Crossroads Connection Prison Ministries in Omaha, Nebraska. Mike joined the Libertarian Party in 2008.
Sherry Garland Picture
Treasurer
Sherry Garland: readgarland@aol.com
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.
Christopher Jagge Picture
Past Chair
Christopher Jagge: c_jagge@msn.com
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.
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