Gov. Gary Johnson
Policy Advisor
State Government

Gary Johnson served two terms as Governor of New Mexico. He was the Libertarian Party candidate for President of the United States in 2012 and 2016. Learn more about Gary Johnson.
Dr. Mary Ruwart
Policy Advisor

Dr. Mary J. Ruwart is a research scientist, ethicist, and a libertarian author/activist. Since 1982, Dr. Ruwart has also been involved in societal ethics with a focus on the political theory and practice of libertarianism.  Currently, Dr. Ruwart serves as Chair of the International Society for Individual Liberty and Secretary of the Foundation for a Free Society. Her full biography is posted at
Dr. Mark Miller
Policy Advisor

Dr. Mark Miller enjoyed a long career in the oil and gas industry – petroleum engineer, University of Texas at Austin faculty member, worldwide consultant, and small business owner. In 2014 and 2016, he was the Libertarian Party nominee for Texas Railroad Commissioner, a position that regulates the state’s oil and gas industry. In 2016 Dr. Miller received the endorsements of all of Texas’ major newspapers, garnering sufficient votes for the Libertarian Party to retain ballot access.
Rob Kampia
Policy Advisor

Rob co-founded the Marijuana Policy Project in January 1995. He was instrumental in legalizing medical marijuana in half of the 29 states that have done so. Rob oversaw the seven-year campaign in Colorado that resulted in that state becoming the first place on the planet to legalize marijuana from seed to sale. He has now founded the Marijuana Leadership Campaign, which is based in Austin and Washington, D.C. His blog is
Eric Espinoza
Policy Advisor

Eric is the secretary of DFW NORML, a non-profit organization dedicated to fighting cannabis prohibition. He has lobbied extensively in the Texas legislature on behalf of NORML and himself for compassionate, inclusive drug policy. He is also the Libertarian Party candidate for Texas House of Representatives in District 92.*NORML does not endorse political candidates
James Werner
Policy Advisor

James Werner was the Libertarian candidate for Governor of Texas in 2006. James has been in leadership and founding positions of several companies. His profile can be found here.
Patrick Dixon
Campaign Manager

Pat was Chair of the Libertarian Party of Texas from 2004-2014, documented in his book “Primary Screenout”. He served on the LP national committee and as chair of the Libertarian State Leadership Association. He was twice elected to city council in Lago Vista, Texas.