Committees

Any business that the LPNC conducts outside of its annual convention is handled in a committee. These committees are listed below with any links to more information about each. If you’re interested in serving on a committee, contact the LPNC Chair or the committee chair.

Bylaws Committees

These committees are established by the LPNC Bylaws.

Bylaws and Convention Rules Committee

The Bylaws and Convention Rules Committee is appointed by the Executive Committee to serve during the months leading up to an annual convention in odd-numbered years during which the LPNC Bylaws are formally considered for revisions. The committee conducts most of its business in a Yahoo Group. 

Platform Committee

The Platform Committee is appointed by the Executive Committee to serve during the months leading up to an annual convention in even-numbered years during which the LPNC Platform is formally considered for revisions. The committee conducts most of its business in a Yahoo Group.

Members: Ken Penkowski(chair), Tim Cole, Susan Hogarth, Tom Howe, Phil Jacobson, Windy McKinney, Aaron Michel, J.J. Summerell, and John Vincent.

Judicial Committee

The Judicial Committee is defined in the Article VI of the LPNC bylaws. Member's are elected during the annual convention. The Judicial Committee meets only when necessary. Contact the committee by contacting the committee chair. The committee Rules of Appellate Procedure are here.

Members: Barbara Howe (chair), Thomas Hohman, David Speight, Bobby Emory, and Mike Munger.


Working Committees

Working committees are created by the Executive Committee as needed to carry out the work of the party.

Convention Committee

The Convention Committee finds a location and plans the speakers and events that will take place during the annual LPNC State Convention. Chair: Brian Lewis

Strategic Planning Committee 

The purpose of this committee is to continue work on the 2020 Strategic Plan, including:

  • Defining the human resource needs required in the fulfillment of the findings outline in the plan. This includes the development of role requirements for directors and teams within the organization, and;

  • Periodic review of the findings in light of evolving challenges and opportunities that will, invariably, present themselves, and, proposal of changes to the strategic direction outlined in the plan.

Members: Ken Penkowsi (chair), Brad Hessel, Brian Irving, Bjorn Pedersen, Jason Melehani. J.J. Summerell. Alex Vuchnich

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