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.

At present, all LPNC committees should be using the Slack application for internal communication. LPNC maintains a Slack workspace for this purpose, and specific Slack channels for each committee. Any LPNC member is welcome to observe and comment on any committee's proceedings. In order to observe or get involved, however, an LPNC member must join the LPNC Slack workspace.

If you are interested in serving on a committee, contact the LPNC Chair or the committee chair.

Adjunct Committees

These committees are established by the LPNC Bylaws.

Bylaws and Convention Rules

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 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. If you would like to submit an amendment to the platform, please create your amendment in this format and send an email to Ryan Brown. The deadline to submit proposals is January 7th, 2022 at 5:00 PM EST. To join the Platform committee meetings, please find the zoom link on the LPNC Calendar. Meetings are normally held weekly on Friday at 7PM EST. 


  • Ryan Brown, Chair
  • Chase Roycroft
  • Dee Watson
  • Donald Reid Deal
  • Jeremy Hussey
  • Joe Garcia
  • Jonathan Hopper
  • Phil Jacobson
  • Robert Rayborn
  • Sean Haugh
  • Stephen Sumner


The Judicial Committee is an independent standing committee of the LPNC. (See LPNC Bylaws Article VII). Members are elected during the annual convention. The Judicial Committee meets only when necessary. Contact the committee by contacting the committee chair, Brian Irving (Wake County). The committee Rules of Appellate Procedure are here.

Working Committees

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


The LPNC Convention Committee is charged with planning and executing the 2022 LPNC Convention.


Strategic Planning  

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

  • Define the human resource needs required to execute the plan. This includes the development of role requirements for directors and teams within the organization, and

  • Review the plan in light of evolving challenges and opportunities, and propose changes to the plan.

Joe Garcia, chair

Policy and Procedure Manual

Committee tasked with developing and maintaining a Manual for policies and procedures approved/used by the Executive Committee outside of the Bylaws.

Code of Conduct Committee

This will be a short-term committee to draft a code of conduct for Party officers, members, and volunteers. It will be presented to the Executive Committee for final approval. The work should take no more than a month.

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