The state Libertarian Party Executive Committee just added several people to its leadership team.
They elected former chair J.J. Summerell to fill the vacant vice chair position. Summerell stepped down as chair in June to run for Congress.
Michael Desantis was named political director. Desantis was Summerell’s campaign manager. He also worked on three other campaigns, including interning with current Lt. Gov. Dan Forest.
Bruce Basson, Wake LP vice chair, was named to chair the Strategic Planning Committee. He is the senior scientific advisor at Quintiles IMS.
Jeremy Hussey was also named County Affiliate Development Director. He is an at-large member of the executive committee and has been serving as affiliate coordinator for central North Carolina.