Brett Pojunis, who is currently serving as a member of the Libertarian National Committee as a representative from Region 4, publicly announced his resignation from the position of Secretary of the Libertarian Party of Nevada in late November 2012. (See this IPR article about that: http://www.independentpoliticalreport.com/2012/12/whats-going-on-with-the-libertarian-party-of-nevada/). The chairman of the Libertarian Party of Nevada, Joseph P. Silvestri, responded to Pojunis’s resignation letter with an email yesterday. A partial text follows:
Subject: Re: [Statechairs] My Resignation from the LPNevada Executive Committee _ Brett Pojunis
- LPN website
- Conservative/libertarian internet talk-show website
- Gigantic Email list
- Monthly fundraiser at nightclubs
- 2012 Campaign websites
- LPNevada Spokesperson claim
- Other outrageous declarations – 40 candidates for 2012!
- Other outrageous declarations – 300 delegates to national convention!
- Other outrageous declarations – 21 candidates to run for State Senate in 2014
- 2012 LPNevada convention at the Chameleon
- 5000 square foot office in SOHO, Manhattan – August 2012
- money taken for website for friend
- 2012 Campaign interference
- misrepresentation to Chuck Muth, of Citizen Outreach
LPNevada – Chair
2012 LPNevada Candidate for U.S. Congress, District 4
Over the course of less than a year, he lost the support of the executive committee to the point where we were prepared to remove him from the board. In anticipation of his removal, Brett resigned and shared our local dispute across the country with a broadside attack on me, and the rest of the Libertarian Party of Nevada executive committee. While not speaking for the committee, I will address reasons why I came to this opinion, and let other committee members speak for themselves.
Since we are all volunteers, there’s no contract or service agreement to compel our service. It’s just a commitment to the team around you to follow through on what you say. When your word becomes worthless, you’re off the team.
Although this list is (mostly) in chronological order of occurrence, the events below are not listed in order of importance. For instance, I would argue that item number 14 is the most significant problem…