Lauren Daugherty

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Lauren Daugherty
Head of Development
Libertarian Party
?—present
Predecessor: Unknown
Successor: Incumbent
Executive Director
Libertarian Party of Texas
2013—present
Predecessor: Rob Lapham
Successor: Incumbent
Personal Details
Education: John Hopkins University
Party: Libertarian Party

Lauren E. Daugherty is the Head of Development for the Libertarian Party and the executive director for the Libertarian Party of Texas.

She has master's degrees from Johns Hopkins University and the Institute of World Politics and is married to economist and George Mason alumnus Jason Daugherty.

Work

  • Chaired the Emory College Republicans at Emory University (2004-2005) and grew the organization to over 200 members. This got her listed in the top five activists in the country from the Young America's Foundation.
  • Worked as a field representative and campus services coordinator at the Leadership Institute (2005-2006)
  • Ran the internship program at the Clare Boothe Luce Policy Institute (CBLPI) but left after realizing she was a libertarian, not a conservative. (2006-2007)
  • Renewed the direct mail program as the development coordinator at FreedomWorks and made it a significant source of funding.
  • On 29 June 2013 she successfully won the vacant executive director's slot in Texas. The other candidates in the final three were longtime state party activist John Spivey and social media professional Liz Walker.

Preceded by:
Rob Lapham
Libertarian Party of Texas Executive Director
2013-present
Succeeded by: