Liberty Guard's Leadership

Board of Directors

Chairman and Co-Founder

Bob Barr represented the 7th District of Georgia in the U. S. House of Representatives from 1995 to 2003, serving as a senior member of the Judiciary Committee, as Vice-Chairman of the Government Reform Committee, and as an eight-year veteran of the Committee on Financial Services. In 2008 he ran as the Libertarian Party candidate for President.

Board Member

Russell Verney is an independent political strategist having served in prominent roles in third party and independent political campaigns.  Mr. Verney organized the last presidential debate to include a candidate outside of the two major political parties.  Additionally, Mr. Verney served as the Executive Director of Ross Perot’s United We Stand America and later went on to create the Reform Party of the United States.   

Board Member

Jennifer Chambrin is a graduate of Georgia State University. She has worked with Congressman Barr since 1997. She served as Assistant Press Secretary, Scheduler and Assistant District Director in his Congressional Office, and on his 2008 Campaign for President. She has extensive experience working with federal and state agencies.

Board Member

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Executive Leadership


Executive Director

Steven Thomas is a veteran nonprofit executive and political consultant who has guided six organizations as CEO and an additional three as Chairman. He has raised over $8 million for a variety of liberty-minded candidates and causes, and is a former candidate for House of Delegates in Virginia. He has a Master of Arts degree and Bachelor of Science degree from Georgetown University. 

Media Director

Andrew Davis is the former Director of Communications for the Libertarian Party of the United States. He also served as Bob Barr's Deputy Press Secretary during the 2008 presidential election. After leaving the Libertarian Party, he worked as a marketing specialist at one of America's oldest direct response fundraising agencies. He is a 2007 graduate of Clemson University, and currently lives in Charleston, South Carolina.


Shane Cory serves as the president of an interactive marketing and strategy firm that exclusively serves organizations that advance liberty.  He previously served as the Executive Director fo the Libertarian National Committee and as a director for a national government watchdog group.  Cory is a Marine Corps veteran and lives and works in historic Fredericksburg, Virginia.