Rodger Young, Chairman of the Livingston Libertarians, was awarded the “Producer of Liberty Award” by the Libertarian Party of Michigan at the annual Libertyfest in East Lansing on Saturday, November 16.
Rodger is “a dedicated, behind-the-scenes Libertarian whose quiet labors over the years exemplifies the backbone of the LP,” according to Robert James Fulner, who nominated Young.
Fulner listed many contributions made by Young, the long time Libertarian who was elected leader of the Livingston Libertarians during a difficult time for the affiliate. Fulner talked about Young’s ability to get along with all people, and his understanding of what a true Libertarian is.
The Libertarian Party of Michigan also awarded two other “Libby Awards” to members of the Oakland County Libertarian party. Leonard Schwartz won the Spokesperson for Liberty Award , and Karl Jackson received the Promoter of Liberty Award.