Andy Burns is the Affiliate Development Specialist for the National Libertarian Party. He currently works to empower local and state affiliates through training, technology and collaboration. Previously, he served as executive director of the Libertarian Party of Minnesota.
As executive director for the LP Minnesota, Andy dramatically raised annual revenues from $5,000 before he was hired to over $50,000. Andy managed LP Minnesota’s 2014 statewide petitioning effort which collected 13,000 signatures for 5 statewide candidates in just 14 days. This is the only time any minor party has accomplished this since 1998. During Andy leadership, LP Minnesota also increased their non-partisan elected officials from zero to five, revamped their outreach program and established branding standards for the organization.
Andy earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Minnesota Duluth, where he majored in Organizational Management and minored in Economics.