Jim Lark

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Dr. James Lark III
Residence Charlottesville, Virginia
Education M.S. in Mathematics, Ph.D in Systems engineering
Alma mater Virginia Tech, University of Virginia
Occupation Lecturer at University of Virginia
Political party
Board member of
Advocates for Self-Government, International Society for Individual Liberty, Students For Liberty

James W. "Jim" Lark III, Ph. D. served as the United States Libertarian Party National Chairman from 2000 to 2002. Lark is a professor of systems engineering at the University of Virginia where he spends much of his time coordinating LP activity on college campuses. He is currently the Region 5-South representative to the LNC.

On February 19, 2007, the Libertarian Party of Virginia awarded Lark the designation of "Libertarian Leader" for 2007 in recognition of his many contributions to the Libertarian Party. Lark is the fourth person to be so honored [1].

Since May 2009, Lark is the chairman of the Advocates for Self-Government.[1] He also serves on the board of directors of the International Society for Individual Liberty as well as the board of advisers of the pro-liberty student organization Students For Liberty, and has spoken at their conferences across North America and Europe.[2]

Party political offices
Preceded by
David Bergland
U.S. Libertarian Party National Chairman
2000 – 2002
Succeeded by
Geoff Neale


  1. ^ "Advocates for Self-Government". Retrieved 17 November 2014. 
  2. ^ "SFL Board of Advisers". Retrieved 17 November 2014. 

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