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New Hampshire Independence PAC is an all volunteer political action committee working to elect Representatives, Senators, and others who are committed to working toward a more independent New Hampshire.

Matt Sabourin dit Choinière – Chairman

Matt is a former Air Force Officer and earned a B.S. in Environmental Engineering from Clarkson University in Potsdam, NY. He currently works as a wireless sales professional on the New Hampshire Seacoast. Additionally, he is also a PADI certified Master SCUBA Diver and an Eagle Scout. Watch his interview about independence on Free State Live!

Derek Proulx – Vice Chairman

Derek is a NH native from Derry, attending Pinkerton Academy and then Plymouth State University. Derek is veteran Sergeant of the NH Army National Guard where he served in Bravo Battery 3-197th Field Artillery as a HIMARS crew chief. Outside of NHIPAC, Derek volunteers for several other NH liberty organizations and the State Director of the NH chapter of Defend the Guard.

Conner Drigotas – Treasurer

Conner earned his MBA from Lehigh University and undergraduate degrees from Lafayette College. He currently serves as the Managing Editor of an investigative journalism newsroom. Prior to his current role, Conner worked on corruption and First Amendment issues as a Director at several nonprofits and taught business as an adjunct professor at Lehigh University. He wants you to donate to NHIPAC.

Erik Lehtinen

Erik earned his M.S in Natural Resources from the University of Missouri, and attended SUNY and McGill University as an undergraduate. After college, he served in the Marine Corps and the Air National Guard. In 2005, he started his independent insurance and financial brokerage while raising a family, serving his community as an EMT, and as a Board member of various non-profit organizations. He has been involved in the Free State Project since 2004 and moved to NH in 2020.

Russell Kanning

Russell received his BS in Accounting from The Master’s University in Santa Clarita California. He has worked as an accountant, truck driver, and handyman for the last 30 years. Russell is currently trying persuasion, nullification, and legislative methods to make New Hampshire independent. He is also trying to learn how to love his enemies, like his boss instructed him to do.

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