Meet the Team

The Conscience of the Republican Party

The Republican Liberty Caucus is a 527 voluntary grassroots membership organization dedicated to working within the Republican Party to advance the principles of individual rights, limited government and free markets. Founded in 1991, it is the oldest continuously-operating organization within the Liberty Republican movement.

John Dennis


John Dennis first gained prominence in politics as the libertarian Republican running for congress against former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. John has been an RLC member since 2010. He has served on the RLC National Board since 2015, most recently as Vice Chairman. John was Chairman of the California RLC chapter (RLCCA ) for three terms. John serves on the board of directors of the California Republican Party as “Chair of Chairs” i.e., Chairman of the CAGOP County Chairmen’s Association (CCA). He is also currently the Chairman of the San Francisco Republican Party. Born in one of Jersey City, New Jersey’s toughest public housing projects, John graduated from Fordham University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. At Fordham John was elected student body president. John joined office ergonomics manufacturer Humanscale as an intern, becoming a partner and the company’s second largest shareholder. He worked in tech and has been a real estate developer for more than two decades. John is a veteran of scores of political campaigns. John, his wife Heather, and their daughter Devan live in their dog Augie’s house in the Pacific Heights neighborhood of San Francisco. John has been a San Francisco resident since 1991.

Matt Nye


Matt Nye is an innovative entrepreneur and political activist with more than 30 years experience in finance and technology. Nye founded the Republican Liberty Caucus of Central East Florida (RLCCEF) in 2008, organized the Brevard Tea Parties in 2009 and currently serves as the National Chairman of the Republican Liberty Caucus. Nye is a frequently sought expert on subjects like taxes, regulation, waste, fraud, abuse and transparency.

Ben Beckhart

Vice Chair

Ben Beckhart first got involved in politics as a Ron Paul supporter during the 2008 election cycle. He has been active in the Republican Party as Precinct Committeeman for eleven years. In 2018, Ben cofounded the Republican Liberty Caucus of Arizona (RLCAZ) and served as the Secretary/Treasurer for four years. He currently serves as the RLC Secretary, the Chair of the RLC Legislative Affairs Committee, and the Vice Chair of the RLCAZ.

Jessico Bowman


Jessico Bowman is a Christian with a passion for real estate investment who owns multiple businesses. She is also a conservative political activist and serves on committees for the Republican Liberty Caucus of Florida. Jessico has a degree in Agricultural Business & Economics and over a decade of experience in operations, technology, and management in various industries. She is married with two boys and is passionate about volunteerism in her children's education and extracurricular activities.