Jim was elected as National Chairman at the 2020 Constitution Party National Convention. He served previously as National Chairman for three terms from 1999 to 2012. He is the senior partner in the Lancaster, Pennsylvania law firm of Clymer, Musser and Conrad. As the party’s nominee for Lt. Governor in both 1994 and 1998, his candidacy set Pennsylvania vote records for 3rd Party candidates. During his 2004 run for US Senate against Republican Arlen Specter, he received more than 200,000 votes. Jim Clymer was the vice-presidential running mate for 2012 Constitution Party presidential candidate Virgil Goode. Jim and his wife, Lois, have five adult children.
Doug was born and raised in Colorado where he attended Colorado State University, earning a BS in Business Administration. He is the owner of BSI-Crowd Control, LLC, and raises livestock. He was on a national televised debate when he ran for Congress in 2010. He has served three terms as County Chairman and is currently the State Chairman of American Constitution Party. He has been married to Terri for 26 years and they are the parents and educators of six children.
Paula Hospelhorn has been with the party since the 2016 election. Paula and her husband Edwin have been actively involved with the Constitution Party of Arizona ever since.
Paula Hospelhorn served in the US Army (1982 – 1988) in the military intelligence community, four years in Germany and 2 years at NSA. She has a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Security, MBA in Business Administration and Doctorate in Biblical Studies.
Paula is currently the Constitution Party of Arizona State Chairwoman and resides with her husband Edwin in Apache Junction, Arizona with their two dogs Chino and Tilly.
Gerald is a newer member of the Constitution Party. He and his wife became disenchanted with the two-party system and decided to join in February 2013. He and his wife have been actively involved with Colorado’s American Constitution Party ever since.
Gerald has spent his career as an accountant with Xcel Energy, the electric and gas utility serving eight mid-western and mountain states. He is a Certified Public Accountant and has a MBA from Regis University in Denver, Colorado. He also maintains a small private practice where he does accounting and tax services for small businesses, non-profits, and numerous churches.
He has been married to his wife Lynette for 20 years and they have three children. They live in rural Colorado where they maintain a hobby farm which is on the property where Lynette grew up.
Frank was born and raised in Wyoming where he attended the University of Wyoming, earning BS and an MBA in Business Administration. He spent his entire career in corporate finance and accounting. He served as Chairman of the Constitution Party of Utah from its inception until 2012. He also served as Constitution Party Western Area Chairman from 2004 to 2012. In 1971, Frank was one of two youths chosen to represent both the state of Wyoming and the U.S. as International Farm Youth Exchange Students to Indonesia. This experience had a profound effect on his life. He has been married to Sheryl for 37 years and they are the parents of seven children and 18 grandchildren.
Don Blankenship is the immediate past nominee for President of the United States. In his own words, this is what drove his candidacy:
To let people know how dire the American situation is and what things must be done to fix it.
We cannot survive as a country if we do not change the behavior of our government led by partisan Republicans and Democrats…
We need a THIRD WAY.
John has been a self employed computer programming consultant since 1984. His client list includes a number of fortune 500 companies in the beverage and medical industries, as well as local businesses in the St Louis area.
John, and his wife Jeanetta, joined the Constitution Party of Missouri in 2016 after attending the CPMO state convention as guests. They immediately joined the Castle-Bradley presidential campaign team. They have both been instrumental at the national level by taking over the responsibilities for audio and video at the national committee meetings.
John is also a member of the CP of Missouri state Executive Committee and became a National Committeeman for Missouri in 2017.
In 2019, John ran for city council and came in 2nd of 3, by only 89 votes.
In May, 2020, John was elected as the Midwestern States Regional Chairman.
Kirk was born and raised in the Salt Lake City valley of Utah. Married Jill 33 years ago and we have three children and 3 grandchildren. I have run my own construction business since 1985,building custom homes and small commercial projects. After seeing the amount of taxes I had to pay for all my employees I became frustrated and was taught by my CPA about the Constitution. I got involved in the Republican party in hopes to help get us back on track. After 16 years as a Republican delegate, I left and joined the Constitution Party in 2002. I have run for US Congress, Utah State Governor, State House, and State Senate several times. I have served as County Chairman, State Chairman, Vice Chairman, and now as Western States Co-Chairman.
Thom Holmes has served on the National Executive Committee for a combined 19 years, plus has held state party leadership positions in Oklahoma and Texas for 24 years. He chaired the 1999 committee that resulted in changing the party name to the Constitution Party. After earning an engineering degree from University of Oklahoma, he began his 42 year oil industry career.
Susan, his high school sweetheart and wife of 40 years, was named the 1993 Oklahoma Full-Time Homemaker of the Year by Phyllis Schlafly’s Eagle Forum. Susan and Thom were recruited to the Constitution Party in 1996 by Tulsa Eagle Forum leader, Joann Johnson, the sister of United States Senator Jim Inhofe (R-OK).
The Holmes couple, along with Daniel New, led the successful 1996 Texas ballot access petition drive of 72,000 signatures, which were collected in a 6-week effort.
Thom and Susan have 3 children, 2 grandchildren and have been a pioneering homeschool family since 1988. The Holmes family lives on his great-grandfather’s Centennial Family Farm in central Oklahoma.
Cindy is the immediate past National Secretary of the Constitution Party. She is a charter member of the Missouri Constitution Party and ran for Congress in 2008 as a Constitution Party candidate. She is a retired teacher who is interested in history, nature, and gardening. Cindy has been married to Alan Redburn for 33 years. They are the parents of six children, and have eight grandchildren.