The NW Liberty Academy Advisory Council is comprised of our most "Trusted Advisors." They are successful business people, entrepreneurs, and elected officials from the legislative, judicial & executive branches of government. They are committed to the moral and economic principles of a Free Society and Free Enterprise.

Lawerence Denney

Idaho Secretary of State

Lawerence Denney serves as the Secretary of State in Idaho, having been elected in 2014. Secretary Denney has served the citizens of Idaho through his many years of public service. Denney has served in the Idaho Legislature, where he served three terms as Speaker as well as Assistant Majority Leader and Majority Leader. Born and raised in the Gem State, Lawerence Denney is an Idahoan who has for a long time fought for Idahoans and their freedoms.

Russ Fulcher

Idaho Congressman, Businessman

Russ Fulcher is a fourth generation Idahoan who served in the Idaho State Senate for nine years. His signature legislation, the grocery tax credit, will return $100 million to Idaho's taxpayers every year, so that we can keep more of our hard-earned dollars to spend, save, and invest as we wish. Russ also served on the Senate State Affairs and Education Committees, and his colleagues elected him to be the Senate Republican Caucus Leader.

Vito Barbieri

Idaho State Representative

Served as Director of sales and vice president of Symms Fruit Ranch Inc. in Caldwell, Idaho. His interest in the freedom philosophy led him to be an articulate, no nonsense advocate for the ideals of free enterprise, individual responsibility and liberty. He was known as a devoted family man and a cheerful, honest businessman; well respected and admired by his customers, employees and colleagues alike. He served as a trustee of the Smeed Foundation, and also served on the board of the Idaho Freedom Foundation and on the board of trustees of the Brandt Foundation.

Chris Troupis

Troupis Law Office

Chris Troupis is a retired attorney of Troupis Law Office. The Firm concentrated in serving the needs of small business owners and their families. Mr. Troupis is well known for his support of the U.S. Constitution, private property rights and individual liberty. Mr. Chris Troupis has over 30 years’ experience.

Todd Hatfield


Owner of Hatfield Log Homes and Idaho Grain & Flour Mill. His Mill was featured on KTVB’s Farm to Fork Series and Log Home Living Magazine published a story of a unique home he built in Yellow Pine, Idaho. He holds a degree in Accounting, Champlain College, VT. Todd has been a leader at the county, district and statewide levels through civic involvement. He skied on the pro-circuit during college and was a river guide in Alaska, the western states, Guatemala and Siberia.

Hon. Justice Daniel T. Eismann

Idaho Supreme Court

Justice Eismann was raised in Owyhee County and graduated in 1965 from Vallivue High School near Caldwell, Idaho. He served two consecutive tours of duty in Vietnam where he was awarded two purple hearts for being wounded in combat and three medals for heroism. He received his undergraduate degree from University of Idaho and then graduated cum laude from law school in 1976. Justice Eismann was elected to the Idaho Supreme Court in 2000, and he served as the Chief Justice of the Idaho Supreme Court from August 1, 2007, to July 31, 2011.

Dorothy Moon

Educator / Entrepreneur / Idaho State Representative

Dorothy Moon is a life-long educator with experience teaching special education students, high school science and college level geology. With a M.S. in Resource Planning Dorothy is hopeful that someday soon the State of Idaho will manage our lands expanding multiple use opportunities with local support. Dorothy is currently the President of Moon & Associates, Inc. a civil engineering and land surveying business. Dorothy and her husband Darr reside in Custer County.

Theron Nelsen


Optometrist, Teacher, Chairman of Worldwide Dreambuilders

Tom King


President of M.H. King Company, doing business as King’s Discount Stores

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