Darla Gonzalez serves as the Executive Director at the AZ Liberty Network and the Grassroots Director at the Arizona Free Enterprise Club. Darla has worked in Grassroots for the last 25 years. This experience includes the political arena (both profit and non-profit) in Oregon and Arizona. Prior to working full-time in the Grassroots political arena, Darla worked as a Director of Administration for a large church in Phoenix. Darla is passionate about the U.S. Constitution and teaches people how they can participate in holding the government accountable, keeping Arizona Conservative and Free, removing barriers to their individual prosperity.
Darla, her husband and family moved to Chandler 18 years ago from Oregon. She holds a BA in Business Administration from Ottawa University. Darla is highly involved with community outreach with various ministries in the valley. She teaches U.S. Constitution and Genealogy, loves history, spending time with family and friends and authentic conversations.
LouAnn Sedgwick serves as the Development Director at the AZ Liberty Network & Arizona Free Enterprise Club.
With an extensive background spanning three decades, LouAnn has dedicated her career to grassroots organizing and development. Her diverse experience extends across various realms, including political initiatives, community-based organizations, leadership teams, boards, and school groups.
In addition to her role as a precinct and state committeeman (PC/SC) and previous leadership roles in Legislative District 13, LouAnn has also served as the Treasurer for the Chandler Republican Women, and Secretary for the Chandler Girls Softball league.
Residing in Arizona for the past 18 years with her husband, LouAnn is the proud mother of three daughters. Outside of her professional and community engagements, she finds joy in activities such as hiking, paddle boarding, and maintaining her proficiency in firearms. She takes pride in knowing that she has tirelessly worked to safeguard the well-being of her state and country while championing the principles of freedom for generations to come.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR | HISPANIC LIBERTY ALLIANCE
Born in Bogota, Colombia, eager to explore new opportunities, Monica immigrated to the United States in 1998, armed with only a single suitcase, three hundred dollars, a J-1 Work Visa, a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, and unbridled ambition.
Quickly working to acquaint herself and embrace the American Culture, she took advantage of the countless opportunities this great nation has to offer as she pursued and earned her Master’s degree in International Relations and Political Science.
Beyond her academic pursuits, she became deeply involved in her community, volunteering for grassroots causes, canvassing neighborhoods, and campaign management. She worked for a major insurance company, advancing to become their Grassroots Chairwoman. In 2005, she obtained her American citizenship.
Later, she transitioned to Director of Strategic Initiatives for a political committee and as a Public Outreach Director for the United States House of Representatives. She also specialized in Homeland Security and Immigration matters, exemplifying her commitment to the country that welcomed her twenty-five years ago.
Throughout her journey, Monica has given back to the community. Her volunteer work includes roles as a former member at large for a County Board, captain for Special Olympics, and a team member for the United Way. She also served on the AZ Commission of Preventing Domestic Violence, appointed by Governor Ducey, and was a valued member of a former U.S. President’s National Latino Advisory Board. She graduated from the FBI Citizens Academy and is Toastmasters certified.
Monica is a testament to the millions of migrants who thrive in America and have realized their dreams with determination and dedication. She remains a proud Latino immigrant who embodies the spirit of success that defines this great nation. She is the American Dream.
DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING
The Honorable Jill Norgaard was a state representative for four years. She served on the Appropriations and Commerce committees; and as Chairman of the Education Subcommittee. Prior to that Jill was a small business owner and Vice President of a major aerospace manufacturing company.
She has focused the past two years on the redistricting efforts serving in a leadership capacity. She has led successful workshops for AZFRW including voter outreach, communication to maximize voter turnout, request to speak and how to talk to your legislator. She also is our Chairman for the Day at the Legislature.
Jill has served as a Member-at-Large representing Congressional District 9 , was elected a delegate for the 2016 Republican convention and most recently, elected as 1st Vice Chairwoman of the Republican party of Arizona. She will continue conducting public speaking boot camps for those wishing to improve their public speaking skills and recently planned a Liberty Leadership Series event for candidates.
Jill is a proud member of the Ahwatukee Republican Women and a State Committeewoman from Legislative District 12.
CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD
SECRETARY OF THE BOARD