Joseph Buchman, Utah Third District, US House of Representatives

Dr. Joe Buchman is a life-long libertarian. He has served as the Libertarian Party’s national platform committee chair, as the Utah state party secretary and is currently serving on the national party’s Audit Committee.  Dr. Buchman holds a PhD in mass communications from Indiana University (1989), a Master’s of Science in finance from Purdue University (1983) and BS in marketing from Indiana University (1980).  He and his wife Cindy have four children.  Joe has taught in MBA programs in China and Mongolia. He was a key organizer of and moderator for the Citizen Hearing on Disclosure (Washington, DC 2013).  Following his service as a tenured professor of marketing at Utah Valley State College (now UVU), he served as a lead course designer and subject matter expert for the University of Chicago’s online MBA programs.  He is the author of several undergraduate and graduate-level college textbook chapters and has presented his research to meetings of the National Association of Broadcasters, American Psychological Association, Broadcast Education Association, TEDx, Popular Culture Association and the Society for Scientific Exploration. He retired from full-time teaching in 2014 and is active as a volunteer in the Boy Scouts of America (46 years), the Sundance Film Festival (12 years), an Introduction Leader for Landmark Worldwide (11 years), Burning Man Census Team (6 years), the Sonoma International Film Festival (3 years) and is currently serving as a volunteer in the Church Service Mission for the LDS Family History Library.