Michael Bertocchi was elected to the Board of Directors at the April 16, 2011, meeting of the Marylanders for Constitutional Governance. The Official Constitution Party state affiliate.
He is the current Chairman.
Mr. Bertocchi was a charter member the Constitution Party of Maryland.
He joined the party soon after the national organization led a successful effort in the summer of 2008 to gather the required 10,000 petition signatures required under Maryland law to achieve ballot access for the 2008 Constitution Party Presidential ticket of Chuck Baldwin/Darrell Castle. Bertocchi served as the Interim Vice Chairman.
For the first six months following the State Board of Elections verification of the signatures and declaration of our group as an officially recognized party, Bertocchi organized and held regular monthly meetings in Columbia, Maryland keeping the party going until the other three officers joined in March 2009 to complete the leadership and get down to the business of preparing for the 2010 election.
Michael as State Vice Chairman joined with our State Chairman in June 2009 to request affiliate status from the national party.
The party received our application and, on June 12, 2009, the Constitution Party of Maryland was awarded affiliate status by a unanimous vote of the Constitution Party National Committee.
He served as Vice Chairman until December 2010 when we was elected Secretary. Bertocchi served in this position until April 2011 when the party lost ballot access.
Bertocchi is a 1988 graduate of Walter Johnson High School in Bethesda, Maryland. He went on to earn a B.A. in Mass Communications in January 1993 from Towson University.
His mother was born in Nicaragua & raised in Costa Rica and his father is from Malden, Massachusetts.
He began his career as an intern with the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR).
FAIR works to support legal American workers - not illegal immigrants, and seeks a moratorium on legal immigration.
Bertocchi has been with his current employer since 1999 in Washington, D.C.
Michael enjoys traveling especially to Costa Rica, Italy, & Nicaragua to visit his relatives, spending time at beaches, exercising, watching movies, etc.
He may be reached at 301-814-2005 or email@example.com
We have three other Board of Directors.