Lydia is currently the Development Associate and Intern Coordinator for Young Americans for Liberty. Originally from Wisconsin, she started getting involved with the Liberty Movement by joining her YAL chapter at the University of Wisconsin - Green Bay as an undiscovered libertarian. She quickly took on more responsibility becoming the Event Coordinator for her chapter and later a State Chair before joining YAL's national staff as the Southeast Regional Director in 2015. She held that position for over two years before moving to Development. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, painting, and kayaking.