Rod Brana is a Steering Committee Member with MPP. He has been a member of Movement for a People’s Party from its inception. He believes the only way to a peaceful transition to a sustainable and just world is through the rise of truly independent political representation, a view that was shaped after living under an authoritarian government following the 1973 military coup in his native Chile. An architect, Rod "recycles" houses, using solar power and renewable materials whenever possible.