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Who We Are

ERIC is member-driven, member-led. The Board of Directors is comprised of election officials.


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Current Board Members

Blake Evans

Director of Elections, Georgia

David Maeda

Director of Elections, Minnesota

Jonathan Brater
Immediate Past Chair

Director, Michigan Bureau of Elections

Jonathan Marks

Deputy Secretary of Elections and Commissions, Pennsylvania

Stuart Holmes

Director of Elections,
State of Washington

Mandy Vigil
Executive Committee Member

Director of Elections,
New Mexico

Ryan Cowley
Executive Committee Member

Director of Elections, Utah

Carol Beecher

Director, Alaska Division of Elections

Colleen Connor

Elections Director, Arizona

Judd Choate

Director, Division of Elections, Colorado Department of State

Kristin Sullivan

Director of Elections,
Office of the Connecticut Secretary of State

Anthony Albence

State Elections Commissioner, Delaware

Bernadette Matthews

Executive Director, Illinois State Board of Elections

Jennifer Scutchfield

Assistant Secretary of State, Kentucky State Board of Elections

Melissa Packard

Director of Elections, Maine

Jared DeMarinis

Administrator of Elections, Maryland

Michelle Tassinari

Director and Legal Counsel, Elections Division, Massachusetts

Mark Wlaschin

Deputy Secretary for Elections, Nevada

Brittany Giampola

Deputy Director, New Jersey

Molly Woon

Director of Elections, Oregon

Kathy Placencia

Director of Elections,
Rhode Island

Howard Knapp

Executive Director, South Carolina State Board of Elections

Seán Sheehan

Director of Elections, Vermont

Monica Evans
Finance Committee

Executive Director, Washington D.C. Board of Elections

Meagan Wolfe

Administrator, Wisconsin Elections Commission

Advisory Boards

Research Advisory Board

Dr. Charles Stewart, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Dr. Lisa Bryant, California State University – Fresno
Judd Choate, Director of Elections, Colorado
Stuart Holmes, Director of Elections, Washington
Vacancy – To be filled by a voting member of the ERIC Board of Directors
Shane Hamlin, Executive Director, ERIC

Privacy & Technology Advisory Board

Glenn Newkirk, President, InfoSENTRY Services, Inc. (retired)
Rebecca Wright, Professor of Computer Science, Barnard College, and Director, Vagelos Computational Science Center
Vacancy – To be filled at a later date
Vacancy – To be filled at a later date

ERIC Staff

Shane Hamlin

Executive Director

Ericka Haas

Systems Engineer & Technical Liaison

Sarah Whitt

Systems and Data Specialist