Who We Are

ERIC is a non-profit corporation governed by a board of directors made up of member-states.

Member States

  • Alabama
  • Connecticut
  • Louisiana
  • Missouri
  • Oregon
  • Utah
  • West Virginia
  • Alaska
  • Delaware
  • Maryland
  • Nevada
  • Pennsylvania
  • Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • Arizona
  • Illinois
  • Michigan
  • New Mexico
  • Rhode Island
  • Washington
  • Colorado
  • Iowa
  • Minnesota
  • Ohio
  • South Carolina
  • Washington D.C.

2019-2020 Board Members

Wayne Thorley Chair

Deputy Secretary for Elections, Nevada

Steve Trout Immediate Past Chair

Director, Oregon Elections Division

Rob Rock Vice-Chair

Director of Elections, Rhode Island

Meagan Wolfe Secretary
Finance Committee

Administrator, Wisconsin Elections Commission

Janine Petty Treasurer
Chair, Finance Committee

Assistant Director, Arizona Elections Division

Donald Kersey II Executive Committee Member

General Counsel, West Virginia

Sally Williams Executive Committee Member

Director, Michigan Bureau of Elections

John Bennett

Deputy Chief of Staff, Alabama Secretary of State

Gail Fenumiai

Director, Alaska Division of Elections

Judd Choate

Director, Division of Elections, Colorado Department of State

Peggy Reeves

Assistant to the Secretary for Elections, Connecticut

Elaine Manlove

State Elections Commissioner, Delaware

Steve Sandvoss

Executive Director, Illinois State Board of Elections

Christy Wilson

Deputy Commissioner of Elections, Iowa

Sherri Hadskey

Commissioner of Elections, Louisiana

Linda Lamone

Administrator of Elections, Maryland

David Maeda

Director of Elections, Minnesota

Chrissy Peters & Vacant

Co-Directors, Missouri Elections Division

Mandy Vigil

Director or Elections,
New Mexico

Mandi Grandjean

Deputy Assistant Secretary of State & Director of Elections, Ohio

Jonathan Marks

Deputy Secretary of Elections and Commissions, Pennsylvania

Marci Andino

Executive Director, South Carolina State Board of Elections

Justin Lee Finance Committee

Director of Elections, Utah

Chris Piper

Commissioner, Virginia Department of Elections

Stuart Holmes

Election Information Systems Supervisor, State of Washington

Alice Miller

Executive Director, Washington D.C. Board of Elections

David Becker Non-Voting Board Member

Center for Election Innovation & Research

John Lindback Non-Voting Board Member

Former ERIC Executive Director
(January 1, 2014 - June 30, 2017)

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

Sherri Hadskey, Commissioner of Elections, Louisiana

Donald Kersey II, Interim Elections Director, West Virginia

Stuart Holmes, Voting Information Systems Manager, Washington

Shane Hamlin, Executive Director, ERIC

Privacy and Technology Advisory Board

Joseph Lorenzo Hall, Chief Technologist, Center for Democracy and Technology

Jeff Jonas, Founder and CEO, Senzing

Glenn Newkirk, President, InfoSENTRY Services, Inc. (retired)

Rebecca Wright, Professor of Computer Science, Rutgers University, and Director, Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science (DIMACS)

ERIC Staff

Shane Hamlin

Executive Director

Ericka Haas

Systems Engineer & Technical Liaison