Former Commissioner of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission
Pro to the question "Do Electronic Voting Machines Improve the Voting Process?"
"One of the purposes of HAVA was to enable states to modernize voting equipment... One positive result that no one can dispute - thanks to these new systems, many disabled Americans will be able to cast their votes independently and privately for the first time."
"Are U.S. Elections Getting Better or Worse?" presentation at American University, Mar. 29, 2006
Experts Election officials, people with post-graduate degrees in a computer or political science, JD's, Members of Congress, or elected officials with significant involvement in, or related to, electronic voting machine issues. [Note: Experts definition varies by site.]
Involvement and Affiliations:
Former Commissioner, EAC, 2003-2005, 2007
Member, International Association of Clerks, Recorders, and Election Officials, 1986-present
Chairman, U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC), 2006
Vice Chairman, EAC, 2005
Freedom Award, National Association of Secretaries of State, 2004
Honorary Lifetime Member, Association of Election Officials from Central and Eastern Europe and Association of Election Officials of Bosnia-Herzigovina, 2003
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, International Foundation for Election Systems, 1993-2003
Director of Elections, St. Louis County, Missouri, 1985-1993
Special Assistant to Ronald Reagan, President of the United States of America
BA, Political Science, University of Missouri-St. Louis