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Wednesday, May 17 • 3:10pm - 4:10pm
Reality Check With Local Election Officials

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In this session, local election officials will reflect on the feasibility of election technology ideas shared throughout the first day of the conference. They will also discuss the challenges and opportunities they face in maintaining, deploying and upgrading voting systems to ensure their security and reliability, and how the tech industry and philanthropic community could help meet current and future election technology needs.

Moderators
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Kim Alexander

Founder & President, California Voter Foundation
A dedicated advocate for voters everywhere, passionate about informing voters, promoting elections and participation and finding innovative and sensible ways to incorporate technology into the voting and election process. Other passions include jamming, camping, swimming, traveli... Read More →

Speakers
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Cathy Darling Allen

County Clerk, Shasta County
Cathy Darling Allen has served as the Shasta County Clerk and Registrar of Voters since 2004. Appointed to fill the remaining term of retiring County Clerk Ann Reed, Cathy was elected to her third term of office in 2014. She has overseen the administration of 24 elections and cou... Read More →
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Chris Jerdonek

President, San Francisco Elections Commission
Co-founder, Shotwell Labs. Software developer. President, San Francisco Elections Commission. Math PhD.
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Amber McReynolds

Director of Elections, Denver Elections Division
Amber McReynolds is the Director of Elections for the City and County of Denver, Colorado. Amber has administered elections in Denver for 12 years and has worked in public policy and administration for over 16 years. Among her peers, Amber is nationally recognized as a strategic... Read More →
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Gail Pellerin

County Clerk, Santa Cruz County Clerk/Elections
Gail Pellerin is the Santa Cruz County Clerk/Registrar of Voters. She was appointed to the position in July 2004 after serving as the county's Elections Manager since 1993. She was elected to her third 4-year term on June 3, 2014. Pellerin has more than 31 years of experience in... Read More →


Wednesday May 17, 2017 3:10pm - 4:10pm
UC Hastings, Room B