EAC Standards Board Member / Director, New Jersey Division of Elections
Robert Giles

Robert Giles is an EAC Standards Board Member.

Robert Giles was appointed to the position of Director of the New Jersey Division of Elections on May 1, 2008.  Prior to this, he was employed by the Ocean County Board of Elections beginning in 1995 working as an investigator, a voting machine technician, an assistant supervisor and supervisor. He is an Adjunct Professor for Rutgers University’s Center for Government Services teaching Election Administration. Robert is currently a member of the Standards Board for the United States Election Assistance Commission. He is also serving as the Standards Board representative on the Technical Guidelines Development Committee which is responsible for developing the next set of federal standards for voting equipment. He is currently a member of the Council of State Governments Election Technology Working Group. He served as a member of the Department of Homeland Security’s Cyber Unified Coordination Group for the 2016 Presidential Election. He is the President Elect for the National Association of State Election Directors and served as Vice President of the New Jersey Association of Election Officials and was a member of its Legal and Legislative Committee. Robert graduated from Denison University, Granville, Ohio in 1986.