Senior Election Technology Specialist
As senior election technology specialist, Ryan collaborates with experts to develop resources, trainings, exercises and tools on election technology and election security. He leads the development of the Voluntary Voting System Guidelines (VVSG) version 2.0, a set of specifications and requirements against which voting systems can be tested to determine if the systems meet required standards. He is also responsible for developing the policies and procedures for the EAC’s Testing & Certification and Voting System Testing Laboratory Programs, as well as those for the Election Technology Program.
Ryan has more than 13 years of experience in state and federal elections. Prior to joining the EAC, Ryan spent 10 years working for the California Secretary of State developing and implementing legislation, policies and procedures on election technology and election infrastructure. He was appointed by Secretary of State Alex Padilla to the EAC’s Standards Board to represent the State of California.
Ryan is a Certified Election Registration Administrator and a ISO 9001 & ISO 17025 Lead Auditor.