Program Support Specialist
Bert Benavides joined the EAC in 2005 as Special Assistant to the Executive Director. Current responsibilities include providing support to the Commissioners and Senior Staff. She also serves as Program Liaison for the Board of Advisors, an advisory group of 37 members designated under HAVA to assist EAC in carrying out its mandates under the law. Prior to EAC, she worked 8 years as Special Assistant to the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, and as an administrator in the Texas Office of the Governor and in the Texas State Attorney Office.