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Brian Hancock

Brian Hancock has served on the staff of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) since its establishment under the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) in 2003.  As Director of the Testing and Certification Division, Mr. Hancock’s programmatic areas of responsibility include overseeing the EAC’s efforts in testing and certifying voting systems, working with the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) of NIST to accredit independent testing laboratories, and developing and maintaining the EAC’s Voluntary Voting System Guidelines.    

A native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Mr. Hancock received his undergraduate degree in Political Science from Thiel College in Greenville, Pennsylvania, and earned his Master’s degree in American Government at the University of Virginia, in Charlottesville, VA. 

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