The Board of Advisors, as required by the Help America Vote Act of 2002, met to receive updates on EAC research projects and activities and discussed other relevant matters pertaining to the administration of federal elections. The Board received an update regarding recent work conducted by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) on the voluntary voting system guidelines. The Board elected officers and consider the appointment of a proxy committee and the appointment of a resolutions committee.
The Board received reports of committees and discuss other administrative matters.
Topics: Research on Poll Worker Recruitment, Training and Retention, Draft Report on Provisional Voting, Election Management Guidelines, Research on Voting Fraud and Voter Intimidation, Draft EAC Election Day Survey
Participants: Beverly Kaufman, Chris Thomas, Tony Sirvello, Polli Brunelli, Sharon Turner Buie, Joseph Crangle, Keith Cunningham, James Dickson, Craig Donsanto, James Elekes, J.R. Harding, Ernie Hawkins, Mary Herrera, Wesley Kliner, Linda Lamone, Doug Lewis, Chris Nelson, Wendy Noren, David Orr, Helen Purcell, Cameron Quinn, Sue Sautermeister, Thomas Shortbull, Rebecca Vigil-Giron, Tom Fuentes, Mary Hegarty
Votes: Unknown Number (Carried) Motion to Adopt Resolution Recommending the EAC to require all studies be reviewed by the Board of Advisors and Standards Board and give adequate time for review; Unknown Number (Carried) Motion to Adopt Resolution Recommending the EAC not adopt the study of provisional voting at the immediate time; Unknown Number (Carried) Motion to Adopt Policy Recommendation that the EAC develop a statement regarding disability accommodations at all public meetings in accordance with Section 504 of the Rehab Act.