Agenda: The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) Local Leadership Council will be discussing National Poll Worker Recruitment Day and soliciting feedback to make this effort as effective as possible. The Members will also be discussing the organization structure of the Local Leadership Council, EAC resources, and the Election Administration and Voting Survey (EAVS).
Background: The Local Leadership Council was established in June 2021 under agency authority pursuant to and in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. app. 2). The Advisory Committee is governed by the Federal Advisory Committee Act, which sets forth standards for the formation and use of advisory committees. The Advisory Committee shall advise the EAC on how best to fulfill the EAC's statutory duties set forth in 52 U.S.C. 20922 as well as such other matters as the EAC determines. It shall provide a relevant and comprehensive source of expert, unbiased analysis and recommendations to the EAC on local election administration topics to include but not limited to voter registration, voting system user practices, ballot administration (programming, printing, and logistics), processing, accounting, canvassing, chain of custody, certifying results, and auditing.
The Local Leadership Council consists of 100 members. The Election Assistance Commission appoints two members from each state after soliciting nominations from each state's election official professional association. At the time of submission, the Local Leadership Council has 88 appointed Start Printed Page 72592 members. Upon appointment, Advisory Committee members must be serving or have previously served in a leadership role in a state election official professional association.
Status: This meeting will be open to the public and livestreamed on the EAC's YouTube channel.