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NOTICE for Board of Advisors Quarterly Conference Call

The Board of Advisors (BOA) received updates of EAC activities; Voted on distributed resolutions; Annual Meeting and BOA Committee/Sub-Committee Updates. The Board of Advisors discussed the next Quarterly BOA Conference Call. This conference call was open to the public.

The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) Board of Advisors, as required by the Help America Vote Act of 2002, will meet to present its views on issues regarding the administration of federal elections, and formulate recommendations to the EAC
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.
Standards Board and Board of Advisors Meeting
EAC Board of Advisors Virtual Meeting Room at www.eac.gov. The virtual meeting room opened on Monday, August 4, 2008, at 9:00 A.M. EDT and closed on Friday, August 8, 2008, at 5:00 P.M. EDT. The site was available 24 hours per day during that 5-day period.
The EAC Board of Advisors reviewed and provided comment oneight draft chapters of the Election Management Guidelines. Thedraft chapters contained recommendations and best practicesregarding: absentee voting and vote by mail; acceptance testing;ballot building; contingency planning and change management;developing an audit trail; polling place and vote center management; pre-election and parallel testing; and uniformed andoverseas voters.
The EAC Board of Advisers reviewed and provided comment on Phase I of the draft Election Operations Assessment. Phase I of the project was geared towards information gathering and modeling and was designed to create the framework for the remaining two phases of the project. The scope of the document and the project that created it focus on procedures and equipment that move the ballot through the electoral process.
The EAC Board of Advisors reviewed and provided comment on Phase II of the Election Operations Assessment, considering threat trees for the seven voting types covered by the Election Operations Assessment.
The EAC Board of Advisors reviewed and provided comment on five draft chapters of the Election Management Guidelines.
The EAC Board of Advisors met in Williamsburg, VA on Tuesday, April 28 – Wednesday, April 29.
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM Phoenix Park Hotel520 North Capitol Street, NWWashington, DC, 20001
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Board of Advisors Meeting
The Board of Advisors will receive an overview and updates on EAC agency operations. The Board will hold an Intel briefing discussion, a panel discussion on Disaster Management & Recovery Working Group presentations, an EAVS presentation, and a panel discussion on accessibility. The Board will receive updates on the Voluntary Voting System Guidelines (VVSG) 2.0 Principles and Guidelines. The Board of Advisors will hold discussions on the VVSG 2.0’s Technical Requirements.
Board of Advisors Meeting
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) Board of Advisors, as required by the Help America Vote Act of 2002 (HAVA), met and received updates on EAC projects and activities and discuss other relevant matters pertaining to the administration of federal elections.
EAC Board of Advisors held a Virtual Meeting. The virtual meeting room opened on Thursday, September 11, 2008 at 9:00 A.M. EDT and closed on Monday, September 15, 2008, at 5:00 P.M. EDT. The site was available 24-hours per day during that 5-day period.
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) Board of Advisors, as required by the Help America Vote Act of 2002, met to receive updates on EAC program activities. The Board received presentations on the proposed next iteration of the Voluntary Voting System Guidelines (VVSG), as were submitted to EAC from the commission's Technical Guidelines Development Committee (TGDC). The Board received presentations on the Vote Count and Vote Recount Study and will formulate recommendations.
The EAC Board of Advisors reviewed and provided comment on eight draft chapters of the Election Management Guidelines. The draft chapters contain recommendations and best practices regarding: absentee voting and vote by mail; acceptance testing; ballot building; contingency planning and change management; developing an audit trail; polling place and vote center management; pre-election and parallel testing; and uniformed and overseas voters.
Topics: Prime III Voting System Developmental Research Project, Testing and Certification Program, UOCAVA Voting Systems, Comments on Election of Operation Assessment, EAC Strategic Plan 2009-2014, Election Day Data Grants, Proposed Changes to 2005 VVSG
The virtual meeting room opened on Monday, April 26, 2010 and closed on Friday, April 30, 2010. The site was available 24 hours per day during that 5-day period.
The EAC Board of Advisors met on Monday, June 6, 2011 and Tuesday, June 7, 2011 to receive updates on EAC’s program activities and budget.
The EAC Board of Advisors met in Chicago, IL on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 and Thursday, May 5, 2016.
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2018 Board of Advisors Meeting
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Apr 16 , 2019
Members of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission’s (EAC) Board of Advisors will meet in Salt Lake City from April 24-25 to discuss election security, the next generation of voluntary voting system guidelines testing requirements, disaster preparedness and recovery, voting accessibility and the upcoming release of the 2018 Election Administration & Voting Survey.
Mar 12 , 2018
Election Assistance Commission (EAC) Chairman Thomas Hicks, Vice Chair Christy McCormick, and Commissioner Matthew Masterson today issued the following statement honoring the life and legacy of Wendy Noren, who served as Boone County Clerk for over three decades and as a member of the EAC’s Board of Advisors, and lost her long battle with cancer on Sunday.
May 24 , 2017
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission’s (EAC) Board of Advisors elected new officers during its May 23-24 meeting in Minneapolis. The newly elected officers include Board Chair Sarah Ball Johnson, who is the City Clerk for Colorado Springs, Colo., Board Vice Chair Michael Winn, who is Director of Elections for Travis County, Tex., and Board Secretary Michael Yaki, who is a Commissioner with the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.
May 23 , 2017
Today, members of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission’s (EAC) Board of Advisors kick off their two-day meeting in Minneapolis to discuss the accessibility, accuracy and security of federal elections. Yesterday, Board of Advisors members toured the Minneapolis elections office and attended a discussion with Grace Wachlarowicz, Assistant City Clerk and Director of Elections and Voter Services.