Coordinator of Elections, Tennessee
Mark Goins serves as the Chairman of the U.S. Election Commission Standards Board. Mark Goins is currently serving as the Coordinator of Elections for the State of Tennessee. He is a graduate of Lincoln Memorial University, where he received a B.A. in History. Mr. Goins received his J.D. from Regent University School of Law and is a Tennessee licensed attorney. He was appointed by Secretary of State Tre Hargett as the Coordinator of Elections on February 11, 2009. Prior to being Coordinator of Elections Mr. Goins served on the State Election Commission from March of 2005 to February of 2009. In addition, during the years of 1996 to 2002, Mr. Goins held the office of District 34 Representative in the Tennessee House of Representatives, representing Campbell, Claiborne, and Union Counties. During his tenure in the legislature, he served on the Elections Sub-Committee.