Election Center Board of Directors
Our Board of Directors represents an experienced body of individuals bringing together their respective expertise from such diverse fields as business, government, jurisprudence and academia.
Their collective knowledge directs and informs the commitment, aims and standards of the election profession's premier organization for training and certification of election and voter registration administrators.
Chief Executive Officer for Programs
The Election Center
Tammy Patrick, CERA, is the Chief Executive Officer for Programs at the Election Center, the National Association of Election Officials. Tammy Patrick has been working in the election administration space since 2003--most recently as the Senior Advisor to the Elections Program at Democracy Fund. Focusing on modern elections, Tammy works to foster a voter-centric elections system and support election officials across the country. In 2013 she was selected by President Obama to serve as a commissioner on the Presidential Commission on Election Administration, which led to a position at the Bipartisan Policy Center to further the work of the PCEA. Prior to that, she was the Federal Compliance Officer for Maricopa County Elections Department for eleven years.
She has testified on election administration policies multiple times in the United States Senate and House of Representatives, and numerous state legislatures on behalf of members of both parties. She has been an active member of the Election Center's Legislative and Postal committees, representing the organization to the United States Postal Service's Mailers Technical Advisory Committee for over a decade. She elevates the election official perspective in the media and by serving as a member of numerous boards of advisors and steering committees.
She received her CERA certification in 2007 from Auburn University and the Election Center and was honored to be inducted into their Hall of Fame in 2022. She has served as an adjunct professor at the University of Minnesota's Humphrey School of Public Policy since 2016.
Director of Elections
Brown is the recipient of the Meredith College 2023 Career Achievement Award; 2023 Distinguished Service Award from the Political Science Education Section of the American Political Science Association; the 2021 Glenn Howze Academic Freedom Award; 2016 & 2013 SGA Outstanding Faculty Awards for the College of Liberal Arts; the 2009 Distinguished Diversity Researcher Award through the Research Initiative for the Study of Diversity under the Office of the Vice President for Research at Auburn University; an Outstanding Service Award in 1998 from the Center for Mental Health Services (SAMHSA, NIH, DHHS) for her work developing a housing fidelity instrument; among others. Brown holds and has held board and leadership positions at the university, in state government, and in non-profit organizations.
Department of Political Science,
Los Angeles County
Mr. Logan holds degrees in Organizational Leadership from Azusa Pacific University and a Master of Public Administration from the Evans School of Public Policy and Governance at the University of Washington. He is a past-President and Board Member of the California Association of Clerks and Election Officials (CACEO), a member of the Board of Directors for the Election Center (National Association of Election Officials), serves on the advisory board of the Election Official Legal Defense Network (EOLDN), and the Board of Advisors for the United States Election Assistance Commission (EAC).
Mr. Logan sits on Advisory Boards for the MIT Election Data and Science Lab, Auburn University's Graduate Certificate in Election Administration, University of California Riverside's Design Thinking Executive Program, and the California State University, Northridge Master of Public Administration Program where he teaches courses on Organizational Leadership, Public Sector Management, Strategic Management, and Intergovernmental Relations.
Mr. Logan was recognized in 2017 with the Electoral Ergonomy Award by the International Centre for Parliamentary Studies (iCPS) and in 2021 received the "Change Maker" award from the County of Los Angeles Quality and Productivity Commission. He has been an international election observer and commentator in Morocco, the Republic of Georgia, the Republic of Albania, Argentina, Mexico, and Armenia.
Weld County Commissioner At Large
Supervisor of Elections,
Marion County, Florida
Wesley Wilcox, CERA is the Supervisor of Elections for Marion County, Florida. He was first elected on November 6, 2012 and re-elected in 2016 and 2020 without opposition. He was originally hired in 2001 as the Systems Administrator and promoted to Assistant Supervisor, a position he held for seven years, before being elected. He possesses over 33 years of experience in the Elections profession, is a nationally Certified Elections/Registration Administrator (CERA), a Master Florida Certified Elections Professional (MFCEP), and holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science.
Highlights during his tenure: Implemented a new Voter Registration system in 2001 and was a member of the technical team for the successful 2006 implementation of the state-wide voter registration system. In 2007, he conducted a full county-wide implementation of Electronic Poll Books, one of the first jurisdictions in the State of Florida. In 2008, he fully built and implemented an Early Voting Ballot on Demand system. In 2017, he assisted with the design, implementation, and launch of Florida's Online Voter Registration system. In recognition of his contributions, he was inducted into the Election Center Hall of Fame in 2023.
Wesley is a dedicated member and Past-President of the Florida Supervisors of Elections (FSE) association representing Florida's 67 Election Supervisors. He served in all Executive Officer positions and has also served as a Board Member, Instructor, and technical liaison for the Florida Voter Registration System (FVRS) and Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV).
Wesley currently serves as Chair of the Elections Infrastructure Center for Information Sharing and Analysis Center (EI-ISAC). He was selected to serve on the Local Leadership Council of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) as well as the Advisory Board of the Election Official Legal Defense Network (EOLDN).
Former Executive Director,
NYS board of Elections
U.S. Election Assistance Commission