EAC Call for Nominations for Technical Guidelines Development Committee

By Renee Dopplick, ACM Director of Public Policy
July 6, 2015

The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) are accepting applications for four vacancies on the EAC Technical Guidelines Development Committee. Candidates should have significant technical and scientific expertise relating to voting systems and voting equipment, including knowledge of voting security, privacy, auditing, reliability, accessibility, and usability. Applications are due by July 8.

The Technical Guidelines Development Committee assists the Commission in developing the Voluntary Voting System Guidelines.

The Committee is composed of 14 members appointed jointly by EAC and the NIST Director. The NIST Director serves as the Chair. Members serve for a term of two years and may serve for a longer period if reappointed.

For additional information, read the announcement in the Federal Register published on July 2.