2019 EOA Educational Workshop

Wed, June 12 2019, 12:00 PM - Fri, June 14 2019, 12:00 PM [MST]

2435 South 47th Street, Phoenix, AZ, 85034, United States

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Please use this option to register as a vendor/exhibitor for the Trade Show at EOA's Spring Educational Workshop. Registration includes one table, with an event pass, and up to three meals each, for up to three representatives. Your registration confirmation will include a link to reserve a hotel room at the Hilton at the negotiated rate. For additional representatives, please use the "Additional Vendor/Exhibitor Representative" option. You will receive the unlock code for additional members of your staff upon purchase of a Vendor/Exhibitor Registration.

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Event Information

Wed, June 12 2019, 12:00 PM - Fri, June 14 2019, 12:00 PM [MST]

About the Event

Annual Education Workshop for Election Officials of Arizona, open to all members of EOA, including affiliate, honorary and lifetime members.

Cancellation policy

Event registrations can be canceled until 11:59 PM Arizona time on April 30, 2019, or within 60 days of purchase, whichever comes first. After this date, all sales are considered final, and cancellation will not be available.

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About the Organizer

Election Officials of Arizona includes state, county and other government officials who administer elections, voter registration, and related governmental functions.

CONTACT ORGANIZER

Event Speakers

Katie Hobbs
Secretary of State

Katie Hobbs has led a life of service. Beginning as a volunteer at her church and continuing with her job as a social worker and chief compliance officer at one of the largest domestic violence centers in the U.S., the focus of her life has been to help others to gain safety and security, to be heard, and to create a better life for themselves.

https://azsos.gov/
Sambo "Bo" Dul
State Election Director

Bo joined the Secretary of State’s office as the State Elections Director in January 2019. Before that she was a partner in the Political Law Group at Perkins Coie LLP, where she focused on election/voting rights litigation and anti-corruption compliance/investigations. Bo grew up in Tempe and after graduating from ASU, earned a Master’s in Public Affairs from Princeton University and Juris Doctorate from New York University School of Law.

https://azsos.gov/
Janine Petty
Deputy State Election Director

Janine Petty began her career with Yavapai County Government in 1997. In 2006, she began working for the Voter Registration Department and within a few short years was selected as the Warehouse Manager for the Elections Department. Janine was promoted to the Elections Database Programmer and was later appointed as the Register of Voters for Yavapai County.

https://azsos.gov/
Teresa Jones
Campaign Finance Supervisor

I joined the Arizona Secretary of State’s staff as Campaign Finance Supervisor in June of 2016 after spending 16+ years with the Arkansas Ethics Commission, where I previously served as Director of Compliance and Fiscal Officer. On a personal note, my husband and I have a daughter, who is an astrophysics grad student at the U of A. We live in Gilbert with our Australian Kelpie, Scotty.

https://azsos.gov/
Reynaldo Valenzuela Jr.
Maricopa County Elections Director

Rey has been working in the field of elections for three decades and for the past 28 years, with the Maricopa County Elections Department. In April of 2017 he was appointed as the Director of Elections for Maricopa County – which is the third largest county in the United States and presently services over 2.2 million registered voters; with 1.6 million of those voters on a Permanent Early Voting List (PEVL).

Maggie Ollove
Civic Researcher

Maggie Ollove designs innovative services with a human-centered approach. In her current work at the Center for Civic Design, Maggie leads research about how voters get informed and transforming election procedures for state and local election offices. Previously she worked to solve the challenge of child care for low-income families by co-founding Gma Village - a service that builds relationships between grandmothers and parents to exchange child care.

https://civicdesign.org/about/our-team/
Thomas Hicks
U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) Commissioner

Thomas Hicks was nominated by President Barack H. Obama and confirmed by unanimous consent of the United States Senate on December 16, 2014 to serve on the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC). He has served as chairman of the commission for two terms. Commissioner Hicks has focused his efforts on voter access. Under his leadership, the EAC developed a pocket-sized voter card that serves as a guide on voting rights for voters with disabilities.

https://www.eac.gov/
Renaldo Fowler
Senior Staff Advocate

Renaldo Fowler, African American Conference on Disabilities Co-founder. Renaldo is a Senior Staff Advocate with the Arizona Center for Disability Law (ACDL) where he has been employed since 1984. Renaldo joined ACDL following his graduation from Arizona State University and has worked in the disability field for the past 35 years. Presently, he is working extensively with laws affecting students with disabilities within the educational system.

https://www.azdisabilitylaw.org/
Juliana Huereña
SABE GoVoter Project Administrative Assistant & SWI Operational Mananger

Juliana Huereña has a Bachelor’s Degree in General Studies from Northern Arizona University, with a Minor in Business Management and a focus in English and a Bachelor’s degree in Music from Arizona State University. Juliana has been a Self Advocates Becoming Empowered (SABE) National Advisor and project support since 2011. Juliana is on the SABE GoVoter Project in collaboration with NDRN as an Administrative Assistant.

www.sabeusa.org
Teresa Moore
SABE GoVoter Project & SARTAC Project Director

Teresa Moore is the Director of the SABE GoVoter Project and the Director of the SARTAC Project. She has over 23 years’ experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities. Teresa received a Certificate in Non-Profit Management from Arizona State University, LodeStar Program.

www.selfadvocacyinfo.org
Jesus Cisneros
Regional Coordinator

Jesus Cisneros was born and raised in San Diego, California. He graduated from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) with a double major in Philosophy and Political Science. Upon graduating he began working as deputy director for a political action committee and spent three years in that role. He joined Inspire U.S. last August with the intention of sharing his passion for civic engagement with younger generations.

http://www.inspire-usa.org/
Joseph A. Kanefield
Chief Deputy/Chief of Staff

Joseph A. Kanefield serves as Chief Deputy/Chief of Staff under Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich. Before joining the Attorney General’s office in 2019, Joe was a partner at the national law firm Ballard Spahr where his government-centric practice focused on election and campaign finance law, constitutional law, civil and appellate litigation, government relations, public-private partnerships, procurement, administrative law, gaming, consumer, and state and local tax matters.

https://www.azag.gov/
Mary R. O'Grady
Partner at Osborn Maledon

Mary R. O'Grady is a partner at Osborn Maledon where she works on civil litigation and appeals, with an emphasis on public law issues. She has extensive experience in redistricting, campaign finance law, voting rights issues and general election law. Mary represented the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission this past decade, advising on all aspects of the redistricting process and defending the Commission in litigation in state and federal courts.

http://www.omlaw.com/attorneys/bio/mary-r-ogrady/
Megan Kintner
Senior Legislative Associate

Megan serves as a liaison between county governments and the variety of different agencies with which they interact including the Arizona Legislature, state executive agencies, Congress, and other agencies and offices of the federal government.

http://www.azcounties.org/
Shelby Hines
Solution Engineer

Shelby Hines is a Solution Engineer in the Esri Colorado Regional Office with the State and Local Government practice and supports cities and counties in leveraging ArcGIS across departments. Her background is in GIS for emergency management and she spent 10 years supporting FEMA projects and programs, both as a consultant and more recently as a Mitigation Planner with FEMA Region 8. Shelby holds a Master of Science in GIS from the University of Denver.

https://www.esri.com/en-us/home

Event Schedule

  • June 12, 2019
  • June 13, 2019
  • June 14, 2019
08:00 AM
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08:00 PM

EOA 2019 Social Media Scavenger Hunt

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03:00 PM
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05:00 PM

Hotel Check-in and EOA Registration

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05:00 PM
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06:00 PM

Election Systems & Software (ES&S) User Group Meeting (Amphitheater)

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06:00 PM
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07:00 PM

Happy Hour – Hosted by ES&S (Saguaro)

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07:30 AM
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08:30 AM

Breakfast – Sponsored by Runbeck Election Services, Inc.

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*Vendor Bingo begins

08:00 AM
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08:30 AM

Registration/Trade Show Opens

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08:30 AM
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09:00 AM
09:00 AM
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09:15 AM

Katie Hobbs, Arizona Secretary of State

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Katie Hobbs

09:15 AM
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09:45 AM

AVID, ERIC, Elections Procedures Manual & other updates:

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Sambo “Bo” Dul, State Election Director & Janine M. Petty, Deputy State Election Director

Sambo "Bo" Dul

Janine Petty

09:45 AM
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10:15 AM

Break – Please visit the trade show -

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*Don’t forget to play Vendor Bingo

10:15 AM
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11:00 AM

Campaign Finance:

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Teresa Jones, Campaign Finance Supervisor

Teresa Jones

11:00 AM
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11:45 AM

Breakout Sessions

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Breakout #1 (Grand Ballroom) Hand Count Audit Reynaldo Valenzuela, Jr., CERA Director of Elections, Maricopa County Breakout #2 (Saguaro) Form Design Clinic Maggie Ollove, Civic Researcher Center for Civic Design

Reynaldo Valenzuela Jr.

Maggie Ollove

11:45 AM
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12:15 AM

Lunch - Sponsored by Dominion Voting and K&H Election Services

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12:15 PM
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01:00 PM

Featured Speaker: Thomas Hicks, U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) Commissioner

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Thomas Hicks

01:00 PM
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01:30 PM

Trade Show –

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*Don’t forget to play Vendor Bingo

01:30 PM
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02:15 PM

Best Practices for Election Officials: How to prepare for Persons with Disabilities:

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Renaldo Fowler, Senior Staff Advocate, Arizona Center for Disability Law (ACDL); Juliana Huereña, MT-BC, Operational Manager, Southwest Institute for Families and Children; Teresa Moore, Director for SABE GoVoter & SARTAC Projects, Self Advocacy Resource and Technical Assistance Center (SARTAC)

Renaldo Fowler

Juliana Huereña

Teresa Moore

02:15 PM
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03:00 PM

Writing Plain Language: Messaging for Voters and Poll Workers:

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Maggie Ollove, Civic Researcher, Center for Civic Design

Maggie Ollove

03:00 PM
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03:20 PM

Break – The Salty Sweet Shoppe: Sponsored by Runbeck Election Services, Inc.

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*Visit the tradeshow and Vendor Bingo cards are due by the end of break

03:20 PM
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04:05 PM

High School Voter Registration and Engagement:

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Jesus Cisneros, Regional Coordinator, Inspire U.S.

Jesus Cisneros

04:05 PM
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05:05 PM

Redistricting in Arizona:

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Joseph A. Kanefield, Chief Deputy/Chief of Staff, Arizona Attorney General’s Office & Mary R. O’Grady, Partner at Osborn Maledon

Mary R. O'Grady

Joseph A. Kanefield

05:05 PM
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05:30 PM

Trade Show Closes –

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Door Prize Drawing

05:30 PM
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07:30 PM

Happy Hour – Hosted by K&H Election Services (Rennick’s)

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08:00 AM
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09:00 AM

Breakfast – Provided by Election Officials of Arizona (EOA)

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09:15 AM
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10:15 AM

Legislative Updates:

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Megan Kintner, Senior Legislative Associate, Arizona Association of Counties (AACo)

Megan Kintner

10:15 AM
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10:30 AM
10:30 AM
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11:00 AM

ESRI Election Tools:

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Shelby Hines, GISP, Solution Engineer, ESRI

Shelby Hines

11:00 AM
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11:30 AM

Team Building Exercise: Kahoot

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11:30 AM
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12:00 PM

Closing – 50/50 Raffle

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Thank you for coming. Travel safely!

12:00 PM
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01:00 PM

Recorders and Election Directors Meeting

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