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Field Trips for Grownups: The Election Center

July 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Introducing: Field Trips for Grownups!  Get behind-the-scenes tours of the places – and meet the people – who help our community thrive!  These events are for folks 18+.  We’ll walk around and see the sites, ask all our burning questions, and make friends with community helpers.  Registration is required as space is limited.

First stop: the Election Center, aka: “Democracy in Action”

When: Wednesday, July 24 •  1:00-3:30 pm

Where: Meet there: 150 S. Gaston Street, Brevard **Please note: we are not providing transportation; meet there!**

Join us for a tour of the Transylvania County Election Center!  We’ll learn about election planning, preparation and administration, logistics, precinct worker recruitment and training, accuracy testing of voting systems, maintenance and security of equipment, and much more.

We’ll be hosted by Election Center Director, Jeff Storey.  Jeff came to Transylvania County Board of Elections in 2012 as the Deputy Director of Voting Systems with 4 years of elections experience while serving in Henderson County.  Prior to that, Storey was the IT Director for Mountain Laurel Community Services with offices in Henderson and Transylvania counties.

Storey was born in North Carolina and raised abroad in a military family.  Jeff has a bachelor’s degree in Information Technology and served in the Air Force for 8 years before settling in Western North Carolina in 1999.  Through the Election Center with instruction from Auburn University, Jeff received the Certified Elections Registration Administrator (CERA) national certification. He has also completed the Certified North Carolina Elections Director (CNCED) certification with the North Carolina State Board of Elections.  Storey was officially appointed the Transylvania County Director of Elections in December 2018.

Jeff and his wife Sandra raised two daughters, Ashton and Erica, in the local area.  They currently enjoy having 2 dogs at home, a Doberman / hound mix named “Boba” and a Yorkie name “Dano”.

Registration opens June 1.

Second stop: the Water Treatment Facility  •  Wednesday, July 31  •  1:00 pm

Third stop: the Hospital  •  Wednesday, August 7  •  1:00 pm

 

Transylvania County Election Center

150 S Gaston St
Brevard, NC 28712 United States

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(828) 884-3151

212 S Gaston St, Brevard, NC 28712