Pearl Livingstone, President,
has been registering voters and training registrars in Cuyahoga
County since 2000. Heading a group of over 60 registrars, she
has organized registration drives in every general election since
2004 at Dave's Supermarkets, Cleveland High Schools, Cuyahoga
County Public Assistance Agencies and Probation Departments, and
Tower City. In the 2008 election cycle over 5000 registrations
were sent in through her group.
Norman Robbins, MD, PhD, Research Director, has directed
applied research projects on election administration and policy.
He testified on election reform to Ohio House and Senate Committees,
and to the U.S. House Administration Committee. He served (2007-2010)
on the Ohio Secretary of State's Voting Rights Institute Advisory
Council and also on their NVRA Leadership Team (to improve voter
registration by public assistance agencies).
Ben Segall, PhD, Treasurer, has devoted approximately 10
years to increasing registrations of underrepresented citizens
in NE Ohio. He has also studied and worked to improve the electoral
Nora Kancelbaum, Secretary, has worked on school registrations
and at Dave's Markets registrations over the past three election
cycles. She has trained high school National Honor Society members
to register students in their school. She volunteers at Court
Community Service and in various literacy programs in the area.
Teresa James, board member, has worked as an election advocate/attorney
at Project Vote in Washington, D.C. As a result of a federal lawsuit
in which she represented Project Vote, the Ohio Dept. of Jobs
and Family Services now registers thousands of public assistance
clients each month, a service offered to them as required by the
National Voter Registration Act.
Susan Alcorn, board member, has been an Election Day observer
and trained county employees to ensure that the National Voter
Registration Act was implemented locally. She has been an active
member of the League of Women Voters for many years.