Certificate in Election Administration Faculty and Instructors

Certificate in Election Administration
Humphrey School of Public Affairs

130 Humphrey School
301 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States



Instructors in the CEA program are prominent national experts in the field of elections, bringing an incredible depth of knowledge and real world experience to their classes. Current and past instructors include:

  • Doug Chapin, Director - Election Research, Fors Marsh Group
  • Dana Chisnell, Acting Executive Director for Customer Experience, U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security
  • Judd Choate, Director of Elections, Colorado Department of State
  • Lawrence Jacobs, Professor, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota
  • Neal Kelley, Registrar of Voters, Orange County, California (retired)
  • Matt Masterson, Director of Information Integrity, Microsoft
  • Jennifer Morrell, Partner, The Elections Group
  • Astrid Ochoa, Principal & Founder, Ochoa Consulting Partners, LLC
  • Tammy Patrick, Chief Executive Officer for Programs, The Election Center
  • Whitney Quesenbery, Director and Co-Founder, Center for Civic Design
  • Gina Roberts, Voter Education Director, Citizens Clean Elections Commission
  • Maurice Turner, Technical Policy Lead, Tik Tok and Cybersecurity Policy Expert
  • Amy Wilson, former Training Coordinator, Colorado Secretary of State’s Office