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    Electoral Board & Staff

    The Circuit Court appoints the three-member Electoral Board on recommendations from the local political parties. Two Electoral Board members represent the current governor’s political party, while the third member represents the party with the second-highest number of statewide votes in the last gubernatorial election. The chairman and secretary must represent different political parties, unless the minority party member has agreed otherwise.
    Current Electoral Board members are

    • Patricia Bower, Chairman
    • David Neumeyer, Vice Chairman
    • John Cobbs, Secretary

     
    The Electoral Board:

    • Appoints the election officers who work at the Election Day polls
    • Maintains accurate minutes and election records
    • Performs other specific duties as prescribed by the Code of Virginia or directed by the Virginia Department  of Elections
    • Delegates many of the day-to-day tasks performed in conjunction with these duties to the registrar and the registrar’s staff

     
    Director of Elections & Staff
    The general registrar, in his or her capacity of director of elections:

    • Must be a resident of  The City Of Lynchburg
    • Can’t hold other elected or appointed offices or participate in partisan political activities
    • Hires assistant registrars and other employees required to run the office
    • Performs other specific duties as delegated by the Electoral Board or prescribed by the Code of Virginia or directed by the Virginia Department  of Elections

     
    Christine Gibbons-General Registrar & Director of Elections
    Kim Conner-Deputy Registrar
    Gail Musser-Assistant Registrar