State Board of Election Supervisors

Name State Board of Election Supervisors
Contact Person Tray Wood - General Counsel, Secretary of State
Mailing Address Post Office Box 94125
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9125
Phone Number 225-287-7477
Fax Number 225-922-1180
Board Email
Legal Authority R.S. 18:23 et seq.
Year Created 1978
Organizational Placement Department of State
Purpose/Function Conducts hearings for complaints under the administrative complaint procedure for federal elections and for the removal of registrars of voters; appoints registrars of voters temporarily when parish governing authorities fail to fill the vacancies; and reviews election laws and procedures and reports annually to the legislature.
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 8
Number Currently Serving: 8
Number of Entity Meetings: Actual number in prior year: 1
Estimated number in current year: 1
The Entity is:
Active   Inactive   Not fully organized   Disbanded   Never fully organized
Do members receive per diem, salaries, and/or travel expense reimbursements?
Yes   No
Excluding member per diem, salaries, and travel expense reimbursements, does the entity receive or expend funds?
Yes   No
Entity Member Per Diem:
  Amount Authorized: $0      per meeting   per meeting day   per day spent on board business   None

Total entity member per diem:
  Prior year actual: $0.00
  Current year budgeted: $0.00
Entity Member Salaries:
  Prior year actual: $0.00
  Current year budgeted: $0.00
Entity Member Travel Expense Reimbursement:
  Prior year actual: $0.00
  Current year budgeted: $0.00
Number and Type of Authorized Employee Positions:
Classified: 0
Unclassified: 0
Part-time: 0
Entity Fiscal Year End:
4/30         7/31         10/31         Other (identify date)
6/30         9/30         12/31         None
Participation in State Employee Benefit Programs:
       participate in state retirement system(s) and/or state group insurance program(s)
       do not participate in state benefit programs

       participate in state retirement system(s) and/or state group insurance program(s)
       do not participate in state benefit programs
A state agency provides: (Check all that apply and identify the state agency)
Per Diem Payments          State Agency:
Travel Reimbursements    State Agency:
Other (explain)    State Agency:
Is this entity a budget unit or included within a budget unit of the State of Louisiana as defined by LSA-R.S. 39:2?
   Yes    No
  If yes, identify the budget unit and the budget schedule number below:
  Budget Unit Name:
  Budget Schedule Number:
Notes The members of the board have terms concurrent with the governor.
We received notification from the Lt. Governor's office on January 23, 2024 that Vickii Melius will serve on the board as the designee for that office.
We received notification that Erin Day will continue to serve as the designee for the Attorney General on January 18, 2024.

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