Peg Reese manages a core group of 36 employees charged with the task of enabling Hillsborough County citizens to participate in our democracy through fair and accessible elections. Her staff expands nearly tenfold leading up to an election and multiplies by a hundred once poll workers have been hired for Early Voting and Election Day. Before joining the Supervisor of Elections Office in 2009, Ms. Reese was the executive director of Mary Lee's House, a child protection and advocacy center in Tampa. Ms. Reese began her career in government, as a legislative aide in the New York State Assembly and as Assistant Chief of Staff for Health and Human Services for the Suffolk County (NY) Executive. From 1992 to 2006, she lived and worked in New Orleans as a staff attorney for Southeast Louisiana Legal Services, executive director for UNITY for the Homeless and executive director of the Literacy Alliance of Greater New Orleans. She also taught undergraduate and graduate courses in public policy at Tulane University and the University of New Orleans. Previously licensed to practice law in New York State and Louisiana, Ms. Reese is presently licensed to practice law in Florida. She holds a J.D. from the City University New York School of Law and a B.A. in liberal arts from the New School for Social Research in New York.
Angeline Cunningham, Director of Operations and Support Services
Angeline Cunningham joined the Supervisor of Elections Office in June of 2002, and her extensive experience in all aspects of running elections and serving voters in our county is critical to the management position she now holds. Prior to her appointment as Director of Operations and Support Services in 2013, Ms. Cunningham oversaw Vote By Mail operations and Early Voting, voting methods that were used by 62% of registered voters during the 2012 General Election. She also established and implemented multi-faceted training programs for Election Day and Early Voting poll workers, who served our voters well in 2012 thanks to that preparation. Ms. Cunningham’s experience and expertise also includes voter registration database management, eligibility and list maintenance. Ms. Cunningham is a 12½ year resident of the Tampa Bay area who lived abroad for much of her childhood.
Jeffrey Ziegler, Director of Community ServicesJeffrey Ziegler is responsible for all community outreach efforts throughout this county. From voter registration drives to school programs to the recruitment and training of more than 3,000 poll workers each election cycle, Mr. Ziegler plays an instrumental role in our efforts to educate and engage citizens in the election process. Prior to joining the Elections Office in 2013, Mr. Ziegler was the Director of Team Travel for the Tampa Bay Rays for 15 seasons. He was responsible for all aspects of the planning and execution of the travel for the team, including charter air flights, hotels and ground transportation. His public service began with the St. Petersburg Police Department. He served for 13 years as a patrol officer and as a detective assigned to Vice & Narcotics and Internal Affairs. Mr. Ziegler is a graduate of Saint Leo University and holds a B.A. in criminology.
Andrew W. Alexandre, Director of Financial Operations/HR
Since January 2009, Andrew Alexandre has directed the financial functions of the Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections Office. Before joining the Elections Office, Mr. Alexandre worked for the State of Florida Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ). During his last ten years with DJJ, Mr. Alexandre was Chief of Administrative Services and responsible for development and implementation of budgets up to $170 million. He also directed all administrative functions within the Central Region. Mr. Alexandre started out by serving in the U.S. Navy from 1964 to 1966, and was honorably discharged. He then graduated from the University of Tampa with a B.S. in sociology. Mr. Alexandre is originally from New York City.
David Marquez, Director of Technology and Election Management
Gerri Kramer, Director of Communications
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