Staff

Under the Board’s authority, responsibilities of the elections administration include canvassing of returns, certification of abstracts and certificates for elected offices.   All candidate filings, campaign finance compliance, voter registration, programming and maintenance of voting equipment are directed through this office.

The department also establishes all election precincts and is responsible for recruiting and training precinct officials, providing voter outreach and education to the citizens of New Hanover County and keeping the public informed of all conduct relating to elections.

  • Derek Bowens
    Elections Director
    Phone: 910-798-7287
    Biography
  • Gina Herring
    Elections Specialist
    Voter Registration
    Phone: 910-798-7292
  • Colby Tuttle
    Elections Program and Outreach Coordinator
    Outreach and Recruitment
    Phone: 910-798-7289
  • Rae Hunter-Havens
    Elections Systems Specialist
    Voting and Information Systems
    Phone: 910-798-7288
  • Sornatha Fulford
    Compliance Specialist
    Campaign Finance and Absentee Voting
    Phone: 910-798-7224
  • Elizabeth Burns
    Elections Specialist
    Voter Registration and Finance
    Phone: 910-798-7048
Board of Elections: 230 Government Center Drive, Suite 38 • Wilmington, NC 28403 • Phone 910-798-7330 • Fax 910-798-7295