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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Press Release

Contact Information: (630) 407-5600

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Notice of Appointment – New Executive Director at the DuPage County Election Commission

WHEATON — The Board of Election Commissioners of DuPage County is pleased to announce Joseph H. Sobecki has been named the Executive Director of the Election Commission, effective June 14. Sobecki has been serving as the Interim Executive Director since January 1.

“We are committed to ensuring that DuPage County elections will be conducted with the highest level of integrity, and Joe is an integral part of our plan.  We are pleased with the efficiencies he’s achieved in a short time, and we look forward to exploring shared services and innovations that provide additional improvements,” said Election Commission Chair Cathy Ficker Terrill. 

Sobecki has more than 18 years of experience at the Commission, including 5 years as Assistant Executive Director. Focused on promoting efficiency and transparency by balancing procedure with the proper application of technology, he developed the first Early Voting voter verification software and Election Day Help Desk system used in DuPage County. As Assistant Executive Director, Sobecki has overseen eleven elections while implementing additional transparency and efficiencies through personnel, procurement and process standardization.