At its meeting on Monday, May 14, the Electoral Board of the City of Lynchburg appointed Christine O. Gibbons as the General Registrar for the City of Lynchburg. Ms. Gibbons will begin training for this position on June 1 with the Interim Registrar, Carolyn Sherayko.
Ms. Gibbons has been Director of Community Involvement for Lynchburg College since 2009. In this position she collaborated with community partners in meeting their volunteer needs, worked with campus departments on service needs for their organizations, supervised graduate assistants and interns and coordinated student service information fairs.
The Registrar manages all activities related to voter registration, educates citizens regarding registration and elections and works under the direction of the Electoral Board to prepare for, administer, and report the results of local, state and federal elections.
The members of the Electoral Board are Patricia M. Bower, Chair, John W. Cobbs, Secretary and David B. Neumeyer, Vice-Chair. The Board is responsible for the proper and orderly conduct of elections in Lynchburg, as well as the appointment and oversight of the General Registrar.