Meet the Team


Rebecca Stonawski | Deputy Commissioner of Elections

Rebecca works with her team to provide effective election services. Her main duties include handling questions from the public and media, working with the absentee board, communicating with school boards and city clerks, overseeing elections, and trouble shooting. She is honored to serve and welcomes your communication


JJ  | Election Systems Administrator

Responsibilities: Specialties: Passions:
Voter Registration
Precinct Official trainingDatabase developmentCoffee
Ballot layout/programmingSoftware developmentOld Houses
Equipment maintenance


Eric | Election Systems Administrator

Eric works with the voter registration database, addressing and election layers in GIS (Geographic Information Systems). He is a map and geo geek at heart. It's the love of data, maps and GIS that makes the guy smile. Designing ballots and programming election equipment are other areas Eric works with. Outside the office, Eric enjoys gardening and volunteering in his son's Cub Scout den and pack.


Valerie  | Voter Outreach Coordinator

Valerie will be seen out and about in the community, ensuring that as many Linn County residents as possible understand the voter registration and election processes. Her goal is to help everyone eligible register to vote, and cast a ballot in every election. To help everyone vote, she is also responsible for planning for and setting up our Satellite Voting locations.

Outside the office, Valerie enjoys gardening, camping, and synchronized swimming.

Picture of Mark in Elections

Mark | Elections Coordinator 

Mark’s main responsibilities include working with Precinct Election officials, handling the Elections team budget, working with Election Day technology, and keeping track of inventory. He is dedicated to keeping things organized and straight forward, especially if it involves Excel.

Outside the office, Mark enjoys spending time with his family (and pets!), playing games, and watching movies.