FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 8, 2019
(PLACERVILLE, CA) – The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors today approved the appointment of Bill O'Neill as Registrar of Voters, effective January 9, 2019.
O'Neill was most recently vice president of election cybersecurity and consulting for Runbeck Elections Services, Inc., a private sector elections technology, products and services company. While there, he built a collection of new election-focused software products which improved, among other things, the duplicate ballot production process, ballot printing, and petition management process for state and local election officials. Prior to that, he was vice president of field operations, where he established a highly-successful support organization to work with over 160 election customers throughout the country, overseeing 115 support staff in 8 states.
"Bill comes to El Dorado County with 14 years of direct election experience in state and federal elections and regulations, and more than 25 years of Information Technology background," said Chief Administrative Officer, Don Ashton. "He is exactly what the County needs to successfully address the upcoming changes and challenges to our elections systems."
O'Neill was president of Shamrock Associates in El Dorado, where he worked directly with state and local election officials to ensure a smooth and successful transition to new voting systems while meeting new federal and state voting system requirements.
Additionally, O'Neill has worked as vice president of technology, senior project manager, and senior developer at Intel, Corp., Visionary Integration Professionals, and Recom Technologies.
"I'm looking forward to applying my experience to meet the challenges that are unique to El Dorado County's elections systems and retaining the high level of confidence its residents have come to expect from its Elections Department," O'Neill said.
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