Deborah Clark joined the Elections office in 1978, and served as Deputy Administrator 1982 through June 2000.
Governor Jeb Bush appointed Deborah Clark Supervisor of Elections in June 2000, to complete the unexpired term of Dorothy Ruggles.
She was elected to a four-year term in 2000 and re-elected in 2004, 2008 and 2012.
She is committed to conducting fair, accurate and secure elections for Pinellas County.
Deborah received her official designation as a Certified Elections and Registration Administrator (CERA) from The Election Center in 2005. She was among the first 300 elections officials nationwide to achieve this status.
She is very active in the Florida State Association of Supervisors of Elections (FSASE) and currently serves on its Board of Directors, as Vice Chair of the Administrative Rules Committee, and as a member of the Budget Committee. She has also served in the following positions: Get Out the Vote Committee Chair; Canvassing Board Committee Co-chair; Scholarship Committee Co-chair; Education/Training Committee Co-chair; and member of the Legislative Committee, Vision Committee, Bylaws and Rules Committee, Communication and Publications Committee, Rules Development Committee, Reapportionment Committee, and Reapportionment Ad Hoc Committee.
Her other public and volunteer service includes:
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