Elections Nova Scotia

Assistant Chief Electoral Officer Appointment

Release date: 
December 15, 2021

Assistant Chief Electoral Officer Appointment

Media Release: Wednesday December 15, 2021

Elections Nova Scotia - The Chief Electoral Officer, Richard Temporale, is pleased to announce the appointment of Lindsay Rodenkirchen as Assistant Chief Electoral Officer for Elections Nova Scotia.

Lindsay Rodenkirchen has been acting in this role since March 2021 following the previous Assistant Chief Electoral Officer’s retirement, and she provided important leadership during the 41st provincial general election held on August 17, 2021.

“I would like to congratulate Lindsay Rodenkirchen on her appointment as Assistant Chief Electoral Officer for Elections Nova Scotia,” says Temporale. “Lindsay has a passion for continual process improvement and electoral innovation; always striving to ensure a positive voting experience for all electors regardless of where they live and vote in the province.”

The Assistant Chief Electoral Officer reports to the Chief Electoral Officer and is responsible for leading the professional electoral administration process. A fair and open competition was held for this position and Lindsay Rodenkirchen was the successful candidate.

Lindsay Rodenkirchen was born and raised in Inverness County on the island of Cape Breton. She has two decades of experience in elections administration. She held leadership roles in Ontario before arriving at Elections Nova Scotia in time to lead the operations team as Director of Operations for the May 30, 2017, provincial general election.

Elections Nova Scotia is a non-partisan and independent agency responsible for conducting provincial elections. For more information, please visit electionsnovascotia.ca and follow us on Facebook and Twitter @electionsns.

Media Contact:

Naomi Shelton
Director, Policy and Communications
Elections Nova Scotia

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