To conduct all Monterey County elections in a fair, accurate, accessible, secure, transparent and efficient manner; to educate and encourage the public to participate in the voting process; and to maintain accurate voter registration and election records.
It's the people!
A great place to work with informed, proactive, innovative, empowered people, with the resources, ready to serve the public.
Who We Are and What We Do
We are a small team of dedicated people who provide services to voters, cities, school and special districts in Monterey County in seven areas.
Claudio Valenzuela, Registrar of Voters
Gina Martinez, Assistant Registrar of Voters
Izabella Lesik, Financial Manager
Outreach and Education
Greta Arevalo, Program Manager
Mary Kikuchi, Program Manager
Candidate and Campaign Services
Jessica Cedillo, Program Manager
Mary Hellen Gallegos
Vote by Mail
Data and Voting Technology
Mark Silvia, Business Technology Analyst
Chuck Cassinelli, Sr. Departmental Information System Coordinator
We provide services in English and Spanish in order to follow the Voting Rights Act.
More information on the Voting Rights Act.
Where We Are
1441 Schilling Place - North Building, Salinas, CA 93901 (see map)
8 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday. We may be open additional days and hours during early voting period. Please call us at 831-796-1499 to verify.
Contacting Us If you have suggestions for the Department, please contact us. We would like to hear from you!