Michelle K. Tassinari, First Deputy Secretary, Director and Legal Counsel, Elections Division Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth, Massachusetts
Michelle K. Tassinari is the First Deputy Secretary of the Commonwealth as well as Director and Legal Counsel of the Elections Division. She is a graduate of Brandeis University and New England Law. Ms. Tassinari is the state appointee to the Election Assistance Commission’s Standards Board, Member of the Bipartisan Policy Center Voter Registration Task Force, Advisory Board Member of the MIT, Election Data and Science Lab, and Working Group Member of the Council of State Governments Overseas Voter Initiative. In 2020, she was named as one of 50 Top Women of Law by the Massachusetts Lawyer’s Weekly. Ms. Tassinari served as President of the National Association of State Election Directors from 2021-2022.