The Anaheim Chamber’s Government Affairs Committee is pleased to welcome our special guest speaker for September, Orange County Registrar of Voters Neal Kelley.
Neal Kelley is Registrar of Voters for Orange County, California, the fifth largest voting jurisdiction in the United States, serving more than 1.6 million registered voters.
He joined the County as Chief Deputy Registrar of Voters in May 2004. Appointed Registrar of Voters in April 2006, Kelley has led the Registrar of Voters’ office through the largest cycle of elections in the County’s 123-year history. In his role as the County’s chief election official, he leads an organization responsible for conducting elections, verifying petitions and maintaining voter records.
Prior to joining Orange County, Kelley developed and grew several companies of his own, employing hundreds of people from 1989 to 2004. He was also an adjunct professor with Riverside Community College’s Business Administration Department, and served as a police officer in Southern California during the mid-1980's. He was honored with the "2015 Public Official of the Year" from the National Association of County Recorders, Election Officials and Clerks.