Assessor/Clerk-Recorder/Elections Program Manager, Yolo County
Armando Salud is an emerging local and national leader in the fields of election administration, civic engagement, and digital innovation. At the Assessor/Clerk-Recorder/Elections Department, Armando serves as a Program Manager, with responsibilities for the successful implementation of all components of elections management, including voter registration, poll worker and polling place recruitment, ballot creation, voting system security, ballot processing, vote tallying, community outreach and education and candidate services, such as candidate filing and campaign finance. Prior to Yolo County, Armando served as the Voting Systems and Technology Supervisor for the Sacramento County Voter Registration and Elections department. Armando earned a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from California State University, Sacramento. He is a proud immigrant from Mexico and naturalized U.S. citizen, and he was the first in his family to graduate from a university. Armando is a Certified Elections/Registration Administrator, as well as a California Registered Election Official. Nationally, Armando currently serves as the Board Chair of the Election Center’s Professional Education Program Board, which advances best practices in elections administration. In California, he also serves as a County Designee Advisor for the California Secretary of State - Language Accessibility Advisory Committee. In this capacity, Armando advises and assists the Secretary of State’s Office with the implementation of federal and state laws relating to access to the electoral process by voters with limited-English proficiency, so that all voters can understand the voting process. Armando is fluent in English and Spanish, and in his spare time he enjoys planning local and international trips, as traveling and learning more about new communities is one of his favorite things to do.