Board Members

Deborah Nichols
Chair, Board of Elections

Deborah Nichols was appointed to the Board after serving as D.C. Auditor and in various capacities in the Office of the Auditor since 1983. She previously worked as a legislative aide on the D.C. Council. She holds a B.A. from Howard University and a J.D. from North Carolina Central University School of Law and has been a member of the D.C. Bar since 1983. She is a resident of Ward 6.

Stephen Danzansky
Member, Board of Elections

Stephen I. Danzansky has led a prestigious career as an attorney and presidential appointee under three Republican administrations, serving as Deputy Assistant to the President for Economic Affairs, and as Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of Cabinet Affairs. He has been an adjunct professor at George Washington University School of Law. Mr. Danzansky also has served as an officer and director of numerous civic and cultural organizations, including the Washington Area Olympic Committee, Greater Washington Sports Authority, the YMCA, and the Washington Urban League. Danzansky graduated from Washington & Lee University and George Washington University School of Law. He is a resident of Ward 3.

Devarieste Curry
Member, Board of Elections

Devarieste Curry is a partner with the McLeod, Watkinson & Miller law firm, where she specializes in business and commercial law, employment, litigation, and nonprofit law. Ms. Curry previously served as the Principal of the Curry Law Firm. She has held leadership positions with several bodies and organizations, including the District of Columbia Bar Legal Ethics Committee, Us Helping Us, and National Opera Association. Ms. Curry graduated from Stillman College and from Georgetown University School of Law. She is a resident of Ward 6.

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  • General Election: 11/4/2014
  • Primary Election: 4/1/2014

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