BERRYVILLE , Barbara B. Bosserman
believes voting gives citizens a voice in government. And Bosserman will help Clarke County residents, voices be heard during the election process when she becomes the county,s general registrar on June 27.
,I truly believe in the electoral process,, Bosserman
said Tuesday. ,I believe in having a choice in the decisions that are made in our country, and our voice can only be heard if we vote., Barbara B. BossermanThe three-member Clarke County Electoral Board chose Bosserman to replace retiring Registrar Patti Kackley, who has held the position for 14 years.
...Bosserman, a 25-year resident of Clarke County, has been office manager with the Clarke County Parks and Recreation Department since 1988. She
,s spent more than 25 years in business administration and management, and has participated in computer technology and software application training through Lord Fairfax Community College
During the next two months, Bosserman
will take some leave from her current job to learn from Kackley.
will also participate in officer training for the county,s election officials in preparation for the June primary races.
will work during the June 14 primaries, when voters will select party nominees for statewide races.
For the first time, Clarke County voters will be using electronic voting machines for the June primaries.
,The county is ready for it,, Bosserman
said of electronic voting. ,We,re fortunate that Mrs. Kackley and the Electoral Board pursued purchasing the electronic equipment.
is also pleased she
,ll continue to work with county citizens.
,We think we,re very fortunate,, DeHaven said. ,We hope she
stays around a long time.,