Justin Roebuck serves as the chief election officer for Ottawa County, Michigan overseeing the elections process in 23 local cities and townships and for the county’s 220,000 voters. Justin’s passion is to build trust with honesty and transparency in the elections process. His goal is to change the way election officials interact with voters by modeling proactive, consistent, and fact-based communication using multiple platforms from social media to in person voter engagement.
In addition to his work in Ottawa County, Justin currently serves on the Standards Board of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC), as the Vice Chair of the Michigan Council of Election Officials, and Co-Chair of the Legislative Committee of the Michigan Association of County Clerks. He was appointed by the Michigan Supreme Court to the Michigan Judicial Council, formed in 2021 to create a statewide strategic plan for the judicial branch. He has been appointed by Governors Snyder and Whitmer to the Michigan Electronic Recording Commission, governing the standards for real property documents recorded in Michigan, where he is currently serving as Chair.
Justin is a graduate of Hillsdale College, with a B.A. in History and Political Science, and resides in Zeeland, Michigan with his wife Laura, daughter Sarah and son Michael.