Deputy Assistant Secretary for Elections and Commission
Kori House was appointed Assistant Deputy Secretary for Elections and Committees on September 7, 2021. Prior to her appointment, Kori managed voter registration and election administration for the North Carolina State Council of Elections. House has worked with North Carolina’s 100 counties and the information technology divisions of various state agencies – including the North Carolina Departments of Health and Human Services, Justice, and Vehicles to engine – to ensure they complied with federal and federal regulations on elections and voter registration. In addition, House has developed, implemented and maintained online voter registration application services for the state. She also managed the implementation of key legislation, court orders, and state and federal mandates for the Elections Council.
House’s tenure in public administration began over 15 years ago when she held various administrative positions in local law enforcement, including a crime analyst for the Hope Mills Police Department in the Cumberland County, North Carolina, where she was given the title of a non-sworn employee of the agency. Annual award for two consecutive years. She was also the CEO of a nonprofit organization that supports the homeless community in North Carolina.
House holds a bachelor’s degree in political science, with a concentration in public administration, from Fayetteville State University and a master’s degree in public administration, with a concentration in nonprofit management and leadership, from the ‘Walden University. She trained in geographic information systems, crime analysis and intelligence, and administration of election registration. She is the recipient of the Think Smart 40 under 40 Award.
House enjoys spending time with family and friends, participating in community service activities with his sorority, and learning about home organization and design, fashion and culture. House lives in Dauphin County with his family.