December 6, 2023 – Saskatchewan’s Chief Electoral Officer Dr. Michael Boda has completed his one-year term as president of the Council on Governmental Ethics (COGEL). COGEL is the professional association for those working in the areas of ethics, elections, freedom of information, lobbying, and campaign finance.

Dr. Boda has been in Kansas City, Missouri, for the past several days overseeing the organization’s 45th annual conference. The event drew attendees and experts from more than 85 jurisdictions, primarily in Canada and the United States.

“Throughout the year, COGEL facilitates important professional development among those working in this space in North America.   The annual COGEL conference is an integral event for anyone working in election administration or political finance,” says Dr. Boda. “I am proud to have represented Elections Saskatchewan in leading the COGEL Steering Committee over the past year.”

Dr. Boda will continue to serve on COGEL’s 2024 Steering Committee in the role of Immediate Past President. Daniel Cho, Assistant Executive Director for Candidate Guidance & Policy at the New York City Campaign Finance Board, will take over the role of President in 2024. More information on COGEL can be found at

Elections Saskatchewan (ESK) is the province’s nonpartisan election management body and an independent office of the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan. ESK directs and supervises the administration of provincial electoral events including Saskatchewan’s next general election, scheduled, by legislation, for October 28, 2024. Information for voters, workers, media, candidates, and parties at

For more information contact:

Tim Kydd
Senior Director, Outreach & Communications
Elections Saskatchewan
[email protected]