Members of the City of St. Louis Board of Election Commissioners

Chairperson Jerry M. Hunter


Commissioner Paul M. Maloney, Esq


Commissioner Paul M. Maloney is a Partner with Garvin & Maloney, a law firm in St. Louis County, Missouri which he joined in 1994. Prior to joining Garvin & Maloney he held numerous legal positions at Citimortgage and Liberty Loan Corporation in St. Louis. His areas of practice include Corporate Law, Banks and Banking, Consumer Law, Business Law, Probate, Government and Real Estate. Commissioner Maloney received his B.S. degree from St. Louis University in 1969 and his J.D. degree from St. Louis University Law School in 1972, and is a member of the Missouri Bar Association. He has lived in St. Louis his entire life and currently lives with his wife Patricia and two sons only four blocks from where he was raised. He enjoys all St. Louis sports, fishing, walking, and still plays softball. 

Commissioner Benjamin M. Phillips, Sr.


Commissioner Benjamin M. Phillips, Sr. is a former City of St. Louis employee, having retired after 21 years of service as Director of Administration for the Treasurer’s Office; state and local lobbyist for former Mayors Vincent Schoemehl and Clarence Harmon; and as a City Marshal.  Commissioner Phillips graduated from the University of Missouri at St. Louis with a B.S. in Sociology and furthered his education at the United Association/University of Texas in Engineering and Project Management.  He is a lifelong city resident and active in state and local Democratic politics.  Commissioner Phillips has received several mayoral and gubernatorial appointments, serving on the City of St. Louis Mechanical Licensing Board and Employees’ Retirement Trust Board, and the Twenty-Second Judicial Commission. Commissioner Phillips is a past recipient of an Outstanding Alumni Award from Central Catholic St. Nicholas School; the Jonathan Jasper Wright Award from the National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice; and the Volunteer of the Year Award from the Spina Bifida Association.

Commissioner Joseph A. Barbaglia


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