Delaware Gov. Jack Markell was named to the National Governors Association (NGA) Executive Committee by NGA Chair Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin and NGA Vice Chair Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper.
The association is governed by the nine-member Executive Committee. Through the executive committee, governors set the association's priorities and determine its activities.
"The executive committee leads the association and ensures the mission remains a bipartisan forum for governors to share best practices, identify priority issues and develop innovative solutions to state policy challenges," said Gov. Markell. "I am honored to serve on the NGA Executive Committee."
Gov. Fallin and Gov. Hickenlooper will lead NGA's Executive Committee. Other members include:
- Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe
- Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad
- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton
- Montana Gov. Steve Bullock
- Utah Gov. Gary Herbert
- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker
Founded in 1908, NGA is the collective voice of the nation's governors and one of Washington, D.C.'s most respected public policy organizations. Its members are the governors of the 55 states, territories and commonwealths. NGA provides governors and their senior staff members with services that range from representing states on Capitol Hill and before the Administration on key federal issues to developing and implementing innovative solutions to public policy challenges through the NGA Center for Best Practices. For more information, visit www.nga.org.