About NASS

Welcome to NASS, the nation's oldest, nonpartisan professional organization for public officials.

Who We Are

Founded in 1904, the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) is the nation's oldest, nonpartisan professional organization for public officials.  Membership is open to the 50 states, the District of Columbia and all U.S. Territories. Meet the corporate affiliates that support the organization. 

What We Do

NASS serves as a medium for the exchange of information between states and fosters cooperation in the development of public policy.  The association has key initiatives in the areas of elections and voting, state business services, cybersecurity, and archives/records management. View the NASS Constitution and Bylaws.

NASS Committees cover a range of topics related to the Office of the Secretary of State/Lieutenant Governor. Click here for a list of national officers.

The organization also has two membership sections for state government professionals:

Learn more about the 120-year history of NASS by checking out Pillars of Public Service:  A History of NASS.

2023-2024 NASS President

Hon. Scott Schwab, Kansas Secretary of State