For Immediate Release
January 23, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC - The National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) today announces the installment of two officers to the NASS Executive Board. Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes will serve as Southern Region Vice President and Delaware Secretary of State Jeffrey Bullock will serve as Member-at-Large representative to the Notary Public Administrators (NPA) Section.
NASS President Denise W. Merrill appointed Grimes after Natalie Tennant's term as West Virginia secretary of state ended. Bullock was tapped to fill the vacancy left by Grimes' appointment as a regional vice-president.
"We are fortunate to have these two well-seasoned Secretaries of State amongst our national leadership," said Merrill, who serves as Connecticut Secretary of the State. "In a year where election and business services issues will be front and center in state capitals across the nation, we look forward to leveraging their wealth of experience."
"I am again honored to represent the Southern states on the NASS executive board," Grimes said. "I enjoy a great relationship with my colleagues in the South and I look forward to working with them to shine a spotlight on the initiatives our states are implementing and the issues that are important to us."
"It's my privilege to serve my fellow secretaries and contribute to the mission of NASS," Bullock said. "As always, I'm excited to participate in the exchange of ideas and support the collaborative efforts that this organization is known for."
The Executive Board appointments will last through July 2017.
Founded in 1904, NASS is the oldest, nonpartisan professional organization of public officials in the U.S. Membership is open to the 50 states and all U.S. territories. NASS serves as a medium for the exchange of information between states and fosters cooperation in the development of public policy.
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