2014-15 NGA Chair Gov. John Hickenlooper's Initiative
Utah Gov. Gary Herbert officially became the new chair of the National Governors Association (NGA) today at the closing session of the NGA Summer Meeting. Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe was named vice chair.
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The 2014-2015 chair’s initiative, Delivering Results, focused on helping governors identify strategies to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of state government. In order to deliver results to individuals and businesses in the state, governors can use any number of specific strategies, including recruiting and hiring effective state government leaders, streamlining regulations, implementing lean process improvement, and using data and evidence to inform budgeting.
The 2014-2015 chair’s initiative, Delivering Results, focused on helping governors identify strategies to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of state government. One critical aspect of improving the performance of state government is to find and develop top-level state leaders who are focused on achieving results and who can cultivate an organizational culture supportive of that goal.