Executive Committee

About the Committee

The NGA chair, vice chair and other members of the nine-person Executive Committee, who are elected annually, supervise the association’s operations on behalf of the entire membership. NGA’s Executive Committee (EC) has general authority over all policy issues and primary jurisdiction over issues involving federalism, homeland security, the federal budget, and federal tax policy.

Legal Affairs Committee

The Legal Affairs Committee (LAC) advises the National Governors Association (NGA) Executive Committee on whether NGA should participate as amicus curiae in cases of broad interest to Governors and states before the U.S. Supreme Court, federal appellate courts, and state supreme courts.

2018–2019 Committee Leadership

Governor Steve Bullock, Montana, Democrat
Vice Chair
Governor Larry Hogan, Maryland, Republican


Governor Brian Sandoval, Nevada
Governor Kim Reynolds, Iowa
Governor Rick Snyder, Michigan
Governor Scott Walker, Wisconsin


Governor Dan Malloy, Connecticut
Governor Roy Cooper, North Carolina
Governor Tom Wolf, Pennsylvania

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