NGA Welcomes New Federal Relations Director

WASHINGTON—The National Governors Association (NGA) is pleased to announce Anna Holmquist Davis as the new director of the Office of Federal Relations. Davis brings more than 35 years of public service experience to the position.

“I am so pleased to announce Anna Davis as the new director of the Office of Federal Relations at the National Governors Association,” NGA Executive Director and CEO Scott Pattison said. “Anna’s selection is the culmination of an extensive national search. She will play an integral role in moving NGA forward as an association focused on member service and high impact.”

Davis most recently served as chief of staff and attorney advisor to U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Commissioner Maureen K. Ohlhausen. Before that, she held several senior roles at the FTC. Other positions include director for government relations at the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards and director for government relations at the U.S. Treasury Department. Davis also worked for former House Minority Leader Robert Michel.

“I look forward to beginning this new chapter of my public service career serving governors and states at one of the nation’s most respected public policy organizations,” Davis said.

Davis hails from Arizona and received her J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center and Bachelor of Arts from Scripps College in Claremont, California.

To learn more about NGA’s Office of Federal Relations, click here.