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Department of State

The Hon. Tahesha Way, Secretary of State

Secretary Way Named President-Elect of the National Association of Secretaries of State

Des Moines, Iowa – Today, at the 2021 Summer Conference of the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS), New Jersey Secretary of State Tahesha Way was inducted as the organization’s President-elect. As President-elect, Secretary Way will continue to serve as a member of the NASS Executive Board and is expected to assume the role of NASS President for the 2022-2023 term beginning next July.

“I am honored to continue serving my fellow Secretaries of State as a member of the NASS Executive Board and appreciate the trust they are placing in me as this organization’s next President,” said Secretary Way.

The full 2021-2022 NASS Executive Board is as follows:

President: Secretary Kyle Ardoin, Louisiana
President-elect: Secretary Tahesha Way
Immediate Past President: Secretary Maggie Toulouse Oliver, New Mexico
Treasurer: Secretary Scott Schwab, Kansas
Secretary: Secretary Laurel Lee, Florida
Eastern Region Vice President: Secretary Jeffrey Bullock, Delaware
Southern Region Vice President: Secretary Michael Watson, Mississippi
Midwestern Region Vice President: Secretary Steve Simon, Minnesota
Western Region Vice President: Secretary Lawerence Denney, Idaho
ACR Member-at-Large: Secretary Mac Warner, West Virginia
NPA Member-at-Large: Secretary Kimberly Bassett, DC

Learn more about NASS and the Executive Board here.


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