States In the News:

State of Tennessee change schedules to help combat traffic

The State of Tennessee is recognized as one of the largest employer that contriute to the congestion in downtown Nashville. To help combat this congestion, the State of Tennessee has implemented in 16 of its 23 state departments alternative workplace solutions program. This program allos employees to work from home or do mobile work, which means they are working in the field. Learn more here
Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence Award

The State of Tennessee's Department of General Servces received the Interest Recognition award from the Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence at the annual Excellence in Tennessee Conference.

Maryland Department of General Services Delivers

This week the Maryland Department of General Services teamed up with the Maryland Food Bank to distribute over 500,000 meal kits to the Eastern Shore of Maryland. 

"The surplus property program is a great opportunity to get these meal kits and other resources directly into Maryland communities," said NASCA Member and DGS Secretary Ellington E. Churchill Jr. "Our agency is committed to delivering essential services to the citizens of Maryland and this partnership does just that."   Learn more here.

Governing: States Struggle to Fill Top Positions

When an agency head leaves, some states take years to find a permanent replacement. What takes so long? What are some alternatives?  State of Oregon filled approximately 70 percent of its recent vacancies from inside rather than outside of the government, says NASCA Member Katy Coba, the state's chief operating officer, who estimates that about 20 high-level directors have left in the last two years. Learn more  here

Do you have state news to share with NASCA members?  Contact Kayla Leslie
March 9, 2018
Welcome New Chief Administrators
2018 Corporate Partner Prospectus and Sponsorship Opportunities

NASCA's 2018 sponsorship opportunities are now available for purchase.  You can find the details of each opportunity in the  

To purchase: 

2018 Spring Conference 
April 30 - May 1, Minneapolis, MN 

  • All opportunities are available on a first come, first served basis. Once a sponsorship is sold out, it will no longer be listed as available for purchase.
  • To keep ratios desirable for all attendees, all events and sponsorship opportunities are only available for NASCA corporate members in good standing.
  • Any sponsorship opportunity may be secured at this time, and you may select "invoice me" to pay in the future.
For questions regarding sponsorship opportunities, please contact  Tommy Morrison or  Sarah Razor.
Looking to get involved?  Participating in committees and workgroups is a great way to get the most out of your membership by engaging in projects that best fit your interest, expertise and schedule. You will grow professionally, network with peers from across the country and help contribute to the development of events (such as our Spring Conference and the 2018 Institute) and research products that will be most beneficial to your organization.  You can go here  to  read a brief description of each committee or workgroup and  complete the volunteer sign up form
Is your department hiring for key roles? Send the postings directly to Kayla Leslie  to be included on NASCA 's Career page. This service is complimentary to all states. Please include the followin g information for t he listing;  t itle, d epartment, s tate, c losing date and l ink to more  information.