Chafee named to NGA committee

GOV. LINCOLN D. CHAFEE has been named to the National Governors Association Education and Workforce Committee.
Posted 9/7/12

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee has been named to the National Governors Association Education and Workforce Committee by NGA Chair, Delaware Gov. Jack Markell and NGA vice chair, Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin.

The Education and Workforce Committee focuses on issues of workforce development and education, including early childhood, elementary and secondary education and higher education.

According to a release, members of the Education and Workforce Committee are responsible for ensuring that the governors’ views are represented in the shaping of federal policy.

“I am very pleased to serve on the NGA Education and Workforce Committee,” Chafee said in prepared remarks. “Education and workforce development remain critical issues for all states, particularly here in Rhode Island.”

“I look forward to securing greater flexibility for Rhode Island and all states on federal education and workforce policies by serving on this Committee with my fellow governors,” added the governor.

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy will serve as chair of the Education and Workforce Committee with Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad serving as vice chair.

PBN Hosted

Join PBN and two panels of successful female executives, business owners and entrepreneurs as we delve into what women should do to advance their careers, and become leaders in the corporate world and their own enterprises.
  • Book of Lists Party
    Save the date - January 15, 2015 for PBN's Book of Lists Party at the Providence ...
Purchase Data
Book of Lists
Book of Lists cover
PBN's annual Book of Lists has been an essential resource for the local business community for almost 30 years. The Book of Lists features a wealth of company rankings from a variety of fields and industries, including banking, health care, real estate, law, hospitality, education, not-for-profits, technology and many more.
Data icons
Data can be purchased as single lists, in either Excel or PDF format; the entire database of the published book, in Excel format; or a printed copy of the Book of Lists.
  • Purchase an e-File of a single list
  • Purchase an e-File of the entire Book of Lists database
  • Purchase a printed copy of the Book of Lists
    Latest News