Wyo. Secretary of State Buchanan serving as co-chair of national policy committee

(Courtesy of the Wyoming Secretary of State)

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming Secretary of State Edward Buchanan is helping lead a National Lieutenant Governors Association national policy committee.

“Secretary Buchanan is serving as Co-Chair of the NLGA Committee on State Strategies,” a Monday, Aug 12 announcement from the secretary of state’s office reads.

The focus of the committee is to improve state and territorial governments’ “effectiveness and efficiency.”

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“’This committee promotes the exchange of views on state and territorial issues and fosters interstate cooperation,’ said NLGA Director Julia Brossart.  ‘The members of this committee are experts for the Association in a range of issues. Secretary Buchanan is recognized as a leader in elections, business services, and ever-growing cyber security issues.’”

The NLGA brings together those officials who are first in line to succeed each state or territory’s respective governors.    

“’I am honored by my appointment to lead this committee. The bi-partisan exchange of best practices and good ideas are essential for governance and often develop the very best policies for each state in the union,’ said Secretary Buchanan.'”      

Buchanan is Wyoming’s 22nd secretary of state. He has served since March 1, 2018. Prior to this position, Buchanan spent 10 years in the state legislature, according to the secretary of state’s office.