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July 23, 2009
Chapman Elected Officer of National Association of Secretaries of State

MONTGOMERY, AL - Secretary of State Beth Chapman has been elected to serve as an officer for the National Association of Secretaries of State.  The election took place at the association’s summer meeting.

 

The National Association of Secretaries of State is the nation's oldest, nonpartisan professional organization for public officials.  The association’s members include all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

 

“It is an honor to have been elected from among all of the secretaries of state in our nation to represent them.  I am deeply honored to receive this opportunity to serve my fellow secretaries of state and to represent Alabama on a national level.”

 

By virtue of her election as treasurer, she will also serve as a member of the Executive Board for the organization.  Until now, she served as co-chair of the association’s International Relations Committee. She is also a member of the NASS Standing Committee on Elections, Subcommittee on Presidential Primaries, Standing Committee on Business Services and the Company Formation Task Force.

 

Chapman also serves on the U.S. Election Assistance Commission’s Standards Board and was recently elected to serve on that board’s Executive Board and the PEW Charitable Trusts’ Alliance for Military and Overseas Voting Rights. Chapman has also testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on House Administration regarding military and overseas voters.

 

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For more information, visit Secretary of State Jim Bennett’s Web Site:  http://www.sos.alabama.gov/