On February 10-13, 2015,TAA participated in the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) Winter Conference in Washington, D.C. which brought together leaders from government and industry and also learn the latest state and federal developments. This year, Dr. Taban attended the NASS Award Luncheon, with Guest Speaker U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (MS), International Relations Committee Meeting and a Luncheon Featuring U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (SC).
TAA was invited to attend the National Governors Association (NGA) Winter Meeting at the Washington, D.C. from February 20-23, 2015, where he met with governors from various states and discuss various issues in states across the country. Dr. Taban had attended the Opening Session, led by Governor Hickenlooper, who stressed the importance of investing in education, health, energy among other significant topics. Dr. Taban also attended the NGA committee meetings focusing on Economic Development and Commerce; Education and Workforce, including Homeland Security and Public Safety.
Dr. Taban also participated in the National Association of Attorney Generals (NAAG) Winter Meeting at the Ritz Carlton Hotel, and met with Attorneys Generals. This year’s NAAG Winter Meeting. Dr. Taban also attended the U.S. Supreme Court Perspectives Luncheon and the Presidential Initiative Session, hosted by Attorney General Jim Hood (MS), the current NAAG President.