State Membership

Membership is open to all state and U.S. territories. There are two payment options for state membership; the annual membership is $3000 or the bi-annual membership is $5,000 (discount included). The membership runs on a fiscal calendar year July-June cycle.

  • Listed on the NASCA website, includes an interactive map that highlights each states responsibilities, chief administrator’s contact information, photo and bio  
  • Participation in all-state calls, topical webinars and surveys 
  • Receive up to date information and stay connected with fellow state chief administrators, secretaries, commissioners and directors through the NASCA state member Listserv 
  • Develop management and leadership skills by participation in conferences, networking and learning forums, including the annual Institute on Management and Leadership and regional meetings 
  • Travel reimbursement, hotel accommodations, and registration for the primary state member to attend the Institute on Management and Leadership included in the state dues. State members can register an additional guest (i.e. a deputy) for $275. 
  • Eligibility to serve and lead on NASCA’s committees, including the Executive Committee 
  • Build a strong support system among other state chief administrators, secretaries, commissioners and directors on common issues or problems 
  • Stay informed on trends and best practices that contribute to an effective state government 
  • Opportunity to post open positions on the NASCA Careers webpage
  • Access to online resources, including publications, research reports, newsletters, webinars and issue-focused reports at
  • Opportunities for partnership and visibility with other like-minded associations and forums 
  • Ability to contribute whitepapers and research briefs to the NASCA website 
  • Opportunity to host future Institute on Management and Leadership conferences and regional meetings 

Is your state not a member of NASCA? Contact Sarah Razor, NASCA Executive Director for more information at (859) 514-9156 or
Kim Hood, Executive Director
Utah Department of Administrative Services 

"NASCA is my go to association for finding out what's going on in other states and for connecting with my peers.” 

Doug  Nelson, Commissioner
Missouri Office of Administration 

"NASCA has provided a remarkable opportunity to network with other government administrators around the country.” 

Sid Johnson, Commissioner
Georgia Department of Administrative Services  

"Leaders need insights, advice, and lessons-learned from other leaders. NASCA is the place where I can learn and get counsel from other Chief Administrators who have already faced my challenges. It is an invaluable resource.” 
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