NASCA’s primary state government members are Cabinet level and senior public officials that oversee the departments that provide operational support to other state agencies. Common areas of oversight by NASCA’s primary member can include general services (such as fleet, mail, printing and surplus), procurement, facilities, telecommunications, information technology, construction, risk management, accounting, budget, insurance, audits, human resources, professional development and more. NASCA encourages the participation by deputy directors and senior level staff that support the state chief administrators.
NASCA’s mission is to help state chief administrators and their teams strategically transform state government operations through the power of shared knowledge and thought leadership.
NASCA's strategic goals are:
- NASCA is the recognized leader in state government's operational excellence
- NASCA is the preferred community and trusted resource for chief administrators and their teams
- NASCA has the appropriate structure and resources (financial & other) to achieve its goals
Founded in 1976, the National Association of State Chief Administrators (NASCA), is a nonprofit, 501(c)3 association representing state chief administrators - public officials in charge of departments that provide support services to other state agencies. NASCA provides a forum to exchange information and learn new ideas from each other and private partners.
Pursuant to IRS Regulations, it is the policy of NASCA to allow public access to its original exemption application and to its IRS Form 990. In addition, NASCA will make copies of its governing documents, conflict of interest policy/disclosures, and year-end financial statements available to the public. This access will be provided at NASCA’s principal headquarters offices at a time mutually agreeable between its headquarters and the individual requesting the inspection during regular business hours. In addition, NASCA will make each Form 990 information return available for a period of 3 years from filing. Headquarters will provide a copy of the exemption application or Form 990 without charge, other than a reasonable fee for reproduction and actual postage costs, as applicable. The copy must include all information furnished to the IRS as well as all schedules, attachments, and supporting statements, except for the name and address of any contributor to the organization. For further detailed information regarding these IRS requirements, refer to the General Instructions for Form 990.