Lt. Governor Prettner Solon Selected for National Lt. Governors Association Leadership Committee
August 01, 2014
ST. PAUL, MN – Lt. Governor Yvonne Prettner Solon has been selected to serve on the National Lt. Governors Association (NLGA) leadership committee. As a member of the committee, Lt. Governor Prettner Solon will help guide the organization’s work on issues impacting the states.
“It is an honor to be named to a leadership position,” said Lt. Governor Prettner Solon. “I am confident that the ideas shared and partnerships forged through this position will result in tangible benefits for Minnesotans.”
The leadership committee meets approximately three times a year to discuss public policy issues with both state and national significance. Lt. Governor Prettner Solon will serve a one-year term on the committee. She was first elected to the committee in July 2011 and has been reelected each year since then.
“Lt. Governor Prettner Solon was nominated to this position by a bipartisan group of her peers,” said Julia Hurst, NLGA executive director. “Lt. Governor Prettner Solon’s unanimous election among officials of both parties from every region of the country speaks to the high regard she is held in among her peers.”
About the National Lt. Governors Association
The National Lt. Governors Association offers its members the opportunity to assume national leadership roles in fields ranging from energy and the environment to the arts. Through the association, members foster interstate cooperation and share best practices to the benefit of the constituents in the states and territories. Visit www.nlga.us for more information.