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 Carroll PublishingCarroll Publishing, a leading provider of top quality government contact solutions for over 35 years, maintains the country's most robust database of government contact information for federal, state, municipal and county government levels, and the defense industry. Unique to its offering are published and dynamic organization charts detailing reporting structures within the federal government, the Department of Defense and top aerospace and defense contractors. Products are delivered as an interactive subscription website, CRM-friendly data sets, print directories and organizations charts, and Real-time XML Delivery, offering on-demand access. Request a free trial to our online products or for more information, contact Kathy Updegraff at kupdegraff@carrollpub.com or (301) 263-9800 x. 117

CSCThe Council of State Governments
is our nation's only organization serving all three branches of state government. CSG is a nonpartisan, region-based forum that fosters the exchange of insights and ideas to help state officials shape public policy. This offers unparalleled regional, national and international opportunities to network, develop leaders, collaborate and create problem-solving partnerships. CSG works primarily through our headquarters and regional offices to advance our mission, and through the work of our affiliate organizations. CSG also is a respected voice and advocate for the states to the federal government in Washington, D.C.

 ICMAICMA is the professional and educational organization for chief appointed managers, administrators, and assistants in cities, towns, counties, and regional entities throughout the world. Since 1914, ICMA has provided technical and management assistance, training, and information resources to its members and the local government community. The management decisions made by ICMA's 9,000 members affect nearly 185 million individuals in thousands of communities--from small towns with populations of a few hundred to metropolitan areas serving several million.

 NACOThe National Association of Counties (NACo) is the only national organization that represents county governments in the United States. Founded in 1935, NACo provides essential services to the nation’s 3,068 counties. NACo advances issues with a unified voice before the federal government, improves the public's understanding of county government, assists counties in finding and sharing innovative solutions through education and research, and provides value-added services to save counties and taxpayers money.

 NARUCThe National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) is the Washington association representing the State Public Service Commissioners who regulate essential utility services, including energy, telecommunications, and water. NARUC members are responsible for assuring reliable utility service at fair, just, and reasonable rates. Founded in 1889, the Association is an invaluable resource for its members and the regulatory community, providing a venue to set and influence public policy, share best practices, and foster innovative solutions to improve regulation.

 NASCIOThe National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) is the premier network and resource for state CIOs and a leading advocate for technology policy at all levels of government. NASCIO represents state chief information officers and information technology executives from the states, territories, and the District of Columbia. The primary state government members are senior officials who have executive level and statewide responsibility for information technology leadership. State officials involved in agency level information technology management may participate as state members. Representatives from other public sector and non-profit organizations may participate as associate members. Private sector firms may join as corporate members and participate in the Corporate Leadership Council.

naspeThe National Association of State Personnel Executives (NASPE) enhances communication and the exchange of information among state government personnel executives across the nation. NASPE provides educational resources for its members and a forum to share best practices in state human resource management. Membership is comprised of the chief human resource management/personnel executive and their chief deputy or designee from each of the United States, the Territories of Guam, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, the Northern Mariana Islands, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia. NASPE is an affiliate organization of The Council of State Governments.

NASPOThe National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO) is a non-profit association dedicated to strengthening the public procurement community through education, research, and communication. It is made up of the directors of the central purchasing offices in each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia and the territories of the United States. NASPO is an organization through which the member purchasing officials provide leadership in professional public procurement, improve the quality of procurement, exchange information and cooperate to attain greater efficiency, economy, and customer satisfaction.

NASTDEstablished in 1978, the National Association of State Technology Directors (NASTD) is a member-driven organization of state government technology professionals committed to advancing the effective use of information technology to facilitate operational efficiencies in state government. NASTD provides information, educational programs and networking opportunities to more than 1,400 state and private sector technology professionals across the United States. For more information, contact Mark McCord, executive director, at mmccord@csg.org.

 NGAFounded in 1908, the National Governors Association (NGA) is the collective voice of the nation's governors and one of Washington, D.C.'s, most respected public policy organizations. Its members are the governors of the 50 states, three territories and two commonwealths. NGA provides governors and their senior staff members with services that range from representing states on Capitol Hill and before the Administration on key federal issues to developing and implementing innovative solutions to public policy challenges through the NGA Center for Best Practices.

State NetState Net has helped organizations track legislative and regulatory developments for more than 40 years. Our experienced staff monitor every bill in the 50 states, District of Columbia and Congress along with all agency regulations. We deliver online services, issue-based reporting and customized programs that enable the nation's leading organizations to effectively respond to opportunities and risks in the states. Our experience, resources and broad portfolio of tools help us deliver individually designed solutions that fit every budget. Learn more about how State Net can design a solution for your unique government affair's challenges by visiting www.statenet.com.

 URISAThe Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA) is a non-profit professional and educational association that promotes the effective and ethical use of spatial information and information technologies for the understanding and management of urban and regional systems. It is a multidisciplinary association where professionals from all parts of the spatial data community can come together and share concerns and ideas. Since 1963, URISA has been the professional home of choice for Public Sector GIS and IT Professionals.