The mission of the National Lieutenant Governors Association (NLGA), as stated in the purposes of the NLGA Articles of Incorporation, is to promote the efficiency and effectiveness of the Office of Lieutenant Governor; to foster interstate cooperation; to provide a medium for the exchange of views and experiences on subjects of general importance to the people of the several states and territories; generally to improve the efficiency of state and territorial administration through education on issues and leadership training; and to exercise any and all powers permitted by law within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.