NLGA Partners Program

Membership in the NLGA Partners Program is open to corporations, nonprofits, unions, associations, and other entities that may bring expertise and information to public policy discussions. Through complimentary meeting registrations, policy input, and other benefits, NLGA Partners provide valuable input to the formation of innovative solutions in state/territorial government.

NLGA Partners elect leadership annually: 

  • Chair: Misti Rice, Magna International
  • Chair Elect: Craig Mischo, Bayer
  • First Vice Chair: John Clark, ACT

Inquire about openings in the NLGA Partners Program by contacting Kellie Rittershausen at [email protected]

A Partnership With NLGA Offers Many Benefits:

NLGA Partner Chairman Level Member – $10,000

  • One complimentary registration to both the NLGA Spring Meeting and the NLGA Business Meeting
  • Two complimentary registrations to the NLGA Annual Meeting
  • Access to advance registered attendees lists one week prior to all NLGA meetings
  • Participation in the policy development process through consensus resolution submissions and suggested speakers for presentations and panels
  • Opportunity to submit policy resources for State Strategies Perspectives and Partners Policy Resources, sent to all NLGA Members and their staff
  • Opportunities to attend virtual training, professional development, and policy sessions as scheduled by NLGA
  • Included in distribution of monthly e-newsletter highlighting work of NLGA Members, Partners, and other news
  • Recognition year-round as a sustaining NLGA Partner on NLGA website, meeting signage and agenda books

NLGA Partners Program – benefits as of May 2024


“NLGA brings together the seconds-in-command of the states and territories, several of whom have a role in tackling tough healthcare issues. Our relationship with NLGA has made it easier to develop and strengthen advocates in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease across the country.”
– Jennifer Rosen, Alzheimer’s Association


Any request and application to become a sponsor, advertiser, or partner is subject to approval of the NLGA membership.  Acceptance of a Partner, sponsor, or advertisement does not constitute an endorsement by NLGA.  Neither Partners nor sponsors are eligible to vote in NLGA.

NLGA maintains a limited number of Partners in the Partners Program at any one time. 

Please contact NLGA for additional information or to join the Partners Program today!
Kellie Rittershausen, NLGA Associate Director: (859) 283-1400, [email protected].