NAAG Standing Committees

ANTITRUST COMMITTEE

  • Attorney General Mike DeWine (OH), Chair
  • Attorney General George Jepsen (CT), Vice Chair
    NAAG Staff Contact: Emily Myers, (202) 326-6254

CIVIL RIGHTS COMMITTEE

  • Attorney General David Louie (HI), Chair
  • Attorney General William Sorrell (VT), Vice Chair
    NAAG Staff Contact: Jeanette Manning, (202) 326-6258

CONSUMER PROTECTION COMMITTEE

  • Attorney General Peter Kilmartin (RI), Chair
  • Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem (ND), Vice Chair
  • Attorney General Salo Ale (AS)
  • Attorney General Jack Conway (KY)
  • Attorney General Joseph Foster (NH)
  • Attorney General David Louie (HI)
  • Attorney General Tom Miller (IA)
  • Attorney General Derek Schmidt (KS)
  • Attorney General William Sorrell (VT)
  • Attorney General Greg Zoeller (IN)
    NAAG Staff Contact: Mark Neil, (202) 326-6019

CRIMINAL LAW COMMITTEE

  • Attorney General Pam Bondi (FL), Chair
  • Attorney General Janet Mills (ME), Vice Chair
  • Attorney General Peter Kilmartin (RI)
  • Attorney General Scott Pruitt (OK)
    NAAG Staff Contact: Francesca Liquori, (202) 326-6041

ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE

  • Attorney General Jack Conway (KY), Chair
  • Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem (ND), Vice Chair
  • Attorney General Tim Fox (MT)
  • Attorney General Michael Geraghty (AK)
  • Attorney General Peter Michael (WY)
  • Attorney General Sam Olens (GA)
  • Attorney General Scott Pruitt (OK)
  • Attorney General Bill Schuette (MI)
  • Attorney General Luther Strange (AL)
    NAAG Staff Contact: Jeanette Manning, (202) 326-6258

TOBACCO COMMITTEE

  • Attorney General Chris Koster (MO), Chair
  • Attorney General Greg Zoeller (IN), Vice Chair
    NAAG Staff Contact: Michael Hering, (202) 326-6023

NAGTRI/TRAINING COMMITTEE

  • Attorney General Peter Kilmartin (RI), Chair
  • Attorney General Sam Olens (GA), Vice Chair
  • Attorney General Greg Zoeller (IN)
    NAAG Staff Contact: Chris Toth, (202) 326-6021

NAAG SPECIAL COMMITTEES

Internet Safety/Cyber Privacy and Security Committee

The objectives of the Internet Safety/Cyber Privacy and Security Committee are to provide a forum for examining issues related to ensuring a safe online environment for children and consumers; issues related to protecting the privacy of users of Internet and mobile applications; and issues related to the security of personal, business and government digital data. The Committee will serve as a resource for the Association and its members on these issues and will address specific Internet safety and cyber privacy and security concerns as the Committee members deem advisable.       

  • Attorney General David Louie (HI), Chair
  • Attorney General Jon Bruning (NE), Vice Chair
  • Attorney General Robert E. Cooper, Jr. (TN)
  • Attorney General George Jepsen (CT)
  • Attorney General Alan Wilson (SC)
    NAAG Staff Contact: Hedda Litwin, (202) 326-6022

Elections Working Group

  • Attorney General Sam Olens (GA), Chair
  • Attorney General Robert E. Cooper, Jr. (TN), Vice Chair
  • Attorney General Greg Zoeller (IN)
    NAAG Staff Contact: Emily Myers, (202) 326-6254

Federalism/Preemption Committee

  • Attorney General Greg Zoeller (IN), Chair
  • Attorney General Tom Miller (IA), Vice Chair
  • Attorney General Tim Fox (MT)
  • Attorney General Michael Geraghty (AK)
  • Attorney General Sam Olens (GA)
  • Attorney General Scott Pruitt (OK)
  • Attorney General Luther Strange (AL)
    NAAG Staff Contact: Dan Schweitzer, (202) 326-6010

Financial Services Consumer Protection Enforcement, Education, and Training Fund Committee

  • Attorney General Sam Olens (GA), Chair
  • Attorney General Martha Coakley (MA)
  • Attorney General Tom Miller (IA)
  • Attorney General John Suthers (CO)
  • Attorney General Greg Zoeller (IN)
    NAAG Staff Contact: Chris Toth, (202) 326-6021

Human Trafficking Committee

  • Attorney General Bob Ferguson (WA), Chair
  • Attorney General Derek Schmidt (KS), Vice Chair
  • Attorney General Salo Ale (AS)
  • Attorney General Joseph Foster (NH)
  • Acting Attorney General John Jay Hoffman (NJ)
  • Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto (NV)
  • Attorney General Sam Olens (GA)
  • Attorney General Bill Schuette (MI)
  • Attorney General Greg Zoeller (IN)
    NAAG Staff Contact: Judy McKee, (202) 326-6044

Intellectual Property Committee

  • Attorney General Robert E. Cooper, Jr. (TN), Chair
  • Attorney General Tim Fox (MT), Vice Chair
  • Attorney General David Louie (HI)
  • Attorney General William Sorrell (VT)
    NAAG Staff Contact: Judy McKee, (202) 326-6044

Law Enforcement and Prosecutorial Relations Working Group

  • Attorney General Jim Hood (MS), Chair
  • Attorney General Buddy Caldwell (LA), Vice Chair
  • Acting Attorney General John Jay Hoffman (NJ)
  • Attorney General Peter Kilmartin (RI)
  • Attorney General Sam Olens (GA)
  • Attorney General John Suthers (CO)
    NAAG Staff Contact: Francesca Liquori, (202) 326-6041

Meeting Planning Committee

NAAG Executive Committee and Others

  • Attorney General Jim Hood (MS), Chair
  • Attorney General Marty Jackley (SD), Vice Chair
  • Attorney General George Jepsen (CT)
  • Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen (WI)
  • Attorney General William Sorrell (VT)
  • Attorney General Peter Kilmartin (RI)
  • Attorney General Greg Zoeller (IN)
  • Attorney General Luther Strange (AL)
  • Attorney General Lawrence Wasden (ID)
  • Attorney General Tim Fox (MT)
  • Attorney General Kathleen Kane (PA)
  • Attorney General Ellen F. Rosenblum (OR)
  • Attorney General David Louie (HI)
  • Attorney General Tom Miller (IA)
  • Attorney General Sam Olens (GA)
    NAAG Staff Contact: Jim McPherson, (202) 326-6260

Qui Tam Working Group

The Qui Tam Working Group seeks to promote efficiency and collaboration among the offices of state attorneys general in the investigation, screening, and where appropriate, pursuit of non-medical qui tam lawsuits.  The working group will foster information sharing and coordination among attorneys general in the service of the respective state’s bests interests.  Whether multistate qui tam cases are declined or pursued by attorneys general, the working group goal is to ensure that attorneys general fulfill their obligation in these cases with the best information and as efficiently as possible.

  • Attorney General Gary King (NM), Chair
  • Attorney General Tim Fox (MT), Vice Chair
  • Attorney General Robert E. Cooper (TN)
  • Attorney General Roy Cooper (NC)
  • Acting Attorney General John Jay Hoffman (NJ)
  • Attorney General Peter Kilmartin (RI)
  • Attorney General David Louie (HI)
  • Attorney General Lisa Madigan (IL)
  • Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto (NV)
  • Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (NY)
  • Attorney General Lori Swanson (MN)
    NAAG Staff Contact: Al Lama, (202) 326-6266

Strategic Planning Implementation Committee

  • Attorney General Jim Hood (MS), Chair
  • Attorney General Roy Cooper (NC), Vice Chair
  • Attorney General Martha Coakley (MA)
  • Attorney General Robert E. Cooper, Jr. (TN)
  • Attorney General Derek Schmidt (KS)
  • Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen (WI)
  • Chief of Staff Holly Bolen (NE)
  • Deputy Attorney General Joe Dandurand (MO)
  • Chief Deputy Charlie McGuigan (SD)
  • Chief Deputy Brad Phelps (AR)
  • Deputy Attorney General Kevin St. John (WI)
  • Mike Cody, former TN AG, SAGE
  • Stephen Merrill, former NH AG, SAGE
    NAAG Staff Contact: Jim McPherson (202) 326-6260

Substance Abuse Committee

The mission of the Substance Abuse Committee is to make our country safer and healthier by dramatically decreasing drug abuse through policy analysis, research, police operations, education and drug treatment.  To achieve this goal, the Committee works with law enforcement, prosecutors, community leaders and other stakeholders in order to identify developing trends and combat substance abuse through coordinated efforts. 

  • Attorney General Pam Bondi (FL), Co-Chair
  • Attorney General Jack Conway (KY), Co-Chair
  • Attorney General Joseph Foster (NH)
  • Acting Attorney General John Jay Hoffman (NJ)
  • Attorney General Janet Mills (ME)
  • Attorney General Sam Olens (GA)
    NAAG Staff Contact: Francesca Liquori, (202) 326-6041

Tobacco Advisory Group (TAG)

  • Attorney General Jon Bruning (NE)
  • Attorney General Martha Coakley (MA)
  • Attorney General Marty Jackley (SD)
  • Attorney General Dustin McDaniel (AR)
  • Attorney General Tom Miller (IA)
  • Attorney General William Sorrell (VT)
  • Attorney General Lawrence Wasden (ID)

Veterans Affairs Committee

  • Attorney General Alan Wilson (SC), Chair
  • Attorney General Robert E. Cooper, Jr. (TN), Vice Chair
  • Attorney General Jack Conway (KY)
  • Attorney General Peter Kilmartin (RI)
    NAAG Staff Contact: Chris Toth, (202) 326-6021

REPRESENTATIONAL ASSIGNMENTS

AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION

House of Delegates
Attorney General Robert E. Cooper, Jr. (TN)

Criminal Justice Section
Attorney General Jim Hood (MS)

AMERICAN LEGACY BOARD OF DIRECTORS

  • Attorney General Tom Miller (IA)
  • Attorney General Greg Zoeller (IN)

COUNCIL OF STATE GOVERNMENTS

  • Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem (ND)

INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF PROSECUTORS

  • Attorney General Peter Kilmartin (RI)

NATIONAL CENTER FOR MISSING AND EXPLOITED CHILDREN

  • Ex-Officio Board Member - Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen (WI)

UNIFORM LAW COMMISSION

  • Advisory Member - Attorney General Michael Geraghty (AK)

REGIONAL CONFERENCES

EASTERN REGION

  • Chair: Attorney General Peter Kilmartin (RI)
  • Vice Chair: Attorney General Kathleen Kane (PA)

Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands

NAAG Staff Contact: Francesca Liquori, (202) 326-6041

MIDWESTERN REGION

  • Chair: Attorney General Greg Zoeller (IN)
  • Vice Chair: Attorney General Derek Schmidt (KS)

Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, and Wisconsin

NAAG Staff Contact: Jeanette Manning (202) 326-6258

SOUTHERN REGION

  • Chair: Attorney General Luther Strange (AL)
  • Vice Chair: Attorney General Mark Herring (VA)

Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia

NAAG Staff Contact: Hedda Litwin, (202) 326-6022

WESTERN REGION (CWAG)

  • Chair: Attorney General Lawrence Wasden (ID)
  • Vice Chair: Attorney General David Louie (HI)

Alaska, American Samoa, Arizona, California, Colorado, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Northern Mariana Islands, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming

CWAG: Karen White, Executive Director
Chris Coppin, Legal Director

NAAG Staff Contact: Jim McPherson, (202) 326-6260

NAAG MISSION FOUNDATION

2014 - 2015 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

CHAIR

  • Attorney General William Sorrell (VT)

VICE CHAIR/SECRETARY

  • Attorney General Robert E. Cooper. Jr. (TN)

TREASURER

  • Attorney General Robert E. Cooper, Jr. (TN)

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Serving on The Board by virtue of being NAAG Officers

  • Attorney General Jim Hood (MS)
  • Attorney General Marty Jackley (SD)
  • Attorney General George Jepsen (CT)
  • Attorney General JB Van Hollen (WI)

Serving on The Board by NAAG Exec Committee Appointment

  • Attorney General Robert E. Cooper, Jr. (TN)
  • Attorney General William Sorrell (VT)
  • Attorney General Lawrence Wasden (ID)

INVESTMENT COMMITTEE

  • Attorney General Robert E. Cooper, Jr. (TN), Chair
  • Attorney General Jim Hood (MS)
    Staff Contact: Theresia Heller, (202) 326-6029

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

  • Jim McPherson, Executive Director, NAAG, (202) 326-6260
    Jeffrey Hunter, Executive Assistant, Board Secretary, NAAG, (202) 326-6264

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