The National Governors Association Executive Committee announced Dan Crippen, a former director of the Congressional Budget Office, as the new NGA executive director. He will begin his new position on April 1, 2011.
“I’m honored to have been chosen to serve the nation’s governors,” said Crippen. “The National Governors Association is a well-respected and unique bipartisan organization, and I look forward to working with governors and the NGA staff to continue developing innovative solutions to the public policy challenges states face.”
Crippen is a member of the Board of Trustees for the Center for Health Care Strategies, a nonprofit health policy center focusing on Medicaid, and a member of the Board at Inspiris, a private company that manages the health care needs of disabled and elderly patients. He has also served as senior advisor to the chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission and as a member of the CEO Health Transformation Community, the NASA Aeronautics and Safety Advisory Panel and the Google Health Advisory Committee.
Founded in 1908, 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. Access the press release here.