Register: 2017 Winter Meeting

Twelve Western Governors will meet Dec. 1-2 at the historic Arizona Biltmore to discuss western policy and hear keynotes from Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao and 'Cheers' star John Ratzenberger. Online registration ends Wednesday, Nov. 22.

See the Agenda, Register


Workforce Development Initiative

Washington Governor Jay Inslee delivered the opening keynote at the Nov. 1-2 Seattle workshop, where the focus was on career awareness and how to establish and scale apprenticeship programs.

Read report, watch sessions


National Forest and Rangeland Management Initiative

The Chairman’s Initiative of Montana Governor Steve Bullock creates a mechanism for states and land managers to share best practices and policy options for forest and rangeland management.

Watch webinar: All Lands Grazing Management


Celebrate the West Art Competition

WGA is pleased to announce the winners in the second annual Celebrate the West regional art competition, which challenged high school students to create two-dimensional artwork inspired by their state.

View the slideshow 


Species Conservation and Endangered Species Act Initiative

The Initiative launched in 2015 has helped states share best practices in species management and explored how to improve the efficacy of the Endangered Species Act.

Read the Year Two Report


WGA has a new look

We've just updated the association’s brand to better reflect the Governors’ powerful bipartisan collaboration. Learn more about the process and how WGA has reimagined and relaunched our website to better showcase the Governors’ ongoing policy work.

See the new look

SAVE THE DATES: 2017 Winter Meeting, Dec. 1-2, Phoenix, Ariz.; 2018 Annual Meeting, June 25-27, Rapid City, S.D.

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