Section: NASC

NASC Hosts Second Virtual Conference

The National Association of State Comptrollers held its annual conference last week, with a record attendance of 265. The conference was held virtually on March 23 through 25 because of continued travel restrictions related to the Coronavirus pandemic.


State comptrollers recently met in Atlanta for their thirty-eighth annual conference, featuring record attendance of 184.

Martin J. Benison Receives NASC’s Highest Honor: Louis L. Goldstein Leadership Award

On March 13, Martin J. Benison (right) was named recipient of the National Association of State Comptrollers’ Louis L. Goldstein Leadership Award, NASC’s highest honor. The award was presented by President Alan Skelton (left), state accounting officer of Georgia, at the 2019 NASC Annual Conference held in Atlanta.

State Comptrollers Attend 37th Annual Conference in Montgomery

NASC President Cynthia Cloud, state auditor of Wyoming, recently welcomed association members and corporate partners to Birmingham, Alabama, for the thirty-seventh annual conference of the National Association of State Comptrollers.

KY Controller Ed Ross Receives Goldstein Leadership Award

On Wednesday, March 21, Edgar C. Ross received the prestigious Louis L. Goldstein Leadership Award recognizing extraordinary excellence and leadership in state financial management and service to the association.

Richard Eckstrom Receives 2018 NASC President's Award

Richard Eckstrom receives 2018 NASC President's Award at the NASC annual conference in Montgomery, Alabama.

Message from NASC's President

Thank you all for the opportunity to serve as the president of the National Association of State Comptrollers. I consider it an honor to have worked with so many wonderful people over the course of the past year, and I look forward to visiting with you all at the NASC conference in Montgomery, Alabama, this March 21-23.


NASC President Anna Maria Kiehl, state comptroller of Pennsylvania, recently welcomed her peers to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, for the thirty-sixth annual conference of the National Association of State Comptrollers. The conference was held March 15-17 at the Hilton Harrisburg.

Message from NASC's President

I still remember when I was newly appointed to the position of Pennsylvania state comptroller in 2007. There is so much to do it can be overwhelming at first. So I asked for advice from the outgoing comptroller, and his advice was simple and effective. He said, "get involved in NASACT." I didn't understand the wisdom of those simple words at the time, but I've come to really value our association.

NASC Business Meeting Recap

The National Association of State Comptrollers held a business meeting on March 17 in Salt Lake City, Utah, in conjunction with the 2016 NASC Annual Conference. President John Reidhead, director of the Division of Finance in Utah, welcomed everyone...