Tate named state director of women in government organization | Local News

A local legislator was chosen to lead a state delegation of local women leaders.

Representative Nancy Tate of Brandenburg has been named the 2022 Women In Government State Director for Kentucky.

“I am very grateful to have the opportunity to serve as a state executive,” Tate said in a press release. “I look forward to working alongside other state legislators to engage in strategic plans to meet Kentucky’s current and future needs.”

According to the release, Women In Government brings together state legislators and stakeholder experts with broad perspectives and experiences to amplify the work of women legislators.

“The vision is to provide a means to empower all women state legislators to lead and implement complex policy solutions by leveraging the knowledge and wisdom of experts and peers,” the statement said. .

Since its inception, Women In Government has established leadership and education activities to support informed policy decisions at the state level, the statement said. With more than 30 years of experience working with state legislators, state agency officials, and the public, the group annually hosts educational conferences, state briefings, and other political events to address the country’s public policy issues.

State Directors are the organization‘s go-to ambassadors in their states and are called upon to communicate pressing policy issues, as well as best practice solutions. As a nonpartisan organization, Women In Government aims to have party parity in all leadership positions, the statement said.

Tate has worked at Kentucky House since 2019. She represents the 27th House District, which includes Meade and part of Hardin County. Tate is currently co-chair of the Pro-Life Caucus. She is also a member of the Advisory and Oversight Committee for Health and Family Services, State Government, Small Business and Information Technology, Agriculture and Child Welfare. and the Southern Region Board of Education.

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