National Guard February 2011 : Page 46

ASSOCIATION NEWS 2010 State Membership Strengths & Revenue State 2010 Strength 2010 2010* 2009 Strength Membership Strength Percentage Goal Percentage 133% 125% 121% 111% 109% 107% 106% 105% 104% 103% 103% 102% 101% 101% 100% 100% 98% 94% 91% 86% 79% 73% 72% 70% 68% 68% 67% 67% 63% 58% 58% 56% 55% 53% 53% 47% 46% 45% 42% 42% 39% 34% 33% 28% 27% 25% 23% 21% 21% 19% 19% 15% 13% 13% 63% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 99% 100% 100% 94% 100% 100% 97% 65% 79% 51% 86% 67% 84% 63% 83% 82% 100% 94% 77% 63% 55% 52% 74% 76% 48% 49% 80% 36% 100% 71% 45% 36% 33% 44% 30% 44% 34% 49% 27% 72% 139% 104% 138% 104% 100% 105% 100% 105% 104% 101% 101% 100% 101% 100% 96% 103% 112% 88% 100% 101% 94% 53% 67% 39% 77% 55% 75% 51% 74% 73% 112% 88% 65% 51% 40% 37% 62% 64% 33% 34% 68% 21% 100% 59% 30% 21% 18% 29% 15% 29% 19% 34% 12% 60% 66% 2010* Annual Dues $42,095 $57,040 $21,122 $64,607 $10,862 $84,630 $49,752 $27,157 $62,037 $55,198 $41,003 $9,338 $34,517 $26,421 $15,704 $22,053 $5,646 $39,599 $69,065 $35,664 $788 $16,279 $15,860 $30,391 $14,778 $10,938 $10,441 $32,485 $27,653 $69,181 $628 $51,934 $19,646 $28,226 $23,917 $25,058 $16,998 $21,187 $24,590 $25,327 $2,597 $7,903 $13,057 $9,162 $6,515 $11,403 $18,314 $2,561 $11,381 $2,514 $13,153 $13,555 $13,463 $522 $1,365,915 Legislative Assistants Join Association Staff The NGAUS legislative staff has added two people to increase the asso-ciation’s presence on Capitol Hill. Anthony Wallis, a native of Wiscon-sin, will assist with Air Guard issues. Annie Lively of Florida will work on Army Guard matters. Wallis has significant experience on Capitol Hill. His most recent work has been as a research analyst for the Office of the House Historian. Before that, he was an aide to Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, R-Wis. A graduate of the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in Minneapolis, Wallis has a master’s degree in national security and strategic studies from the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, R.I. Lively, too, knows her way around the halls of Congress. She most recent-ly has been on the staff of Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Fla. Lively, a graduate of the University of West Florida in Pensacola, Fla., pre-viously worked as a public relations coordinator at EW Bullock Associates, a Pensacola marketing firm, and as a program assistant with the American Bar Association. Wisconsin 1,010 North Carolina 1,100 South Dakota 483 Georgia 1,227 Vermont 198 Tennessee 1,394 Iowa 1,057 Kansas 924 Mississippi 1,325 Louisiana 1,031 Utah 895 North Dakota 482 Arkansas 1,077 New Mexico 487 Delaware 433 Hawaii 688 Guam 150 Oklahoma 1,039 Ohio 1,581 Oregon 851 Nevada 495 Kentucky 902 Montana 462 West Virginia 855 Nebraska 599 New Hampshire 386 Maryland 931 New Jersey 915 Massachusetts 966 Pennsylvania 2,219 Virgin Islands 114 Alabama 1,619 Indiana 1,311 Michigan 892 Minnesota 1,052 Arizona 917 Colorado 869 Virginia 1,204 Missouri 1,301 South Carolina 1,257 District of Columbia 542 Idaho 575 Puerto Rico 683 Rhode Island 479 Maine 403 Illinois 1,456 New York 1,858 Connecticut 590 Washington 1,140 Alaska 640 California 2,295 Florida 1,507 Texas 2,468 Wyoming 441 Total 51,775 Annual Legislative Workshop Set for Feb. 15 in Washington The annual NGAUS Legislative Workshop is set for Feb. 15 at the Na-tional Guard Memorial, the associa-tion’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. Sponsored by NGAUS and the Na-tional Guard Bureau Office of Legisla-tive Liaison, the event provides profes-sional staff development to legislative liaison officers nationwide. Participants will leave with a better understanding of the federal legislative process, in general, and a snapshot of what can be expected from the 112th Congress, in particular. Speakers include Gen. Craig R. McKinley, the NGB chief, who will dis-cuss the state of the National Guard. Registration deadline is Feb. 8. More information is available in the Legisla-tive Action Center at www.ngaus.org. *As determined by NGAUS for the performance rebate. NOTE: Strength percentages are determined by adding each state and territory’s annual and lifetime memberships and dividing that figure by their actual officer strength. 46 | Na tional Guard

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Legislative Assistants Join Association Staff<br /> <br /> The NGAUS legislative staff has added two people to increase the association's presence on Capitol Hill.<br /> <br /> Anthony Wallis, a native of Wisconsin, will assist with Air Guard issues. Annie Lively of Florida will work on Army Guard matters.<br /> <br /> Wallis has significant experience on Capitol Hill. His most recent work has been as a research analyst for the Office of the House Historian. Before that, he was an aide to Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, R-Wis.<br /> <br /> A graduate of the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in Minneapolis, Wallis has a master's degree in national security and strategic studies from the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, R.I.<br /> <br /> Lively, too, knows her way around the halls of Congress. She most recently has been on the staff of Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Fla.<br /> <br /> Lively, a graduate of the University of West Florida in Pensacola, Fla., previously worked as a public relations coordinator at EW Bullock Associates, a Pensacola marketing firm, and as a program assistant with the American Bar Association.<br /> <br /> Annual Legislative Workshop Set for Feb. 15 in Washington<br /> <br /> The annual NGAUS Legislative Workshop is set for Feb. 15 at the National Guard Memorial, the association's headquarters in Washington, D.C.<br /> <br /> Sponsored by NGAUS and the National Guard Bureau Office of Legislative Liaison, the event provides professional staff development to legislative liaison officers nationwide.<br /> <br /> Participants will leave with a better understanding of the federal legislative process, in general, and a snapshot of what can be expected from the 112th Congress, in particular.<br /> <br /> Speakers include Gen. Craig R. McKinley, the NGB chief, who will discuss the state of the National Guard.<br /> <br /> Registration deadline is Feb. 8. More information is available in the Legislative Action Center at www.ngaus.org.<br /> <br />

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