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Privacy and Security Taskforce Seeks Members

February 4, 2008
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The National Governors Association is seeking nominations for membership on a taskforce of the State Alliance for e-Health that seeks to protect security while encouraging electronic information exchange.

Participation in this taskforce will be a one-year term beginning in March 2008. Candidates should have expertise in state or national-level privacy or security issues related to health information exchange (preferably both). Candidates also should be willing to commit the time to work on issues and attend taskforce meetings, the organization states.


All nominations should include the candidate’s contact information and a brief biography (maximum one page). Nomination materials must be received by Feb. 20.

Send nominations via e-mail, mail, or fax to:

Teresa Cagnolatti
National Governors Association
Center for Best Practices
444 N. Capital St. NW, Suite 267
Washington, D.C. 20001
Fax: (202) 624-7825

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