Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has been named
vice chair of the National Governors Association.
Fallin was chosen Sunday during the group's closing session of
its meeting in Williamsburg, Va. Delaware Gov. Jack Markell was
named chairman of the organization.
Fallin is the first vice chair of the organization from Oklahoma
and the first Republican woman to serve as vice chair. Markell is a
The National Governors Association was founded in 1980. Its
members come from all 50 states, territories and commonwealths.