The afternoon session of the Governors meeting will look at the National Guard. Joining the discussion are: General Craig McKinley, chief of the National Guard Bureau at the U.S. Department of Defense and a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; and Craig Fugate, administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Sunday night, governors and their spouses join the President and Mrs. Obama at the White House. On Monday, the governors will return to the White House for meetings with the President, Vice President, Mrs. Obama and Dr. Biden.
NGA's Annual Meeting draws approximately 1,000 attendees. It is one of the organization's two official business meetings held each year; the Winter Meeting is held in Washington, DC, in February. The next Annual Meeting will be held in Salt Lake City, Utah, July 15-17, 2011.