Cyber security, wildfires, transportation and healthcare topped the agenda at the Western Governors' Association 2015 Winter Meeting in Las Vegas, Nev.

WGA Chairman and Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead hosted his colleagues at the two-day gathering, which included keynotes by Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Andy Ozment, the Assistant Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, who spoke about the growing challenge of cyber security.

Gov. Mead shared a video about the first workshop and upcoming activities of his Species Conservation and Endangered Species Act Initiative. The Governors announced the approval of resolutions on Foreign Visitor Preclearance, Transportation of Radioactive Waste and Spent Nuclear Fuel, and National Forest and Rangeland Management.

Western Governors Matt Mead, WGA Chairman (Wyoming), Steve Bullock (Montana), C.L. "Butch" Otter (Idaho), and Brian Sandoval (Nevada) attended the meeting.


Public & Private Sector Cybersecurity Cooperation Keynote

Andy Ozment

Assistant Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security

Andy Ozment kicked off the meeting with a keynote that noted the challenge of getting the general public to take the challenge seriously.



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