BOSTON (Legal Newsline) — The Office of Kansas Attorney
General Derek Schmidt has announced that Schmidt was recently elected
president-elect of the National Association of Attorneys General.
The professional organization includes all 56 state, territorial and
District of Columbia attorneys general and is national and nonpartisan. Schmidt
will serve as president-elect for the 2016-17 term and assume the
organization’s presidency in June 2017. Attorneys general from the Midwestern region nominated him. Prior to his presidency, Schmidt served
as vice president, Midwestern region chair, anti-human trafficking committee
vice chair and consumer protection committee co-chair.
Schmidt will guide decision-making for the organization on
initiatives related to combating human trafficking, protecting consumer privacy
and promoting child safety. His
oversight will also include leadership of the organization’s extensive
professional education and training opportunities for state attorneys general.