The National Association of State Treasurers (NAST) has elected Massachusetts Treasurer Deborah B. Goldberg to serve as the organization\u2019s Secretary-Treasurer for 2018. Goldberg received non-partisan confirmation from her peers to the one-year post at the recent NAST Annual Conference in Boston.\n\n\u201cI am honored to be elected Secretary-Treasurer of NAST,\u201d said Treasurer Goldberg. \u201cI am proud to work with my fellow Treasurers and the professionals who dedicate themselves to advancing sound financial policies and programs that benefit all of our country\u2019s citizens.\u201d\n\nPrior to her election to this leadership role, Goldberg held the position of Eastern Region Vice President. She will continue to serve as Vice Chair of NAST\u2019s Long Range Planning Committee, as well as a member the Executive Committee, the Taxation Committee, and the Financial Education and Empowerment Committee.\n\n\u201cCongratulations to Treasurer Goldberg on her recent election. I look forward to serving with her as we move forward to address the important issues facing our respective States,\u201d said State Treasurer Beth Pearce of Vermont. Pearce will serve as the President of NAST for 2018. \n\nNAST is an organization dedicated to helping the nation\u0027s financial leaders pursue and implement sound financial policies benefiting the citizens of the nation. Membership is composed of all state treasurers or state finance officials with comparable responsibilities throughout the United States. \n\nA businesswoman, local official and community leader, Goldberg was elected state treasurer in 2014 on a platform to protect taxpayer dollars, bring new levels of transparency to state government and advance policies that break down barriers and create economic empowerment.