PHOENIX - Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich was selected as the new Chairman of the Conference of Western Attorneys General (CWAG) during the annual Summer Meeting held in San Francisco. One of Brnovich’s top priorities as CWAG Chair will be data privacy and cybersecurity initiatives.
"I am honored to have been selected to lead this outstanding organization," said Attorney General Mark Brnovich. "I look forward to working together with my colleagues to combat the growing threat of cyberattacks and help safeguard consumer information."
Brnovich will serve as CWAG Chair through July 2018. CWAG is a non-partisan organization comprised of attorneys general from 15 western states, three Pacific territories, and 13 associate member states. CWAG's primary function is to provide a forum for the western state attorneys general to cultivate knowledge, cooperate on subjects of mutual concern, and coordinate actions and programs which improve the quality of legal services available to CWAG members and their constituencies.
Members include Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. The Conference also includes the Pacific jurisdictions of American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and Guam.