North American Securities Administrators Association

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North American Securities Administrators Association
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Founded 1919
Headquarters Washington, DC, USA
Web site http://www.nasaa.org

The North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) [1] is a voluntary membership association whose fundamental mission is to protect consumers who purchase secutirites or investment advice. NASAA is the voice of state securities agencies responsible for efficient capital formation and grass-roots investor protection.

History

Organized in 1919, NASAA is the oldest international organization devoted to investor protection. NASAA members license firms and their agents, investigate violations of state and provincial law, file enforcement actions when appropriate and educate the public about investment fraud. NASAA serves as an advisory capacity to the Alliance for Investor Education.

Membership

NASAA's membership consists of 67 state, provincial and territorial securities administrators in the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Canada and Mexico.

Key People

Fred J. Joseph, Colorado Securities Commissioner, is the president of NASAA and Denise Voigt Crawford, commissioner of the Texas State Securities Board, is president elect. [2] Karen Tyler, North Dakota Securities Commissioner, is the immediate past president.

NASAA's president and directors are elected annually from among the membership. Additional board members currently are:

References

  1. About NASAA. North American Securities Administrators Association.
  2. NASAA Board of Directors. North American Securities Administators Association.