Governor of Minnesota, 2008-10 ECS Chair
Tim Pawlenty is regarded as one of the nation's most innovative, energetic, reform-minded and accomplished governors. Now serving his second term as the 39th governor of Minnesota, he has brought increased accountability to state government, held the line on taxes, improved K-12 education standards and made Minnesota a leader in energy reform. Pawlenty served as Chair of the National Governors Association and on the National Infrastructure Advisory Council, the Achieve Inc. Board of Directors and the James B. Hunt Jr. Institute Board of Directors. He is Chair of the Education Commission of the States and former Chair of the Midwestern Governors Association.
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