American Society of Legislative Clerks and Secretaries


ASLCS Virtual Meetings

Although ASLCS is unable to convene in person for the Fall Professional Development Seminar, there are opportunities available to meet, learn from and share ideas with your colleagues. Registration is now open for an ASLCS Panel Discussion planned for Sept. 24 – and it’s not too late to register for your staff breakout session. 


ASLCS: Your Organization

Hear from members of the American Society of Legislative Clerks and Secretaries in this new video about the benefits of the Society. ASLCS, which was founded in 1943, is open to principal clerks and secretaries and their staff. Learn more about ASLCS.

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Inside the Legislative Process

Inside the Legislative Process is a nationally recognized research tool, providing some of the best information on state legislative processes. Produced through a cooperative effort between the American Society of Legislative Clerks and Secretaries and the NCSL, it's now available electronically.


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ASLCS Governance 

ASLCS is governed by its Bylaws and Standing Orders under the guidance of the Executive Committee. Learn about this year's Executive Committee, which next meets on September 18, access the minutes of previous meetings, and review the ASLCS Bylaws, Standing Orders, and Code of Ethics. 


ASLCS Award Winners

The Legislative Staff Achievement Award is given each year to two individuals who have contributed to both the legislative institution and the Society. Congratulations to this year's honorees, Susan Kannarr of the Kansas House and Bernadette McNulty of the Calfornia State Senate!


Legislative Staff Q&As

Legislative Staff Snapshots

You'll recognize some of your ASLCS colleagues in this series of Q&As with staffers, who tell us about their jobs and why they went to work in the legislature.


Read the Latest!

The latest issues of the ASLCS Legislative Administrator, published three times per year, and Professional Journal, produced annually—as well as the International Directory—are all available online. Check out both current and archived issues.


ASLCS Committees | 2019-2020

Eleven standing committees and four special committees will conduct their business virtually for the remainder of the year. Learn about the role of each committee and check the committee rosters. Interested in serving on a committee but don't see your name? Contact the NCSL liaison.