HOLMDEL, NJ - Holmdel’s own Tiffany Kumar was proud to accept the National Association of Secretaries of State appointment as Youth Secretary of the State of New Jersey. Tiffany will represent New Jersey by spearheading the effort to help the National Election Assistance Commission recruit a new generation of youth Election Workers and Volunteers during election seasons.
Founded in 1904, the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) is the nation's oldest, nonpartisan professional organization for public officials. NASS serves as a medium for the exchange of information between states and fosters cooperation in the development of public policy. An incoming Junior at Holmdel High school, Tiffany was one of seven students selected nationwide to be part of the Youth Government Delegation helping to organize young people get engaged in Democracy and registered to vote as first time voters. As New Jerseys Youth Secretary of State, Tiffany Kumar will be working with her official counterparts through the National Association of Secretaries of State and National Director of Homeland Security to spearhead the youth component of a national youth voting movement. Tiffany has been invited to participate in the NASS Voter Participation Committee to talk about Youth Voter Engagement and had the honor of being offered an internship this summer by Mrs. Tahesha Way, the Secretary State of New Jersey. Tiffany Kumar and the other six delegates will work with their official counterparts from across the country during official NASS sessions along with break-out workshops and action planning sessions to allow Youth Secretaries to discuss, brainstorm and develop ideas that they can share with other Youth and Government programs and fellow Secretaries of State around the country in the lead up to the all-important November elections. Tiffany also has the distinction of being recognized and certified as an "Honorary Pennsylvanian" by the State of Pennsylvania at NASS annual conference.