Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin vice chair of governor's group

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has been named vice chair of the National Governors Association.

Fallin was chosen Sunday during the group's closing session of its meeting in Williamsburg, Va. Delaware Gov. Jack Markell was named chairman of the organization.

Fallin is the first vice chair of the organization from Oklahoma and the first Republican woman to serve as vice chair. Markell is a Democrat.

The National Governors Association was founded in 1980. Its members come from all 50 states, territories and commonwealths.

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