This year’s NACo conference in Clark County Las Vegas was excellent! And yes, this was before the invasion of the grass hoppers. The conference is the largest meeting of county elected and appointed officials from across the country. More than 3000 county leaders convened, adopting positions on pressing federal policies affecting counties and exchanging innovative solutions to challenges facing American communities.
Douglas County, Nebraska Commissioner, Mary Ann Borgeson, was sworn in as NACo president on the first day of the conference, along with four other new team members. Borgeson is joined by First Vice President Gary Moore, judge/executive of Boone County, Ky.; Second Vice President Larry Johnson, DeKalb County, Ga. commissioner and Immediate Past President Greg Cox, supervisor, San Diego County
For more information about any of the informative sessions such as the HBO documentary on foster care, the work the Justice committee is doing on inmate healthcare and data driven decisions, the collaboration on the studies of outdoor recreation’s impact on stronger communities and economies or the exciting new Sesame Street partnership bringing awareness to the empowerment of circles of care within communities – visit the NACo recap page.