The National Association of Counties' (NACo) consolidated family is a group of corporations organized to provide services and products for county government elected officials, administrators, employees and residents.  NACo’s Bylaws govern how the association is run, detailing its object and purpose and the structure and responsibilities of the Board of Directors, the Executive Committee and the membership.

The role of the Board of Directors is to:
• supervise, manage and control the business and property of the association;
• determine NACo's mission as identified by the members;
• monitor NACo's success in fulfilling its mission; and
• ensure that NACo will be able to continue to fulfill its mission.