Community, Economic & Workforce Development Steering Committee

Responsible for all matters pertaining to housing, community and economic development, public works, and workforce development including the creation of affordable housing and housing options for different populations, residential, commercial, and industrial development, and building and housing codes.

Policy Briefs

Latest Resources

  • Legislative Presentation | Feb. 23, 2018

    The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) is a federally-funded grant program, administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, that assists state and local governments in improving housing and living conditions and providing community services for vulnerable residents

  • Advocacy | Jul. 26, 2017

    With the Summer Congressional recess starting Friday, July 28th, county leaders have a great opportunity to advocate for county legislative and regulatory priorities right at home. NACo has put together the following information to help you be an effective advocate during the summer recess.

  • Legislative Presentation | Sep. 13, 2016


Join a steering committee and make a difference. Learn more about getting involved in NACo's Community, Economic & Workforce Development Steering Committee:

Community, Economic and Workforce Development Steering Committee


Renee Price
Orange County, North Carolina


Vice Chair

Jim McDonough
Ramsey County, Minnesota


Larry Nelson
Waukesha County, Wisconsin


Denise Winfrey
Board Member
Will County, Illinois


Subcommittee Chair

Thomas Coley (Housing)
Tallapoosa County, Alabama


Pamela Lancaster (Workforce)
Hall County, Nebraska


Martha Schrader (Economic Development)
Clackamas County, Oregon


Featured Experts

  • Associate Legislative Director – Community, Economic & Workforce Development  
    (202) 942-4212

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