Director of Strategic Relations
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Linda Langston joined NACo staff in spring 2016. As Director of Strategic Relations, she focuses on membership development, external partnerships and other outreach activities. She previously served as a supervisor in Linn County, Iowa, and as a member of NACo she held many leadership positions, including NACo president from 2013-2014. She also serves on the National Academy of Sciences Resilient America Roundtable and FEMA’s National Advisory Council.
Langston was first elected as a supervisor in 2002. Prior to entering public service, she was a museum director, psychotherapist and small business owner. She is a 2007 graduate of Harvard Kennedy School’s Senior Executives in State and Local Government program and holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois.