Linda Langston

Director of Strategic Relations

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, Ill.