Jack Peterson

Director of Strategic Relations

Jack Peterson serves as NACo's Director of Strategic Relations. In this role, he works with NACo’s corporate partners, state associations of counties and other affiliate organizations. Previously, Jack served as Deputy Director of Government Affairs for NACo and staffed NACo's Finance, Pensions and Intergovernmental Affairs Policy Steering Committee as well as the Human Services and Education Steering Committee and NACo’s Veterans and Military Services Committee.

Prior to joining NACo, Jack was a government relations associate for Urban Swirski & Associates and worked in multiple offices on Capitol Hill. Jack holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Davidson College, just north of Charlotte, N.C.

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Stronger Counties. Stronger America.

About NACo

The National Association of Counties (NACo) strengthens America’s counties, serving nearly 40,000 county elected officials and 3.6 million county employees.  Founded in 1935, NACo unites county officials to:

  • Advocate county priorities in federal policymaking
  • Promote exemplary county policies and practices
  • Nurture leadership skills and expand knowledge networks
  • Optimize county and taxpayer resources and cost savings, and
  • Enrich the public’s understanding of county government.


Strengthen America’s counties.


Healthy, safe and vibrant counties across America.