Shannon Houston-Smack

Accounting Manager

As NACo's Accounting Manager, Shannon Houston-Smack is the liaison to the audit committee and coordinates the annual internal and independent audits. Her responsibilities for the past 20 years include directing the quality of the organization’s accounting functions, the development and maintenance of a comprehensive set of internal controls and procedures to mitigate risk, enhancing the accuracy of the company’s reported financial results and ensuring that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles.

Prior to coming to NACo, Shannon served as Controller for the North American Telecommunications Association (NATA). She was employed by NATA for 15 years, working in the finance department for more than 10 years.

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.