Tracy Steffek

Program Manager – Human Services

Tracy Steffek is the Program Manager for Human Services in the County Innovations Lab. In this role, she is responsible for educating and assisting county officials across the United States on human services trends and leads the development and implementation of a grant to advance local policies and programs for young children at the national, state and local level.

Tracy began her career in human services program delivery, and prior to joining NACo, she supported strategic planning and data-driven decision making initiatives with the purpose of improving community outcomes for the Health and Human Services System (HHS) in Fairfax County, Va.  Tracy holds a master’s degree in Public Administration (MPA) and certificate in Local Government Management from Virginia Tech’s Center for Public Administration and Policy and a bachelor of science degree in Human Development and Family Studies with a Concentration in Child, Youth and Family Services from Penn State University.

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.


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Healthy, safe and vibrant counties across America.