Community, Economic & Workforce Development Steering Committee

Responsible for all matters pertaining to housing, community and economic development, public works, and workforce development including the creation of affordable housing and housing options for different populations, residential, commercial, and industrial development, and building and housing codes.

Policy Briefs

Latest Resources

  • Press Release | Dec. 13, 2018

    Key county victories achieved in rural development, nutrition, conservation

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  • Document | Sep. 20, 2018

    As the governing authority over the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the farm bill is critical for counties who are responsible for delivering and administering vital services to many of our nation’s vulnerable families.

  • Reports & Toolkits | Jul. 19, 2018

    The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) is a federally-funded grant program, administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, that assists state and local governments in improving housing and living conditions and providing community services for vulnerable residents.

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Community, Economic and Workforce Development Steering Committee

Chair

Jim McDonough
Commissioner
Ramsey County, Minnesota

 

Vice Chair

J.D. Clark
County Judge
Wise County, Texas

 

Audrey Edmonson
Commissioner
Miami-Dade County, Florida

 

Renee Price
Commissioner
Orange County, North Carolina

 

Denise Winfrey
Board Member
Will County, Illinois

 

Subcommittee Chair

Pamela Lancaster (Work Force)
Supervisor
Hall County, Nebraska

 

Larry Nelson (Housing)
Supervisor
Waukesha County, Wisconsin

 

John O'Grady (Economic Development)
Commissioner
Franklin County, Ohio

 

Subcommittee Vice Chair

Tony Guillory (Housing)
Police Juror
Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana

 

Brenda Howerton (Work Force)
Commissioner
Durham County, North Carolina

 

Drucilla Jackson (Housing)
Commissioner
Sumter County, Alabama

 

Stanley Primozich (Economic Development)
Commissioner
Yamhill County, Oregon

 

Martha Schrader (Economic Development)
Commissioner
Clackamas County, Oregon

 

Kathryn Starkey (Work Force)
Commissioner
Pasco County, Florida

 

Contact

  • Associate Legislative Director – Community, Economic & Workforce Development  
    (202) 942-4212