- NACo President Greg Cox participated in the Thomas Reuters Synergy Conference, Sept. 17, in Riverside County, Calif.
- Derrick Scott, interim accounting manager, has joined the NACo Finance staff as accounting manager. His responsibilities will include general accounting support and heavy grants management. He comes to NACo with substantial experience in monitoring grants for several different organizations. He has previously worked at George Washington University, Catholic Charities, and Zero to Three.
- Brian Namey, public affairs director, and Jonathan Shuffield, associate legislative director, spoke at the MACo Annual Conference held in Missoula, Mont. Sept. 16–20.
- Julie Ufner, associate legislative director, participated in an administration roundtable discussion on water quality held in East Baton Rouge Parish, La. Sept. 17. Ufner and senior administration officials from five federal agencies discussed major impediments to reducing nutrient losses.