Immigration Reform Task Force

NACo’s Immigration Reform Task Force provides a forum for county officials from across the nation to discuss immigration and its impact on local governments. Although the Task Force does not vote on, or set, policy, it advises NACo’s policy steering committees on immigration matters and engages on these matters with federal agencies and coalition partners.

Given the central role of county governments in ensuring the health and safety of all members of local communities, county leaders are important stakeholders in discussions related to federal immigration policies. The National Association of Counties’ (NACo) Immigration Reform Task Force provides a forum for county officials from across the nation to discuss the impact of federal immigration policy on local governments and communities, and to engage with federal decision makers on matters related to immigration.

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Chair

William Truex Commissioner Charlotte County, Florida

Vice Chair

Marion Greene Commissioner Hennepin County, Minnesota
George Murdock Commissioner Umatilla County, Oregon
Manuel Ruiz County Supervisor Santa Cruz County, Arizona
Anthony Viegbesie Commissioner Gadsden County, Florida
James Zwetzig Commissioner Morgan County, Colorado

Member

Luis Alejo District 1 County Supervisor Monterey County, California
Luis Alvarez County Legislator Sullivan County, New York
Tom Barnes Commissioner Cimarron County, Oklahoma
Virginia Bass District 4 County Supervisor Humboldt County, California
Kate Becker Collector Audrain County, Missouri
Kevin Boyce Commissioner Franklin County, Ohio
Timothy Boyd COMMISSIONER Hamilton County, Tennessee
Michael Carillo Detention Administrator Grant County, New Mexico
Jason Carini Treasurer Rogers County, Oklahoma
Christopher Constance Commissioner Charlotte County, Florida
Mimi Cowan County Board Member Will County, Illinois
Kenneth Dahlstedt Commissioner Skagit County, Washington
Myles Davidson Chief of Staff Oklahoma County, Oklahoma
Jerry Demings Mayor Orange County, Florida
Audrey Edmonson Commissioner, Chair Miami-Dade County, Florida
Jimmie Edwards Council Member St. Landry Parish, Louisiana
Scott Fortner County Commissioner Weakley County, Tennessee
Steve Gallardo County Supervisor Maricopa County, Arizona
Tara Gaston Town Supervisor Saratoga County, New York
Mike Harper President Beauregard Parish, Louisiana
Viola Harris County Commissioner Edgecombe County, North Carolina
Betsy Keller County Chief Administrator El Paso County, Texas
Edward Labrador Senior Legislative Counsel Florida Association of Counties, Florida
Melissa McKinlay Commissioner Palm Beach County, Florida
Gary Merrell Commissioner Delaware County, Ohio
M Timothy Nolting Commissioner Kimball County, Nebraska
Donald O'Brien Commissioner Kittitas County, Washington
Pat Oman Administrator Mille Lacs County, Minnesota
Dolores Ortega-Carter Treasurer Travis County, Texas
Tom Patti District 3 County Supervisor San Joaquin County, California
Chester Pintarelli Administrator, Medical Care Iron County, Michigan
Barbara Reedy Commissioner Luna County, New Mexico
Marco Reyes Supervisor Yuma County, Arizona
Daphnee Sainvil Legislative Coordinator Broward County, Florida
Luis Sanchez Commissioner Midland County, Texas
James Schmidt Commissioner Lincoln County, South Dakota
Catherine Senderling-McDonald Executive Director County Welfare Directors Association of California, California
Isabella Solis Commissioner Dona Ana County, New Mexico
Monica Sparks County Commissioner Kent County, Michigan
Lauren Staley-Ferry Board Member Will County, Illinois
David Stout Commissioner El Paso County, Texas
Jack Surrency County Commissioner Cumberland County, New Jersey
Patricia Sykes County Commissioner Brunswick County, North Carolina
Jim Talen County Commissioner Kent County, Michigan
Sequanna Taylor Board 1st Vice Chair Milwaukee County, Wisconsin
Matthew Ung Supervisor Woodbury County, Iowa
Albert Uresti Tax Assessor-Collector Bexar County, Texas
Ernestina Wenger Council Elkhart County, Indiana
John Wilson County Assessor King County, Washington
Ronnie Worley County Commissioner Gaston County, North Carolina
Ze Min Xiao Director, Mayor's Office for New Americans Salt Lake County, Utah