Resilient Counties Advisory Board

The NACo Resilient Counties Initiative builds leadership capacity to identify and manage risk, and prepare counties to become more flexible and responsive to system shocks and stresses. It has a holistic approach to resilience, examining social and economic resilience, sustainability and disaster management.

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Hurricanes, wildfires, economic collapse, and other disasters can be natural or man-made, acute or long-term, foreseeable or unpredictable. Preparation for and recovery from such events requires both long-term planning and immediate action.

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Hurricanes, wildfires, economic collapse, and other disasters can be natural or man-made, acute or long-term, foreseeable or unpredictable. Preparation for and recovery from such events requires both long-term planning and immediate action.

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Darry Stacy Commissioner Cleveland County, Oklahoma

County Vice-Chair

Mike Brown Commissioner Johnson County, Kansas
Christopher Coudriet County Manager New Hanover County, North Carolina
Tara Gaston City Supervisor Saratoga County, New York
Sonna Gregory Commissioner Clayton County, Georgia
Natalie Hall Commissioner Fulton County, Georgia
Debra Lucero Supervisor Butte County, California
Victoria Reinhardt Commissioner Ramsey County, Minnesota
Brigid Shea Commissioner Travis County, Texas
Gregg Weiss Commissioner, District 2 Palm Beach County, Florida

County Board Member

Elizabeth Archuleta Supervisor, Chair Coconino County, Arizona
Kitty Barnes Commissioner Catawba County, North Carolina
Jessica Beyer County Administrator Waseca County, Minnesota
Cindy Bobbitt Commissioner Grant County, Oklahoma
Jason Brookins Director of Information Technology Clayton County, Georgia
Keith Carson Supervisor Alameda County, California
Katie Cashion Commissioner Guilford County, North Carolina
Kathy Chandler-Henry Commissioner Eagle County, Colorado
Avery Church Office of Emergency Management Fairfax County, Virginia
Tarryl Clark Commissioner Stearns County, Minnesota
Hilary Cooper Commissioner San Miguel County, Colorado
Daniel Degear Director, Emergency Management Madison County, New York
Diane Dillon Supervisor Napa County, California
Ken Doke Commissioner Muskogee County, Oklahoma
Mark Ferry Board Member Will County, Illinois
Judson Freed Director, Emergency Management & Homeland Security Ramsey County, Minnesota
Kathie Gannon Commissioner DeKalb County, Georgia
Evelyn Gill Commissioner Knox County, Tennessee
James Gore Supervisor Sonoma County, California
Susan Gorin Supervisor Sonoma County, California
Anna Hansen Commissioner Santa Fe County, New Mexico
Mike Harper Police Juror Beauregard Parish, Louisiana
James Healy Board Member DuPage County, Illinois
Doug Hill Executive Director County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania
Megan Houston Director, Office of Resilience Palm Beach County, Florida
Elizabeth Lo IT Director Bedford County, Minnesota
Jack Mariano Commissioner Pasco County, Florida
Mary Jo McGuire Commissioner Ramsey County, Minnesota
Denise McHam Manager, Property & Casualty Risk Mgmt Operations Fulton County, Georgia
Carol Moehrle Public Health Director - Idaho North Central District Nez Perce County, Idaho
Lily Morgan Commissioner Josephine County, Oregon
Patricia O'Bannon Supervisor Henrico County, Virginia
Eugene Olivier Councilmember Iberia Parish, Louisiana
Richard Olson Commissioner Chair Yamhill County, Oregon
Dolores Ortega-Carter Treasurer Travis County, Texas
Dotti Owens Coroner Ada County, Idaho
Lynn Padgett Director, Government Affairs/Natural Resources San Miguel County, Colorado
Mary Perkins-Williams Commissioner Pitt County, North Carolina
John Peters Supervisor Mono County, California
Valerie Poindexter Council Member Hawaii County, Hawaii
Matthew Prochaska Clerk of the Circuit Court Kendall County, Illinois
Jerry Red Council Member St. Landry Parish, Louisiana
Carolyn Rice Commissioner Montgomery County, Ohio
Martha Robertson County Legislator Tompkins County, New York
Christopher Rodgers Commissioner Douglas County, Nebraska
Dennis Scott Police Juror Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana
Phillip Serna Supervisor Sacramento County, California
Ilene Shapiro County Executive Summit County, Ohio
Monica Sparks Commissioner Kent County, Michigan
Kenton Ward Surveyor Hamilton County, Indiana
Brad Warning Deputy Judge/Executive Marshall County, Kentucky
Devon West Legislative Policy Advisor Broward County, Florida
Stephanie Williams Commissioner Kalamazoo County, Michigan
Denise Winfrey Commissioner Will County, Illinois
Robert Zapple Commissioner New Hanover County, North Carolina

Board Member

Kent Boes Supervisor Colusa County, California
Emily Bonilla Commissioner Orange County, Florida
Richard Crouch Supervisor Mills County, Iowa
Dorian Dale Director of Sustainability Suffolk County, New York
Vaughn Hartung Commissioner Washoe County, Nevada
Rachel Seeber Town Supervisor Warren County, New York

Corporate Board Member

Marianne Burdison Senior Director for Strategic Alliances & Development Centene Corporation
Judi Dodge Conference & Promotions Manager Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson, LLP, Texas
Karl Eckhart VP Intergovernmental Affairs National Association of Home Builders, D.C.
Dana Johnston Associate Managing Director Witt O'Brien's
Margaret Larson Emergency Management Consultant Ernst and Young, LLC, California
Richard Leadbeater Industry Manager, Government Trade Associations ESRI, Virginia
Nicole Rongo Vice President CGI Communications Inc.
Marty Seaman Executive Vice President Business Development Resource Recycling Systems