The Western Interstate Region (WIR) is dedicated to the promotion of Western interests within NACo. Its membership consists of fifteen Western states (Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah and Washington). WIR Members will receive an update from the U.S. Forest Service on their efforts to implement new forest management authorities. Members will also learn about newly unveiled federal environmental regulations and NACo’s efforts to end the inmate Medicaid exclusion policy.
Commissioner, Arapahoe County, Colo.
Executive Director, National Endangered Species Act Reform Coalition