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

  • 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.

  • Reports & Toolkits | Mar. 23, 2018

    Nearly six months after the start of federal fiscal year (FY) 2018, Congressional leaders have reached agreement on a spending package that funds the federal government through the end of the fiscal year on September 30, 2018.

  • Advocacy | Jul. 26, 2017

    With the Summer Congressional recess starting Friday, July 28th, county leaders have a great opportunity to advocate for county legislative and regulatory priorities right at home. NACo has put together the following information to help you be an effective advocate during the summer recess.

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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