County Leadership Institute

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    County Leadership Institute

    The 18th Annual County Leadership Institute (CLI) will be held in Washington, D.C. in on June 12-16, 2022. Please view the 2022 Brochure and FAQ for more information. Please note that nominations are accepted from state county associations. If you are interested in attending the CLI program, please contact your state county association. If you are unsure of who to contact, please reach out to ahurley@naco.org.

    State associations, please click HERE to nominate a CLI attendee. 

    CLI is a rigorous program comprised of four days of in-person instruction and virtual meetings offered by NACo to enhance the capability of county officials to identify and implement innovative solutions to complex challenges facing county government. Attendees learn how to effectively address the demands of personal leadership in a new era of government. This era is characterized as a “permanent crisis” by CLI Program Developer and Cambridge Leadership co-founder Marty Linsky.

    2021 County Leadership Institute Participants

    Albert "Chip" Abramovic
    Commissioner
    Venango County, Pennsylvania

    Helen Askim
    Human Resources Director
    Williams County, North Dakota

    Renee Couch
    Treasurer
    Comal County, Texas

    Mimi Cowan
    Speaker
    Will County, Illinois

    Kate Dean
    Commissioner
    Jefferson County, Washington

    Jonathan Delagrave
    County Executive
    Racine County, Wisconsin

    George Dunlap
    Chairman
    Mecklenburg County , North Carolina

    Felicia Franklin
    Commissioner
    Clayton County, Georgia

    James Gore
    Supervisor
    Sonoma County, California

    Cassie Hall
    Commissioner
    Mineral County, Nevada

    Liz Hausmann
    Commissioner
    Fulton County, Georgia

    Phil Kuyers
    Commissioner
    Ottawa County, Michigan

    Ted Mercer
    Commissioner
    Miami County, Ohio

    Greg Miles
    Commissioner
    Duchesne County, Utah

    Bill Novotny
    Commissioner
    Johnson County, Wyoming

    Todd Patzer
    Commissioner
    Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota

    Rachel Seeber
    Supervisor/Chairwoman
    Warren County, New York

    Mark Stahl
    Commissioner
    Ottawa County, Ohio

    Jason Strouf
    Commissioner
    Custer County, Montana

    Vivian Thomas
    Commissioner
    Henry County, Georgia

    Ed Valenzuela
    Supervisor
    Siskiyou County, California

    Frank Williams
    Commissioner
    Brunswick County, North Carolina

    David Zimmerman
    Chairman
    Tazewell County, Illinois

     

    The County Leadership Institute is a multi-day program hosted in Washington, D.C. by NACo and Cambridge Leadership Associates. CLI strives to build upon the leadership of elected and appointed county officials through thought-provoking education focused on the Adaptive Leadership Model.
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The 18th Annual County Leadership Institute (CLI) will be held in Washington, D.C. in on June 12-16, 2022. Please view the 2022 Brochure and FAQ for more information. Please note that nominations are accepted from state county associations. If you are interested in attending the CLI program, please contact your state county association. If you are unsure of who to contact, please reach out to ahurley@naco.org.

State associations, please click HERE to nominate a CLI attendee. 

CLI is a rigorous program comprised of four days of in-person instruction and virtual meetings offered by NACo to enhance the capability of county officials to identify and implement innovative solutions to complex challenges facing county government. Attendees learn how to effectively address the demands of personal leadership in a new era of government. This era is characterized as a “permanent crisis” by CLI Program Developer and Cambridge Leadership co-founder Marty Linsky.

2021 County Leadership Institute Participants

Albert "Chip" Abramovic
Commissioner
Venango County, Pennsylvania

Helen Askim
Human Resources Director
Williams County, North Dakota

Renee Couch
Treasurer
Comal County, Texas

Mimi Cowan
Speaker
Will County, Illinois

Kate Dean
Commissioner
Jefferson County, Washington

Jonathan Delagrave
County Executive
Racine County, Wisconsin

George Dunlap
Chairman
Mecklenburg County , North Carolina

Felicia Franklin
Commissioner
Clayton County, Georgia

James Gore
Supervisor
Sonoma County, California

Cassie Hall
Commissioner
Mineral County, Nevada

Liz Hausmann
Commissioner
Fulton County, Georgia

Phil Kuyers
Commissioner
Ottawa County, Michigan

Ted Mercer
Commissioner
Miami County, Ohio

Greg Miles
Commissioner
Duchesne County, Utah

Bill Novotny
Commissioner
Johnson County, Wyoming

Todd Patzer
Commissioner
Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota

Rachel Seeber
Supervisor/Chairwoman
Warren County, New York

Mark Stahl
Commissioner
Ottawa County, Ohio

Jason Strouf
Commissioner
Custer County, Montana

Vivian Thomas
Commissioner
Henry County, Georgia

Ed Valenzuela
Supervisor
Siskiyou County, California

Frank Williams
Commissioner
Brunswick County, North Carolina

David Zimmerman
Chairman
Tazewell County, Illinois

 

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