National Association of Counties (NACo)

NACo LogoThe National Association of Counties (NACo) is the only national organization that represents county governments in the Unites States. NACo provides essential services to the nation’s 3,069 counties and advances issues with a unified voice before the federal government, assists counties in finding and sharing innovative solutions through education and research and provides value-added services to save counties and taxpayers money.

All of Oregon’s 36 counties are members of NACo.

NACo Board Members
Commissioner Tony Hyde, Columbia County
Commissioner Tim Josi, Tillamook County
Commissioner Judy Shiprack, Multnomah County

Western Interstate Region (WIR) Board Members
Commissioner Doug Breidenthal, Jackson County
Judge Dan Joyce, Malheur County

NACo is Here to Help You

Counties save time, staff, and dollars with NACo through its advocacy efforts, special programs, cost saving tools, research information, conferences and much more. Your county can easily save more than your membership dues with NACo’s money saving programs and benefits for the county and its employees. As your county grapples with demands for more services while relying on less revenue, NACo gives you the tools to be more efficient and effective. At the same time, NACo is your eyes and ears in Washington, focusing on legislation that directly affects your county. NACo provides services to counties of all sizes and in all parts of the country—from small, rural counties to large, urban counties and those in between.

To learn how NACo’s benefits can enable your county to save, please request additional information on NACo’s programs and services by contacting Andrew Goldschmidt, Director of Membership Marketing.

Stronger Counties. Stronger America.

ABOUT NACO
The National Association of Counties (NACo) unites America’s 3,069 county governments. Founded in 1935, NACo brings county officials together to advocate with a collective voice on national policy, exchange ideas and build new leadership skills, pursue transformational county solutions, enrich the public’s understanding of county government, and exercise exemplary leadership in public service.

MISSION
Through NACo, county officials:

  • Advocate with a collective voice on national policy
  • Exchange ideas and build new leadership skills
  • Pursue transformational, cost-effective solutions
  • Enrich the public’s understanding of county government, and
  • Exercise exemplary leadership in public service.

VISION
Healthy, vibrant and safe counties across the United States.