AOC is working constantly to build relationships and strengthen the voice of Oregon counties—locally, nationally and regionally.

President Bill Hall and Executive Director Mike McArthur recently spent three days in Seattle at the annual gathering of Northwest association executive directors and presidents.

Washington, Idaho, Montana and Alaska representatives joined them at the table.

The event helps set the stage for a similar national gathering that takes place in Washington, D.C. right after the New Year arrives. The Seattle get-together featured discussion of issues of mutual interest and concern, a tur and presentation of Sea-Tac operations, the nation’s visit with the Executive Director of Pacific NorthWest Economic Region (P