2023 NADO Annual Training Conference
November 7-10, 2023
November 7-10, 2023
Draft FY23 Commerce, Justice, and Science appropriations legislation released in the Senate in August 2022 contains $450 million for the US Economic Development Administration (EDA), a $76.5
June 26-28 2023
Park City, UT
May 3-5 2023
New Orleans, LA
April 10-12 2023
March 12-15 2023
The 2022 NADO Photo Contest is officially underway now through September 16! The contest is an opportunity each year for our member organizations to tell the
In August 2022, the President signed the CHIPS Act into law, after the bill passed in both the Senate and House in July with bipartisan
Staff working at small organizations know that the key to stretching limited funding is to live out the motto ‘do less with more.’ Such organizations
Across the country, there are nearly 400 federally-designated Economic Development Districts (EDDs) that promote economic development planning and project implementation in distressed urban, suburban, and rural regions.
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Joe McKinney serves as Executive Director of the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO). Headquartered in Washington DC, NADO provides advocacy, education, research, and training for the nation’s 500+ regional planning and development organizations.
Joe has thirty-one years of experience having served in city, county, regional, national association, and government management since 1991. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Public Policy Analysis from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is a candidate for a master’s degree in Public Administration from UNC-Chapel Hill.
McKinney has provided congressional testimony on numerous occasions regarding the importance of regional development organizations in helping shape the nation’s economic growth. He is nationally recognized for promoting innovative solutions in areas such as planning and economic development, workforce development, transportation and transit, and aging services.