NADO Leadership

NADO Executive Committee

Misty Crosby

NADO President

Senior Executive in Residence for Local Government Services, Buckeye Hills Regional Council

Marietta, Ohio

Chris Fetzer

NADO First Vice President

Executive Director, Northern Arizona Council of Governments

Flagstaff, Arizona

Chris Brown

NADO Second Vice President

Executive Director, Ark-Tex Council of Governments

Texarkana, Texas

Rick Hunsaker

NADO Second Vice President

Executive Director, Region XII Council of Governments

Carroll, Iowa

Matthew L. Dolge

NADO Secretary

Executive Director, Piedmont Triad Regional Council

Kernersville, North Carolina

Kevin Byrd

NADO Immediate Past President

Executive Director, New River Valley Regional Commission

Radford, Virginia


Joe McKinney has served as Executive Director of the National Association of Development Organizations since 2012. He previously served as the Executive Director of the Land of Sky Regional Council in Asheville, North Carolina from 2003 to 2012. Under his leadership, Land of Sky became recognized nationally for its innovation in program areas including planning and economic development, workforce development, transportation and transit, aging services, volunteer services, and geographic information systems. Joe has also held various other roles in city, county, association, and government management. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Policy Analysis from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from UNC-Chapel Hill.

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