NADO Executive Committee Visits with Federal Agencies, Congress, and National Partners

Posted on: November 20th, 2015 by NADO Admin

NADO Executive Committee Members pictured left to right are Immediate Past President Terry Bobrowski (TN), President Jeff Kiely (NM), First Vice President Lynne Keller Forbes (SD), Second Vice President Doug Elliott (IA), Treasurer Scott Koons (FL), and Secretary Kevin Byrd (VA).

NADO Executive Committee Members pictured left to right are Immediate Past President Terry Bobrowski (TN), President Jeff Kiely (NM), First Vice President Lynne Keller Forbes (SD), Second Vice President Doug Elliott (IA), Treasurer Scott Koons (FL), and Secretary Kevin Byrd (VA).

This week, the NADO Executive Committee participated in its annual Washington, D.C. Fly-In.  During their visit, Executive Committee members held outreach meetings with key federal agencies, Congressional and committee staff, and strategic national partners including:

  • White House National Security Council
  • White House Rural Council
  • White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development (USDA-RD)
  • Rural Development’s Community and Economic Development Team (CED)
  • U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA)
  • U.S. Department of Defense (DoD)
  • Office of Management and Budget, Community Solutions Team (OMB)
  • House Appropriations Committee
  • House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
  • Office of Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers (KY)
  • National Community Development Association (NCDA)
  • National Skills Coalition (NSC)

During their visits, the Executive Committee focused on budget and policy issues important for NADO members’ efforts to foster community and economic development in their regions across the country.

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