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National League of Cities logoThe National League of Cities (NLC) is dedicated to helping city leaders build better communities. Working in partnership with the 49 state municipal leagues, NLC serves as a resource to and an advocate for the more than 19,000 cities, villages and towns it represents.

Craig Thurmond, Chairman
Mayor – Broken Arrow, OK
NLC websiteNational Governor's Association (NGA) Center for Best Practices logo

The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) develops innovative solutions to today’s most pressing public policy challenges and is the only research and development firm that directly serves the nation’s governors.

Garrett Eucalitto, Secretary
Undersecretary, Transportation, Conservation and Development Policy and Planning – State of Connecticut OPM
NGA Center website

National Association of Counties logoThe 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.

Victoria A. Reinhardt , Board Member
Chair, Ramsey County Board of Commissioners – Ramsey County, MN
NACo website

CSG_Logo_WebThe Council of State Governments, founded in 1933, is our nation’s only organization serving all three branches of state government. CSG is a region-based forum that fosters the exchange of insights and ideas to help state officials shape public policy. This offers unparalleled regional, national and international opportunities to network, develop leaders, collaborate and create problem-solving partnerships.

John Burningham, Board Member
Energy Program Director – State of Utah, DFCM
CSG website

International City/County Management Association (ICMA) logoThe International City/County Management Association (ICMA) advances professional local government worldwide. The organization’s mission is to create excellence in local governance by developing and fostering professional management to build better communities.

Gary Jackson, Board Member
City Manager – Asheville, NC
ICMA website

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