For Immediate Release
Contact: Amy Ventetuolo
Reno, Nev. Oct. 7, 2019. The National Association of Counties (NACo) has recently made several key Presidential Appointments, including Washoe County Commission Vice-Chair, Bob Lucey, to serve on the National Transportation Steering Committee in the role of Subcommittee Vice Chair.
“It is truly an honor to be nominated and selected by NACo to represent key transportation issues both here in Nevada and throughout the western United States,” said Lucey. “It is my goal to keep Nevada issues at the forefront and work to gain support in the form of infrastructure needs, bills, and federal policy direction.”
Additionally, at the recent Nevada County Commissioners’ Association (Nevada NACO) annual state conference at the Nugget in Sparks, it was affirmed that Vice-Chair Bob Lucey is the current 2nd Vice President and will become Vice President of Nevada NACO in January 2020. After his appointment as Vice President, he will become President elect in 2021 and President of Nevada NACO in 2022.
“Being elected to Nevada NACO by my peers, other elected officials here in Nevada, is an exciting position as we look to major events in the near future including a census, presidential election, and another legislative session” remarked Lucey. “My goal in serving in the Vice President capacity and in 2022 as President, is to better serve and address issues for Washoe County and the seventeen counties in Nevada.”
About NACo: The National Association of Counties (NACo) is the only national organization that represents county governments in the United States. Founded in 1935, NACo assists America’s 3,069 counties in pursuing excellence in public service to produce healthy, vibrant, safe and resilient counties. NACo promotes sound public policies, fosters county solutions and innovation, promotes intergovernmental and public-private collaboration and provides value-added services to save counties and taxpayers money. More information at: www.naco.org.
About Nevada NACO: Nevada Association of Counties, or NACO, was formed in Reno in 1924 under the name of Nevada County Commissioners’ Association. NACO is the state association for county government officials and staff. NACO is comprised of representatives from all 17 of Nevada’s counties, several statewide county associations called Affiliate Members, private industry representatives called Associate Members and Government Partners, statewide associations related to county government.