NACA News Update – March 2018

Mar 23, 2018 | ARTICLE

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NACA News Update – March 2018

NACA at the 2018 NACo Legislative Conference

NACA Members led the conversations and engaged the profession at this year's NACo Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C. Check out this article that captures some of the many moments featuring NACA members in pictures


The Idea Exchange covered a wide array of issues, including school safety, preparing for the 2020 U.S Census, healthcare and prison populations, key personnel decisions, and council-manager relations. You can access a summary of the Idea Exchange here


Join a NACA Committee and/or a NACo Committee

NACA’s Committee Chairs are still seeking volunteers to serve on a variety of NACA Committees. Also, as an affiliate of NACo, NACA has the privilege of appointing NACA members as representatives on NACo Policy Steering Committees.

For more information or if you would like to be considered to serve on any NACA or NACo Committees, email us at


NACA Scholarships Available for 2018 ICMA Regional Conferences

With the generous support of ICMA-RC, NACA is pleased to offer scholarships for each of the ICMA Regional Conferences this spring. The scholarships of up to $1,500 will cover registration, hotel, and travel expenses.

Click here to learn more and submit your application


April 25-27 March 23 Southeast Mountain Brook, Alabama Grand Bohemian
May 2-4 April 6 West Coast Stevenson, Washington Skamania Lodge

ICMA's "Call for Speakers" for the 104th ICMA Annual Conference is Now Open!

ICMA is looking for the best combination of speakers to share their experience and expertise for previously-selected sessions. Share your passion for speaking and local government at the 2018 ICMA Annual Conference. Apply to be a speaker for select sessions by March 23!

ICMA’s “Call for Volunteers” for Committees and More is Now Open

The 2018 call for volunteers is now open for ICMA committees, task forces, advisory boards, coaching, mentoring, hosting, and more. Learn more and volunteer here


Upcoming FREE 2018 ICMA Webinars

NACA is a new Outreach Partner for the ICMA Coaching Program

. Don't miss this upcoming free webinar:

The final two parts of this free four-part ICMA University webinar series is open to members and non-members. They will be offered from 1–2:30 pm ET on the following dates:

Sign Up for NACA County Connect

NACA County Connect (previously referred to as the NACA Registry) is getting ready to launch! Friend of NACA, eCivis

, is developing a new service that will make it possible for NACA members to easily network and ask for assistance from fellow members. If you would like to be one of the first users of this program, please contact

with your contact information and eCivis will provide further information.

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