NACA News Update – May 2018

The latest news from NACA

Jun 4, 2018 | ARTICLE
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NACA News Update – May 2018

Take the NACA Survey!

The NACA survey is your opportunity to share with NACA leadership and staff how they can better serve you as a professional association. The survey should only take about 10 minutes to complete. Please, take the survey here.

Represent NACA on the ICMA Conference Planning Committee

As an ICMA affiliate, NACA has the privilege of sending a representative to the ICMA Conference Planning Committee Meeting from November 16-18 in Davidson County / Nashville, Tennessee. This is an opportunity to keep counties on the agenda at the 2019 ICMA Annual Conference. As a NACA representative, your travel expenses would be reimbursed. If you are interested in this opportunity or have questions, please contact us at

Apply now for NACA’s Scholarships for the 104th ICMA Annual Conference!

This year, NACA will offer the Tom Lundy Scholarship for the ICMA Annual Conference to two members! The scholarships include complimentary registration and up to $1,500 for travel and lodging expenses for first-time attendees. The application deadline is June 1. Learn more here and apply today!

NACA Members in the News

The Greater Kansas City Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration (GKC ASPA) awarded NACA President, Hannes Zacharias, with the L.P. Cookingham Award, which recognizes outstanding contributions to public administration over an extended period of time. Read more here.

Congratulations to Jim Snider, who was unanimously selected to be the new County Administrator for Rock Island County, Illinois! Read more here.

Upcoming Event: NACo’s 2018 WIR Conference

The NACo Western Interstate Region (WIR) Conference brings together county officials from across the nation to focus on pressing issues facing counties and our residents. This year’s conference will be held in Blaine County / Sun Valley, Idaho from May 23-25. Learn more and register here.

Registration is Open for NACo’s 83rd Annual Conference & Exposition

The NACo Annual Conference & Exposition, being held this year in Davidson County/Nashville, Tennessee, draws a cross section of elected officials and county staff from across the country. Attendees come together to shape NACo's federal policy agenda, learn, network, and share leading practices. As usual, NACA members will be leading the conversation at the Idea Exchange and several educational sessions. Learn more here.

Upcoming FREE ICMA Coaching Webinar and More

May 10, from 1–2:30 pm ET: Creating a Culture for Cultivating Talent and Getting Results


1) How can you retool your organizational culture and design your workplace for better results?

2) What are practical steps to make your agency better able to attract, grow, and retain talent?

3) What resources are available to support your efforts?

May 23, from 1–2:30 pm ET: Will Recycling Survive in your Community?

In this live webinar, learn the practices that China has implemented leading to an improvement in the efficiency of recycling.

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.

Join a NACA Committee

NACA’s Committee Chairs are still seeking volunteers to serve on a variety of NACA Committees. Click here to learn more about NACA’s Committees. For more information or if you would like to be considered to serve on any NACA Committees, email us at

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