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For Immediate Release

July 31st, 2023

Commissioner Sherri L. Washington Appointed Vice Chair of International Economic Development Task Force for NACo

ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – NACo appoints Commissioner Sherri L. Washington as Vice-Chair for the Rockdale sector of the International Economic Development Task Force.

The task force serves as a valuable resource for sharing crucial information, innovative ideas, and essential resources. Its primary objective is to provide comprehensive guidance to NACo programming, which is closely related to county-level involvement in various international economic development activities. The task force is committed to facilitating effective collaboration and promoting sustainable growth while ensuring that county-level interests are well-represented.

“I am proud of my appointment as a Vice Chair to the International Economic Development Task Force. International economic development plays a crucial role in shaping a more interconnected and prosperous world, fostering cooperation, and improving the quality of life for people around the globe.” Commissioner Washington says.

Commissioner Washington has served one four-year term and is currently serving a 2nd four-year term as Commissioner Post 1 in Conyers, Georgia. Commissioner Washington held a position on the Rockdale-Conyers Economic development council, active in her community as she is involved with the Rockdale Rotary Club, the National Executive Committee of the National Council of Negro Women Rockdale-Newton Chapter, and the Covington Area Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. She is also the founding member of the East Metro Top Ladies of Distinction. She serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for Angie’s House – a nonprofit organization that focuses on children who are survivors of domestic violence.

For a complete list of International Economic Development Task Force members, click here.

The National Association of Counties (NACo) is dedicated to empowering America’s counties and supporting the nearly 40,000 elected officials and 3.6 million employees who serve them. Established in 1935, NACo brings together county officials to advocate for county priorities in federal policymaking, promote exceptional county policies and practices, develop leadership skills, expand knowledge networks, optimize county resources, and cost savings, and enhance public understanding of county government.

For more information, please visit www.naco.org/