Coudriet appointed to NACo’s leadership team

Posted September 16, 2016 at 10:57 am     Category: County ManagerNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – National Association of Counties (NACo) President Bryan Desloge has appointed New Hanover County Manager Chris Coudriet as a member of the Healthy Counties Initiative Advisory Board, the International Economic Development Task Force and the Resilient Counties Advisory Board. Coudriet was also reappointed as Vice Chair of the Health Steering Committee’s Medicaid and Indigent Care Subcommittee.

“The work I am involved in on a national level directly ties into New Hanover County’s strategic priorities of superior public health and safety, superior education and workforce, and intelligent growth and economic development,” said Coudriet. “By being an active participant and leader with NACo, I am able to learn best practices and foster partnerships that will enhance and sustain New Hanover County as a safe, healthy and secure community.”


  • The NACo Health Steering Committee is involved in all matters pertaining to health care delivery and financing including indigent care, health care for the uninsured, Medicaid, Medicare, long-term care, local public health programs, mental health, substance abuse, and developmental disabilities.
  • The Healthy Counties Initiative Advisory Board focuses on enhancing public-private partnerships in local health delivery, improving individual and community health, and helping counties effectively implement the Affordable Care Act.
  • The International Economic Development Task Force facilitates the exchange of information, ideas and resources, and guides NACo programming, concerning county-level engagement in international economic development activities.
  • The Resilient Counties Advisory Board helps to bolster counties’ ability to thrive amid changing physical, environmental, social and economic conditions.

NACo unites America’s 3,069 county governments and is the only national organization that represents county governments in the United States. 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.


Release Contact:
Jessica Loeper
Communications & Outreach Coordinator

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