Electing Democrats to Countywide Office. Winning Democratic Majorities on County Boards. Defending Democratic Incumbents

and Assisting Democratic Challengers. Increasing Minority Representation in County Government.

In Loving Memory

Commissioner Joan P. Murphy Cook County, IL

NDCO Treasurer 


more about Joan

Board of Directors


NDCO is governed by a thirty member Board of Directors. The Board is made up of five officers and twenty five at large members that serve two years terms.








Board Officers
Chair:            Arlanda Williams, Councilwoman - Terrebonne Parish, LA.  Past President, National Organization of Black County Officials
Vice Chair:     Unzell Kelley, Commissioner - Coosa County, AL
Treasurer:      Joan Patricia Murphy, Commissioner - Cook County, IL 
Past Chair:     Linda Langston, Supervisor - Linn County, IA. Past President, National Association of Counties (NACO)

At-Large Board Members

Clay Jenkins, County Judge - Dallas County, TX

Barbara Sharief, Commissioner – Broward County, FL. President, FL Association of Counties
Trevor Fuller, Chairman - Mecklenburg County, NC.

Paula Brooks,  Commissioner - Franklin County, OH. 

Jim Tedesco, County Executive - Bergen County, NJ.
Christopher Shoff, Chairman - Freeborn County, MN. President, Association of Minnesota Counties
Craig Gregory, Councilman – St Martin Parish. Pastor, Mt. Calvary Baptist Church & Exec. Committee of NOBCO
Bill Holen, Commissioner – Arapahoe County, CO. 
Maggie Toulouse Oliver, County Clerk - Bernalillo County, NM
Jessica Holmes, Commissioner - Wake County, NC
Dave Roberts, Supervisor – San Diego County, CA. Former Mayor of Solona Beach, CA
Viviana Janer, Chairman - Osceola County, FL.
Loretta Smith,  Commissioner - Multnomah County, OR.  
David Woodward, Commissioner - Oakland County, MI. Former State Representative
Sharon Corrigan, Chairwoman - Dane County, WI
Ken Jenkins, Legislator - Westchester County, NY. Former Chairman of the Board of Legislators
Lenny Eliason, Chairman - Athens County, OH. Past President, National Association of Counties (NACO) 

Brian Sullivan, Councilman - Snohomish County, WA. Former Mayor of Mukilteo, WA