Barb Girtman, District 1 representative and vice chair of the Volusia County Council, has been appointed vice chair of the National Association of Counties’ Agriculture and Rural Affairs Steering Committee.
The committee is responsible for all matters pertaining to legislation affecting the economy of agricultural counties, rural development programs, and conservation and environmental programs affecting agriculture.
“I’m proud to represent Volusia County residents on this important subcommittee and will do my best to represent our interests,” Girtman said.
The National Association of Counties, founded in 1935, serves nearly 40,000 county elected officials and 3.6 million county employees. The organization advocates county priorities in federal policymaking, promotes exemplary county policies and practices, nurtures leadership skills, expands knowledge networks, optimizes county and taxpayer resources, and enriches the public’s understanding of county government.
— Compiled by Interim Business Editor Tory Brown