Linda Langston

Linn County, Iowa Supervisor Linda Langston became the immediate past president of the National Association of Counties (NACo) on July 14, 2014 at the NACo Annual Conference: County Solutions and Idea Marketplace in Orleans Parish, La. As NACo’s 2013 ‐ 2014 president, Langston led NACo’s efforts on Capitol Hill to protect the tax ‐ exempt status of municipal bonds and other legislative and federal priorities. Her presidential initiative was ResilientCounties, which focused on building communities’ capacity to be ready, resilient, agile and adaptive in the face of natural, manmade and economic disasters. Her home county was devastated by flooding in 2008.