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DOUGLAS COUNTY EXTERNAL AFFAIRS DIRECTOR APPOINTED TO NATIONAL COMMISSION

Douglas County, Ga.

Douglasville, GA – The President of the National Association of Counties (NACo) has appointed Tiffany Stewart-Stanley, Douglas County Director of External Affairs and Executive Director of Keep Douglas County Beautiful to the Arts and Culture Commission. The NACo Arts and Culture Commission demonstrate how the arts can be used by county officials to promote economic development and provide solutions to many of the challenges that counties face.

Stewart-Stanley coordinated the 2018 Douglas County Arts, Culture, and Humanities Month. Throughout February 2018, organizations from across Douglas County participated in a variety of arts, culture, and humanities events including a celebration of arts forum and a black history exhibit which honored members of the Tuskegee Airmen. The Douglas County Board of Commissioners received a resolution from the Georgia State Senate honoring the month. Stewart-Stanley also serves as a member of the Board of Directors for the Douglasville/Douglas County Cultural Arts Council.

“I would like to thank NACo President Greg Cox for this honor and for recognizing Douglas County as one of the counties in the nation leading the way in highlighting the importance of arts and culture and its overall economic impact,” stated Stewart-Stanley. “I look forward to influencing public policy on a national level and helping county officials across the country use art and culture to engage their citizens and promote economic development in their communities.”

The National Association of Counties (NACo) unites America's 3,069 county governments. 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.





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