About the NCACC

The North Carolina Association of County Commissioners (NCACC) is the official voice of all 100 counties on issues considered by the General Assembly, Congress and federal and state agencies. The Association provides expertise to counties in the areas of advocacy, research, risk management and education and leadership training.

Awards & Recognition

County governments in North Carolina are the critical link to citizens. As partners with the state government, counties provide many state services to citizens while also developing their own policies and programs to enhance and improve the quality of life for their citizens.


NCACC Information & Contacts

Board of Directors

The NCACC Board of Directors and its Executive Committee make policy decisions to guide the NCACC and its staff through the year. The board consists of:

  • Five officers
  • 18 district directors
  • Elected members of the National Association of Counties (NACo) Board of Directors
  • Up to five at-large commissioners
  • Several ex-officio members who chair NCACC committees or hold other appointments
  • Up to five Past Presidents of the NCACC who are still active county commissioners

Additional Contacts & Partners

Forms and Applications

Initiatives & Committees

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Presidential Initiatives

Each North Carolina Association of County Commissioners (NCACC) president selects critical issues they will address during their 1-year term, usually through the creation of a special task force of elected and appointed county officials. Some past presidential initiatives have included increasing awareness of county services for veterans and active duty military and their families, youth engagement and educating the public about county government.

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Steering Committess

While the Board of Directors ultimately sets NCACC policy, it relies on the Association’s 7 Steering Committees for guidance and recommendations. Each Steering Committee has a chairperson that represents the committee on the Board of Directors. The chairperson is appointed by the NCACC President each year.

Steering Committee membership is open to all county commissioners, as well as county staff who specialize in committee-related fields. If you would like to join a Steering Committee, please complete this sign-up form and join us for a meeting.

Steering Committee meetings are scheduled as needed to shape NCACC policy and to provide educational opportunities to steering committee members. The steering committee meeting schedule is available here.