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Reckhow to serve state organization

From Staff ReportsAugust 21, 2007 

— Ellen Reckhow, chairwoman of the Durham County Board of Commissioners, was elected to a two-year term on the board of directors for the N.C. Association of County Commissioners.

Reckhow was elected over the weekend at the organization's 100th annual conference in Cumberland County, according to a news release. Reckhow will represent Chatham, Durham, Johnston, Lee, Orange and Wake counties, the release said.

The board of directors meets several times throughout the year to develop statewide policy goals in such areas as taxation, agriculture, environment, criminal justice, human resources and public education. Reckhow also serves on two steering committees dealing with criminal justice and intergovernmental work.

The N.C. Association of County Commissioners is regarded as the official voice of all 100 counties on issues being considered by state lawmakers and other state and federal agencies.

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