Welcome to County Executives of America (CEA), the only non-partisan association dedicated specifically to chief elected county officials. Our organization has spent over 40 years helping county leaders reach their goals.
Whether you are interested in strong advocacy, economic development, grant and appropriations research, legislative and regulatory analysis, or if you simply want to participate in a working dialogue with your colleagues across the country, County Executives of America can help you.
CEA began as a league formed by county executives who believed that the job as the chief elected officer of a county was too important to overlook. Their initial desire to create an alliance that would assist county officers in executing their duties sparked a dramatic evolution that produced today's association of over 700 counties.
CEA's current membership includes County Executives, County Judges, Parish and Borough Presidents, City-County Mayors, Commission Presidents and Chairs, and all county leaders elected at-large by the public constituency.
COUNTY EXECUTIVES OF AMERICA
2021 ANNUAL MEETING SCHEDULE
Thursday, March 25 - Friday, March 26, 2021
In-person and virtual Board of Directors Meeting
Sunday, July 11, 2021
Prince George's County MD
(To coincide with NaCo Convention)
Meeting 3: TBA
All agendas and hotel information will follow at a later date. Your participation is vital to the success of the meetings and the future of the County Executives of America. Contact Deputy Executive Director Kelly Griffin by phone at (646) 337-6644, or via email at email@example.com with comments or questions.
Thank you to all members, speakers, and staff who attended the virtual and in-person CEA BOD meeting on Thursday, March 25 - Friday, March 26, 2021, in Washington, DC.
CEA would like to welcome Milwaukee County WI Executive David Crowley and Will County IL Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarran to the CEA Board of Directors!
SAVE THE DATE! The next CEA Board of Directors Meeting will be held on Sunday, July 11, 2021, from 4:30 PM - 6 PM with dinner at 7:00 PM, at National Harbor in Prince George's County MD.
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We know county officials work hard to accommodate the needs of the people they serve and to remain effective leaders, they must continue their important role in shaping national policy.
County Executives of America provides its members with the voice they need to remain strong politically and economically.
CEA works directly with the principal decision-makers in all areas of the federal government so our members get their questions heard and answered.
We also work with private sector business leaders from around the world in order to create economic opportunities for our members' local communities and offer valuable county programs that will help our members cut county costs and improve local services.
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Our member meetings with top federal officials are effective and our highly-focused seminars and conferences bring together key county players!
FREE!! Federal and Foundation Grant Searches
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202-628-3585 and request the County Executives of America's member brochure.
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CEA Executive Director, Michael Griffin speaks with Senator Chris Coons for CEA Board of Directors meeting on March 26, 2021.