County Supervisors Association Announces Yuma County Supervisor Russell McCloud as President; Elects Executive Committee Officials
(L-R): Navajo County Supervisor Jason Whiting; Santa Cruz County Supervisor Rudy Molera; CSA President and Yuma County Supervisor Russell McCloud; Yavapai County Supervisor Jack Smith; and CSA Immediate Past President, Pinal County Supervisor Anthony Smith
The County Supervisors Association (CSA) Board of Directors has elected the six Executive Committee Officials to lead the organization in 2019. Yuma County Supervisor Russell McCloud was unanimously elected by his colleagues as the President of CSA.
Also elected to serve with President McCloud on the executive committee are:
- Santa Cruz County Supervisor Rudy Molera
- Maricopa County Supervisor Steve Gallardo
- Yavapai County Supervisor Jack Smith
- Navajo County Supervisor Jason Whiting
- Immediate Past-President and Pinal County Supervisor Anthony Smith
The newly elected President McCloud and his fellow executive committee officials will work to develop and execute strategies for strengthening Arizona counties in state and federal policymaking.
“I want to extend my gratitude to my colleagues who selected me for this position,” Supervisor McCloud said. “It is a privilege to serve in this role. With many newly elected officials taking office, I am looking forward to expanding and strengthening our relationships at the state and federal level. As supervisors it is essential to take an active role in the legislative process, it is by far the most valuable tool we have to further our objectives as an association to support county governments throughout the state.”
“Supervisor McCloud is a dedicated public servant whose experience and commitment to local government and his community make him an outstanding representative of Arizona counties,” declared outgoing CSA President and Pinal County Supervisor Anthony Smith. “His election as President reflects the trust and faith that his fellow supervisors have in his dedication to this association.”
CSA is a non-partisan research and advocacy organization representing the 61 county supervisors leading Arizona’s 15 counties. CSA serves as a forum for county leaders to address important issues facing local constituents and as a critical liaison between local county officials and the state and federal governments.