CWDA Deputy Director Takes Leadership Role at National Association of Counties


CWDA is proud to announce that deputy executive director Cathy Senderling-McDonald was appointed by National Association of Counties (NACo) President Greg Cox of San Diego to be the 2018- 2019 Vice Chair of the Aging Subcommittee under the Human Services and Education Steering Committee of the organization.

Cathy has served NACo in multiple capacities over the years on behalf of CWDA and with our organization’s mission in mind. In this new role, she will be able to help shape policy positions that NACo advocates for, and engage with counties across the country on aging issues and policies. NACo’s federal platform covers a broad range of policy areas that affect California’s counties and their constituents.

NACo is an organization that unites America’s 3,069 county governments and 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. California is a 100 percent state in NACo, with all 58 counties sustaining membership in the organization.

Cathy also currently serves as president of the National Association of County Human Services Administrators (NACHSA), an affiliate of NACo.