By Terry Blair-Burton
Special to The SUN
Laura Lewis Marchino, assistant director of the Region 9 Economic Development District of Southwest Colorado Inc. in Durango, was elected to the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) 2015-2016 Board of Directors at NADO’s annual business meeting. The meeting was held in conjunction with the association’s 48th annual training conference in New Orleans.
“We are honored to have Laura serve on NADO’s board of directors. She brings a wealth of expertise, knowledge and leadership on regional communities and economic development issues to the national level,” stated Joe McKinney, NADO executive director. “Most importantly, Laura is focused on helping our nation’s local communities pursue comprehensive regional strategies for remaining economically competitive in today’s rapidly changing global environment.”