Joining NARC

How NARC Serves Member Regions

Click on the icons below to learn more about each of NARC’s benefits.

  • A Voice in Washington

    NARC serves as the national voice for regions by advocating for regional cooperation as the most effective way to address a variety of community planning and development opportunities and issues.

  • Region-focused Conferences

    NARC hosts three yearly conferences: National Conference of Regions, Annual Conference & Exhibition, and Executive Directors Conference.

  • Opportunities for Leadership

    There are many opportunities for members to get involved in leadership at NARC, from leading on our Executive Directors Council to participating in our policy committees.

  • Committees and Working Groups

    NARC members can participate in four policy committees: Transportation, Economic & Community Development, Public Safety, and Environment & Energy, and two working groups: Communications & Government Affairs and Fiscal Officers.

  • Information & Assistance

    NARC supports members by providing information through newsletters, webinars, calls, member requests, and job postings!

How do I Join?

Fill out our New Member Application and email it in to eli.spang@narc.org!

For questions about membership or the member application process, contact:

Eli Spang
Communications & Membership Associate
eli.spang@narc.org

Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG) is a proud partner of NARC, participating in NARC’s advocacy in Washington, regional conferences, and member network. I encourage you to take advantage of all the opportunities that NARC membership provides. SEMCOG is particularly excited to be hosting the 2020 NARC Annual Conference in Detroit and I hope to see you there!
Kathleen Lomako
Executive Director, SEMCOG; Chair, NARC Executive Directors Council

A Voice in Washington

NARC serves as the national voice for regions by advocating for regional cooperation as the most effective way to address a variety of community planning and development opportunities and issues. Below are two current focus areas of NARC’s advocacy efforts.

Region-focused Conferences

NARC hosts three yearly conferences: National Conference of Regions, Annual Conference & Exhibition, and Executive Directors Conference

Upcoming Conference: National Conference of Regions!

The 2020 National Conference of Regions will be held in Washington, DC February 9-12, 2020 at the Washington Court Hotel  

Opportunities for Leadership

There are many opportunities for members to get involved in leadership at NARC, from leading on our Executive Directors Council to participating in our policy committees.

Committees & Working Groups

NARC members can participate in four policy committees and two working groups. Use the links below to sign up for committee or group communications.

Policy Committees:

  • Transportation
  • Economic & Community Development 
  • Public Safety
  • Environment & Energy 

Working Groups:

  • Communications & Government Affairs
  • Fiscal Officers 

Information & Assistance

NARC supports members by providing information through newsletters, blogs, webinars, calls, member requests, and job postings!

Member Request:

  • Contact Eli Spang to submit a request for information from other members

Job Postings:

Not a Current Member?

Fill out our New Member Application and send it in!

For questions about membership or the member application process, contact:

Eli Spang
Communications & Membership Associate
eli.spang@narc.org