Eli Spang

Communications & Membership Associate​

Eli joined NARC in 2018 and serves as a Communications and Membership Associate. He is responsible for a variety of communications work including editing the eRegions and Transportation Thursdays newsletters and managing the NARC website and blog. Eli also assists with NARC member services and provides legislative support for NARC’s Environment and Energy Committee.

Eli is a 2017 graduate of Hamilton College and currently lives in Northwest DC.

More From Eli

NARC Analysis: CARES Act

Congress has passed The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act (H.R. 748) providing the country with $2.3 trillion of aid to counter the physical and economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read NARC’s summary of the legislation, including a table of top-level figures, and overviews of the legislation’s primary areas of support, including support for state and local government, transportation, individuals, and businesses.

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NARC Webinar: The Regional Response to the COVID-19 Epidemic Part III: A Regional Conversation

As part of our continuing effort to help keep you informed about COVID-19, NARC will host a webinar on regional responses to COVID-9, on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. eastern/2:00 p.m. central/1:00 p.m. mountain/12 p.m. pacific. Topics that will be covered include “continuity of operations,” regional council support of their member cities and counties, and public outreach. This will also be an opportunity for you and your colleagues to share information, concerns, and solutions.

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NARC Webinar: Differential Privacy for the 2020 Census

The National Association of Regional Councils invites you to join us for a webinar with Tim Reardon, Data Services Director at the Metropolitan Area Planning Council in Boston, MA. He will discuss differential privacy, how it could be implemented, and the impacts that are likely to occur. He’ll also share his analysis of the impact of differential privacy on the data available in the Boston region and a set of performance metrics that differential privacy must meet to ensure the preservation of the integrity of the data that communities across the nation rely upon.

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Friendly Regional Competition: SEMCOG and MORPC Compete on Census Response Levels

The countdown for the 2020 Census is now reaching single digits as households begin receiving census packets in less than a week. With the clock ticking down, regional councils are making their final outreach pushes to ensure that as many residents as possible in their regions are counted. Two regional councils, Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG) and Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) have entered a friendly competition to see which region can receive the highest percentage of Census responses.

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