Coosa Valley RC&D Council receives national award
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The National Association of Resource Conservation & Development (RC&D) Councils is pleased to announce that Coosa Valley RC&D Council of Oxford, Alabama has been granted enhanced (Tier II) membership in the National Association’s Circle of Diamonds program, thus becoming one of approximately 25 RC&D Councils out of 375 nationwide to have qualified for this elite status.

By earning Tier II membership, Coosa Valley RC&D Council has clearly confirmed its ability to adhere to the high standards necessary for enhanced membership. It follows an array of governance, personnel, financial management, and planning policies and practices that ensure its effective action and transparent and honest administration.

These policies and practices make it a model for its fellow RC&D Councils and for other nonprofit or-ganizations that strive to serve their communities and be good stewards of the resources entrusted to them by their partners and communities.

Coosa Valley RC&DC covers an eleven county area located in east central Alabama which includes the following counties: Calhoun, Chambers, Cherokee, Clay, Cleburne, Coosa, Etowah, Randolph, St. Clair, Talladega and Tallapoosa. The office is located in Oxford, Alabama. Officers and Staff are Chairman: Larry Raughton, Vice Chairman: W.E. Thomas, Secretary/Treasurer Alton Hall, with Executive Director: Eddie May, Office Manager: Deborah Lindley, and Watershed Coordinator/Contractor: Justin Bailey. Local County Council Members are Dean Wysner and Terry Lovvorn from Randolph; Chris Langley and Joe Blanks from Chambers; Barron Jackson, Earl Smith, and Roy Johnson from Clay; Ashley Truett, Don Roberts and Ryan Robertson from Cleburne; Tommy Futral, Terry Martin, and Dwaine Holt from Tall-apoosa; and Pete Rodgers, Todd J. Adams, and Roger Morris from Coosa.

The National Association of RC&D Councils heartily congratulates Coosa Valley RC&D Council on this well-deserved honor.

The NARC&DC represents America’s Resource Conservation and Development Councils, non-profit organizations that work to protect natural resources and develop rural economies. RC&D Councils are grassroots organizations comprised of community members and local government representatives.

They deliver resource conservation and community development assistance throughout rural America, including soil and water quality projects, job creation programs, and renewable energy assistance.
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