Commissioner Bob Proud named to national committee

The National Association of Counties has again named Clermont County Commissioner Bob Proud to serve a one-year term as a member of the NACo Justice and Public Safety Steering Committee.

The committee works with members of the state and national legislature to develop policies and procedures that benefit counties and citizens nationwide.

“I am thankful for the opportunity to continue working with NACo in this capacity. This committee has worked hard to focus on criminal justice issues and public safety matters,” said Commissioner Proud, who has previously served as chair of NACo’s Juvenile Justice Subcommittee.

Commissioner Proud serves on a number of local, regional, state and national boards and committees including the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO), where he represents elected officials from 12 Midwestern states. He is chairman of the Ohio Valley Regional Development Commission (OVRDC), chairman of the Ohio Department of Youth Services State Advisory Board for RECLAIM OHIO, a member of the Governor’s Council on Juvenile Justice, chairman of the County Commissioners Association of Ohio (CCAO) Public Safety and Justice Committee, and member of the Coalition for a Drug Free Clermont County. Commissioner Proud is a founding member of the “Whole in my Heart” military support group.