Laura Lewis Marchino Assistant Director with Region 9 Economic Development District has been re-elected to the National Association of Development Organization’s Board of Directors (NADO).
Lewis Marchino is the Assistant Director at the Region 9 Economic Development District. She has a B.A. in Journalism & Mass Communications and an M.B.A. in Business Administration.
Her national resume includes several years on the National Transportation Council of Peers. She is also Chair of the Colorado Association of Development Organizations (CARO) and was a Fellow for the German Marshall Fund in 2005 and spent a month in Europe learning about the European Union, and efforts of economic and social collaboration between countries.
Close to home, Lewis Marchino was recognized as the 2008 Economic Development Leader of the Year, by the Region 9 Economic Development District Board of Directors, the first time a staff member has been chosen. She serves on the Boys & Girls Club of La Plata County Board of Directors, Durango After Prom Association, Mercy Home Health and Hospice Advisory Board and Chairs the School District 9-R District Accountability Committee.
NADO is a Washington, DC-based association that promotes programs and policies that strengthen local governments, communities and economies through regional cooperation, program delivery and comprehensive strategies.
For more information contact Region 9 at (970) 247-9621.