First in Future: Executive Director for the Triangle J Council of Governments Lee Worsley

Summary: “When an urban area wins, it ends up being a victory for the entire state, when a rural area struggles, it is a concern for the whole state”. That is what this week’s guest has observed. Lee Worsley is the Executive Director of the Triangle J Council of Governments, which covers 7 counties across central North Carolina. So how does the Triangle J Council of Governments influence 43 other units of government? They quietly encourage local units of government to get beyond city and county bounds and work on regional projects that make sense. That is what we will be talking about at the Institute for Emerging Issues upcoming forum on reconnecting Rural and Urban on the 11th of February in Raleigh. Want to learn more and register, go to

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