TMACOG Welcomes Ukrainian Delegation
On August 9, TMACOG was host to the Great Lakes Consortium for International Training and Development and WSOS Community Action Commission. They were escorting a group of local leaders from the Western Ukraine who are visiting the region researching best management practices in government.
The 10-member Ukrainian delegation included city council members from municipalities in Ternopil and Rivne oblasts; elected and appointed representatives of the local mayoralties and local governments of small towns and villages in both regions; and others concerned with government and economic development. TMACOG President Tony Reams made a presentation about how councils of government are organized in Ohio and answered questions about economic development. The TMACOG contingent included Ken Fallows, chair of the Environmental Council; and Don Nalley, second vice chair of TMACOG; as well as senior members of TMACOG’s staff.