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Cole Karr, Public Affairs Field Coordinator

The National Special Districts Coalition (NSDC) is the only national organization federally representing and advocating for all special districts. A key element of the Coalition’s mission is federal advocacy for special districts to receive equitable access to critical programs available to other local governments.

Cole Karr is the public affairs field coordinator forCalifornia Special Districts Association's (CSDA's) Central Network. He is also the federal advocacy coordinator for the NSDC and CSDA.

He brings strategic communication and outreach development skills from federal and state governments, including more than two years of experience as a field representative for Congressman Kevin McCarthy in Kern and Tulare counties. Cole has a journalism degree from the University of Missouri, and has proven public relations abilities through time spent at the U.S. Capitol, in a Missouri Congressional District and the Missouri State House of Representatives.

Cole resides in southern California with his pup, Wally, and enjoys hiking, traveling and nature photography.


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