image descriptionThe Executive Director’s Office is responsible for management of the Agency, including staff support for the Executive Board. As the Chief Executive and Administrative Officer, the Executive Director's primary mission is to effectively and efficiently carry out the policies and directives of the Executive Board and supervise the day-to-day activities of the Agency. The Executive Director's office maintains all records of the Board, including the official minutes, resolutions, bylaws and committee appointments. This office also manages several local government professional roundtables.

Agency Administration oversees all of the grant accounting and reporting to state and federal agencies. Funds for hundreds of grants are processed each year. All of the treasury management tasks are coordinated here, including daily bank processing, wire envirfers and investment management. Agency Administration is also responsible for human resource management, building lease and maintenance coordination, telephone system management, insurance, purchasing and other agency-wide administrative tasks.

The Department of Community Services has program responsibilities for the North Central Texas Area Agency on Aging, regional 9-1-1 emergency number administration, criminal justice planning and funds allocation, and Public Safety Radio Communications. The Regional Training Center provides training and professional development through a regional police academy and a local government program.

The mission of the Emergency Preparedness department is to leverage existing efforts across professional disciplines and to explore new opportunities in which many public and private agencies can work together to strengthen regional emergency preparedness. The department does this by acting as a convener, coordinator, communicator and advocate for training, planning, partnering, and funding opportunities from local, state, federal or private resources.

Sustainable Environmental Excellence—or SEE—has become the overall theme for Environment & Development resources and initiatives. The principles of SEE—caring for the region in a way that benefits all North Central Texas today and into the future— now guide the efforts of the department and the region as we make plans for this growing and changing area into the 21st century. The SEE initiatives comprise four strategic issues: SEE Less Trash, SEE Clean Air, SEE Safe Clean & Green Regional Environmental Corridors, and SEE Development Excellence.

Public Affairs provides external services on behalf of the Agency in the form of news media/public relations, directories, newsletters, special publications, and operation of NCTCOG’s Regional Information Center) This division als provides internal services for all departments, such as graphics design and photography, agency switchboard, mailing lists, meeting/workshop support, and special projects.

The mission of the Research and Information Services department is threefold: to provide objective information and analysis on the development of the region for use in area planning and economic development activities; to support the information service needs of NCTCOG; and to assist local governments in the implementation of information technology. This department provides general technical assistance and research on current and future populations as well as employment changes, land use information, and development trends. The department also develops and supports Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Internet, and database administration technology for the Agency and the region.

Through a continuous, cooperative, and comprehensive transportation planning process, the Transportation Department develops and implements transportation plans, programs, projects, policies, partnerships and performance measures aimed at reducing congestion, enhancing mobility, and improving air quality. The goal of this process is the development, implementation, and operation of an integrated intermodal transportation system that provides for the safe and efficient movement of both people and goods.

Workforce Development administers publicly funded employment and training programs for 14 counties in North Central Texas. The department provides staff support to the North Central Texas Workforce Development Board by providing planning, coordination, management, and oversight services.