Cantrell Tapped as NARCOG Executive Director

The Board of Directors of the North Central Alabama Regional Council of Governments (NARCOG) has appointed Mr. Robby Cantrell to lead the agency.  Mr. Cantrell will assume the role held for the last seven years by Jeffrey Pruitt.  Mr. Pruitt is retiring after a long career in community planning, economic development, and other public services with agencies throughout Alabama.

Mr. Cantrell began his career as a Geographic Information Systems Analyst with the East Alabama Regional Planning and Development Commission.  He joined NARCOG in July of 2012 as a Transportation Planner.  In 2016, he assumed responsibility of the newly formed Regional Transit Agency at NARCOG.  “I have been blessed to have an extraordinary opportunity to find ways to improve the lives of people who have barriers to daily transportation”, he said.  Mr. Cantrell went on to say, “I am truly honored to have this new opportunity to lead the entire NARCOG team into the future”.

He is a graduate of Jacksonville State University and resides in Hartselle with his wife and three children. He is active in various civic groups, local boards and committees and enjoys coaching multiple youth sports.




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