Volumne 12, Issue No. 1
February 4, 2014

White House Rural Council

New White House Rural Council May Address Rural Health Care

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

On June 9, President Obama issued Executive Order 13575, establishing the new White House Rural Council, “to promote economic prosperity and quality of life in rural America.” The Secretary of Agriculture will serve as council chair, and provide funding and administrative support. Leaders of other federal agencies and departments, including the Department of Health and Human Services and the Environmental Protection Agency, comprise the other 25 members.