As AACo's Communication & Education Manager Gideon is responsible for performing a number of mission-critical tasks on behalf of the Association and its membership. He is responsible for developing all content for external publication tools including the association’s website, newsletters and annual publications. Additionally, Gideon develops and administers the service offerings of the Association’s Educational Services Program. The Educational Services Program provides association membership with opportunities to earn continuing education through workshops, seminars, webinars and a future accreditation program as well as through the thorough, consistent research of public policy issues facing Arizona’s counties and the publication of that research’s findings. Gideon will also coordinate the production of several promotional materials for the Association, its conferences, training, research products, program reports and special events.