Our Mission

Incorporated in January, 1992, the mission of OARC  is to advance regional issues and to advocate for regionalism and the Councils of Government (COGs) to the public and private sector.


  • Assist the COGs in strengthening their capabilities to serve their local government members
  • Provide a forum for the regular exchange of information and ideas among the COGs and their member local governments
  • Educate other governmental entities, public and private organizations and the general public about services rendered by the Councils
  • Represent the Councils and member local governments before agencies of the legislative and executive branches of both the state and national governments