Munroe presented with the Roy D. Hoover Award

Honor recognizes achievements in affordable housing

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A Clark County employee was recently recognized for his achievements in affordable housing and national community and economic development programs.

Pete Munroe, program manager for Clark County’s Housing and Community Development program, was presented with the Roy D. Hoover Award by the National Association for County Community and Economic Development.

The award recognizes a person who exhibits the qualities of the late Roy D. Hoover, former director of the Department of Urban Affairs for Los Angeles County, Calif. It has been presented to only 15 people in the 38-year history of the organization.

In his nearly 30 years with the association, Munroe served on the board of directors and was chair of the housing committee, as well as secretary/treasurer, vice president and president. He was also chair of the ethics commission.

According to a press release, his leadership has improved life for low- and moderate-income people.