Spokane County Commissioner Al French has been elected secretary of the board of directors of the Municipal Research and Services Center of Washington. That puts him on track to become vice president in 2014 and president in 2015.
French in a news release said he will be working on issues and programs cut costs in government and improve service to citizens. He also serves on the board of the Washington State Association of Counties.
MRSC provides consultation, research and information technology services to government agencies in the state.