McKinney Mayor Brian Loughmiller was named to the NLC’s 2012 Community and Economic Development Steering Committee, as announced by National League of Cities Chairman Ted Ellis.
The committee is responsible for developing policy positions on issues involving housing, community and economic development, land use, recreation and parks, historic preservation and international competitiveness. The appointment was announced by NLC President Ted Ellis, Mayor, Bluffton, Ind.
“I am excited about the opportunity to present McKinney’s opportunities on a national level through the National League of Cities’ Economic Development Committee,” said Mayor Loughmiller.
As a member of the committee, Mayor Loughmiller will play a key role in shaping NLC’s policy positions while advocating on behalf of America’s cities and towns on Capitol Hill, with the administration, and at home. The chair of this year’s Community and Economic Development Committee is Neal Andrews, Council Member, Ventura, CA. Serving as this year’s vice chairs are Frank “Tony” Thomas, Alderman, Savannah, GA, and Priscilla R. Tyson, Council Member, Columbus, OH.
For more information on NLC’s other committees and councils, visit http://www.nlc.org/inside_nlc/committeescouncils.aspx.
The National League of Cities is the nation’s oldest and largest organization devoted to strengthening and promoting cities as centers of opportunity, leadership and governance. NLC is a resource and advocate for 19,000 cities, towns and villages, representing more than 218 million Americans.