Council Member Stephen W. Stanley has been reappointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2016 Transportation Infrastructure & Services Committee. This committee has the lead responsibility for developing NLC federal policy positions on issues involving transportation, including planning, funding, safety and security of public transit, streets and highways, aviation, railroads and ports. The reappointment was announced by NLC President Melodee Colbert-Kean, Council Member, Joplin, MO.
"It is a great honor to be reappointed for a third term to the NLC Transportation and Infrastructure Steering Committee. During the past two years, I've helped update NLC policies and advocate to Congress on national transportation issues, including recently passed long-term national transportation legislation. With this reappointment, I hope to continue to make needed updates to the Federal Metropolitan Planning Organization system to better serve people across the nation,” said Council Member Stanley.
As a member of the committee, Council Member Stanley will play a key role in shaping NLC’s policy positions and advocate on behalf of America’s cities and towns before Congress, with the Administration and at home.
The chair of this year’s Transportation Infrastructure & Services Committee is Patrick Wojahn, mayor, College Park, MD. Serving as this year’s vice chairs are Greg Evans, Council Member, Eugene, OR, and Pam O’Connor, Council Member, Santa Monica, CA.
The National League of Cities (NLC) is dedicated to helping city leaders build better communities. NLC is a resource and advocate for 19,000 cities, towns and villages, representing more than 218 million Americans.