District 4 Councilmember Chris Glover has been re-appointed to the National League of Cities' (NLC) Finance, Administration and Intergovernmental Relations (FAIR) Federal Advocacy Committee for 2018, his seventh term on the committee. The appointment was announced by NLC president Mark Stodola, mayor of Little Rock, Arkansas. Glover will be joined by Councilmember Whittaker on the FAIR Committee this year.
The FAIR Committee is responsible for developing policy positions on issues involving national economic policy, general financial assistance programs, liability insurance, intergovernmental relations, Census, municipal bonds and capital finance, municipal management, anti-trust issues, citizen participation and civil rights, labor relations, Native American sovereignty and municipal authority.
"I am happy to continue representing Mesa on the FAIR committee," Councilmember Glover said. "Over the past six years I have learned a lot from my colleagues on this committee and I am glad that I can be a part of it for one more year and share the experience with Councilmember Whittaker."
The National League of Cities is the nation's largest and most prestigious organization devoted to strengthening and promoting cities as centers of opportunity, leadership and governance. NLC is a resource and advocate for 19,000 cities, town and villages, representing more than 218 million Americans.
NLC's Federal Advocacy Committee members include local elected officials and city staff from NLC member cities and towns across the country who are committed to discussing and influencing federal policy that has a direct and profound impact on local government operations.