District 4 Councilmember Jen Duff has been appointed to the National League of Cities' (NLC) Energy, Environment and Natural Resources (EENR) Federal Advocacy Committee for 2020. The appointment was announced by NLC President Joe Buscaino, councilmember from Los Angeles.
The EENR Committee has the lead responsibility for developing NLC's federal policy positions on issues involving air quality, water quality, energy policy, national wetlands policy, noise control and solid and hazardous waste management.
"I am thrilled to bring the Mesa perspective to this committee," Councilmember Duff said. "This is a topic that is extremely important to me and I can't wait to get together with my fellow committee members and start collaborating on how to make a positive change in our communities."
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. The City of Mesa joined NLC in 1966.