TEXARKANA — Texarkana Arkansas city director Laney Harris has been appointed to a committee for the National League of Cities.
Harris will serve a one-year term on the NLC’s 2022 Human Development Federal Advocacy Committee, which will help with the guidance of the organization’s federal advocacy and policy priorities.
“I am very excited of being part of a collected approach for issues and concerns throughout this nation.” said Harris.
Harris will get a chance to shape the NLC’s policy positions as well as advocate for American cities before Congress.
“NLC’s federal advocacy committees are a key tool for gathering insights directly from the communities that our members serve,” NLC president, mayor Vince Williams of Union City, Georgia, said. “I am excited to have Director Harris serve on the Human Development Committee and look forward to working with him to fulfill the promise of America’s cities, towns and villages.”
The full leadership committee includes chair Kacy Kostiuk,cCouncilmember, Takoma Park, Maryland; vice chair Denise D. Adams, mayor pro tempore, Winston-Salem, N.C.; and vice chair Adriana Rocha Garcia, Councilmember, San Antonio, Texas.
For more information on NLC’s federal advocacy committees, visit: www.nlc.org/advocacy/committees.