For Immediate Release
Date: January 21, 2015
Alderman John Hall has been appointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2015 Public Safety and Crime Prevention Steering Committee. This committee has the lead responsibility for developing NLC federal policy positions on issues involving crime prevention, corrections, substance abuse, municipal fire policy, juvenile justice, disaster preparedness and relief, homeland security, domestic terrorism, court systems and gun control. The appointment was announced by NLC President Ralph E. Becker, mayor, Salt Lake City, Utah.
As a member of the committee, Alderman Hall 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 Public Safety and Crime Prevention Committee is Karen Freeman-Wilson, mayor, Gary, Ind. Serving as this year’s vice chairs are Tony Anderson, deputy mayor, SeaTac, Wash. and Martha Sue Hall, councilmember, Albemarle, N.C.
For more information on NLC’s other committees and councils, visit http://www.nlc.org/influence-federal-policy/policy-committees.
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.