Beverly M. Williams appointed to National League of Cities Human Development Steering Committee
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Beverly M. Williams, vice mayor, Lauderdale Lakes, Fla., has been appointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2015 Human Development Steering Committee. This committee has the lead responsibility for developing NLC federal policy positions on issues involving social services, children and learning, poverty and income support, employment and workforce development, equal opportunity, Social Security and seniors, individuals with disabilities, public health care, mental health parity and immigration reform. The appointment was announced by NLC President Ralph E. Becker, mayor, Salt Lake City, Utah.
“I am humbled to accept this appointment to the steering committee. As a member of this committee, I will work to fulfill my campaign promise to bring additional services to my great city through best practice developed by the NLC. This appointment will allow me to better serve my community.”
As a member of the committee, Williams 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 Human Development Committee is Vicki Welch, Council member, Louisville, Ky. Serving as this year’s vice chairs are Mia Gregerson, Mayor, SeaTac, Wash. and William Bell, Sr., mayor, Birmingham, Ala.
For more information on NLC’s other committees and councils, visit http://www.nlc.org/influence-federal-policy/policy-committees.