Councilwoman Cindi Fowler (D-14) has been reappointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2018 Transportation and Infrastructure Services (TIS) federal advocacy committee.
This committee has the lead responsibility for developing NLC’s federal policy positions on issues involving transportation, including planning, funding, safety and security of public transit, streets and highways, aviation, railroads and ports.
The appointment was announced by NLC President Mark Stodola, mayor of Little Rock, Arkansas.
“As we begin the modernization of the New Dixie Highway, bringing transportation and infrastructure into the 21st Century, working on this committee is vital to Metro Louisville,” said Fowler. “The NLC is a strong partner to keep these kinds of projects at the forefront of public safety and economic development for the people we all serve.”
As a committee member, Councilwoman Fowler will continue to 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 Councilwoman also serves as the Chair of the NLC Large City Council through April and served as vice chair prior to this appointment.
“Serving on an NLC committee is one of the most effective ways for a local official to advocate for their community in Washington,” said NLC President Stodola. “I am thrilled to have Councilwoman Fowler join a team of local leaders from around the country working to craft our policy platform and to solve the most pressing challenges facing our communities.”
The leadership of this year’s committee will consist of Chair Pam O’Connor, councilmember, Santa Monica, California; and Vice Chairs James McDonald, councilmember, Pinecrest, Florida; and Oscar Trevino, mayor, North Richland Hills, Texas.
For more information on NLC’s federal advocacy committees, visit: www.nlc.org/advocacy/committees.