Councilmember Dennis Kavanaugh appointed to NLC committee
By: Randy Policar
01/14/13 11:47 AM
District 3 Councilmember Dennis Kavanaugh has been appointed as the National League of Cities’ (NLC) Board of Directors liaison to the Community and Economic Development (CED) Steering Committee for 2013. The Community & Economic Development Committee is responsible for developing policy positions on issues involving housing, community and economic development, land use, recreation and parks, historic preservation, and international competitiveness.
In addition to the CED committee appointment, Kavanaugh has been appointed to continue serving on the NLC Audit, Bylaws and Membership Committees. Kavanaugh is beginning his fourth year on the NLC Board of Directors and joins NLC President Marie Lopez-Rogers, the Mayor of Avondale, as the only elected Arizona officials on the 47-person board. Kavanaugh is the only elected official from Mesa to ever serve on the NLC Board of Directors. Prior to joining the Board of Directors, Kavanaugh served on the Information, Technology and Communications Committee as well as the Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Committee.
“It is an honor to represent Mesa on the national stage,” Councilmember Kavanaugh said. “I look forward to continuing to be an advocate for America’s 19,000 cities and towns.”
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, towns and villages, representing more than 218 million Americans.
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