Councilmember Alex Finter appointed to NLC committee
By: Randy Policar
01/10/13 11:34 AM
District 2 Councilmember Alex Finter has been appointed to the National League of Cities’ (NLC) Transportation Infrastructure & Services (TIS) Steering Committee for 2013. This Committee has the lead responsibility for developing NLC 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 Marie Lopez Rogers, the Mayor of Avondale, Arizona.
As a member of the Committee, Finter will play a key role in shaping NLC’s policy positions, while advocating on behalf of America’s cities and towns on Capitol Hill, with the Administration, and at home.
“I very much appreciate being given the opportunity to serve on this Committee,” Councilmember Finter said. “I look forward to sharing the ideas and successes we’ve experienced here in Mesa on the national stage”.
Extremely active on numerous boards and committees, Finter is the Vice President of the Mesa Public Safety Foundation; Chair of the Audit, Finance and Enterprise committee and a past Vice Chair of the Planning and Zoning board. Additionally, Finter is a past member of the Human Relations Advisory Board and the Arizona Museum for Youth Friends board.
The National League of Cities is the nation’s oldest and largest 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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