Heather Hall, Councilwoman, Kansas City, Missouri, has been appointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2017 Human Development (HD) federal advocacy 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 and mental health parity. The appointment was announced by NLC President Matt Zone, councilmember, Cleveland.
“I am honored to continue serving on the National League of Cities Human Development Committee. The goal of this committee is to help make the lives of Kansas City residents better through programs for early learning, career-readiness, for individuals with disabilities and serving our returning veterans which are important to me and the citizens of District 1.”
As a member of the committee, 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 new administration and at home.
The leadership of this year’s committee will consist of Chair Gil Ziffer, city commissioner, Tallahassee, Florida, and Vice Chairs Zack Reed, councilmember, Cleveland, and Angelia Williams, councilmember, Jackson, North Carolina.
For more information on NLC’s other committees and councils, visit http://www.nlc.org/influence-federal-policy/policy-committees.
This is a press release from Councilwoman Heather Hall’s office.