Councilmember Holman appointed to NLC committee

Auburn City Councilmember John Holman has been appointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2017 Community and Economic Development (CED) federal advocacy committee.

The appointment is in addition to his role as vice chair of the LNC’s First Tier Suburbs Council.

The committee has the lead responsibility for developing NLC’s federal policy positions on issues involving housing, community and economic development, land use, recreation and parks, historic preservation and international competitiveness.

NLC President Matt Zone, a Cleveland City councilmember, announced Holman’s appointment.

As a committee member, Holman 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. He is the only representative from the state of Washington to be named to the committee.

The leadership of this year’s committee will consist of Chair Gerri Schroder, a councilmember of Henderson, Nev.; and Vice Chairs Gyna Bivens, a councilmember of Fort Worth, Texas; and Johnnie Warren, a councilmember of Oakwood Village, Ohio.

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