Superior, Arizona — January 12, 2022— Mayor Mila Besich of Superior has been re-appointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2022 Energy, Environment and Natural Resources (EENR) Federal Advocacy Committee. First elected to a one-year term in 2020, Mayor Besich will continue to provide strategic direction and guidance for NLC’s federal advocacy agenda and policy priorities. The appointment was announced by NLC President Mayor Vince Williams of Union City, Georgia.
“I am honored to once again represent the Town of Superior on this important committee. Serving on the EENR committee allows me the opportunity to affect policies that are important to our community, state and nation, especially policies that relate to environmental policies and natural resource extraction. It is a distinct privilege to share our collective knowledge and experience with leaders across the nation.”
As a member of NLC’s EENR committee, Mayor Besich will play a key role among a diverse group of local leaders in shaping NLC’s policy positions and advocating on behalf of America’s municipalities before Congress, with the administration and at home, particularly around building sustainable and resilient infrastructure.
“NLC’s federal advocacy committees are a key tool for gathering insights directly from the communities that our members serve,” said NLC President Mayor Vince Williams of Union City, Georgia. “I am excited to have Mayor Besich serve on the Energy, Environment and Natural Resources committee and look forward to working with her to fulfill the promise of America’s cities, towns and villages.”
The full leadership of this year’s committee will consist of Chair Emily Larson, Mayor, Duluth, Minnesota, Vice Chair Cindy Dyballa, Councilmember, Takoma Park, Maryland and Vice Chair Brian Jones, Councilmember, Union City, Georgia.
For more information on NLC’s federal advocacy committees, visit: www.nlc.org/advocacy/
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