Monday, January 24, 2022

Council Member Leslie Pool Appointed to Serve on National League of Cities’ Large Cities Council

Council Member Leslie Pool has been appointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2022 Large Cities Council. Council Member Pool elected to a one-year term to develop and guide programs among local elected officials from similar communities. The appointment was announced by NLC President Mayor Vince Williams of Union City, Georgia.

“I am honored to be appointed to the National League of Cities 2022 Large Cities Council. Our work with other Council Members across our Nation is essential. By working together, we can bring innovative ways to strengthen our communities and make them resilient,”- said Council Member Pool.

As a member of NLC’s, Council Member Pool will play a key role among a diverse group of local leaders to encourage collaboration, networking and developing resources and programs beneficial to communities that share demographics, size or location that can be replicated across the country.

“Our member councils are the voices of what’s happening on the ground in our communities,” said NLC President Mayor Vince Williams of Union City, Georgia. “I am proud to have Council Member Pool join NLC's Large Cities Council. Together with a team of local leaders from around the country, we will work to solve the most pressing challenges facing our communities and help fulfill the promise of America’s cities, towns and villages.”

This year’s council will be led by Chair Brandon Elefante, Council Member, Honolulu, HI, Vice Chair Jeanette Herron, Majority Leader, Bridgeport, CT, and Vice Chair Andreas Addison, Council Member, Richmond, VA. 
 
For more information on NLC’s member councils, visit: https://www.nlc.org/current-initiatives/member-councils-2/
 
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The National League of Cities (NLC) is the voice of America’s cities, towns and villages, representing more than 200 million people. NLC works to strengthen local leadership, influence federal policy and drive innovative solutions.


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