Austin City Councilmember Mackenzie Kelly has been appointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2022 Public Safety and Crime Prevention (PSCP) Federal Advocacy Committee. Councilmember Kelly was elected to a one-year term and will 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.
“Public safety has always been one of my priorities, and I am honored to have been selected to serve on the PSCP committee at the national level,” said Kelly.
As a member of NLC’s PSCP committee, Councilmember Kelly 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.
“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 Council member Kelly serve on the Public Safety and Crime Prevention Federal Advocacy 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 Joel Navarro, Councilmember, City of Tempe, AZ, Vice Chair Brian Kazy, Councilmember, City of Cleveland, OH, and Vice Chair Willie Lightfoot, Council Vice President, City of Rochester, NY.
For more information on NLC’s federal advocacy committees, visit: www.nlc.org/advocacy/