Courtesy of the National League of Cities:
Ron Roberts, Temecula City Council member, has been appointed as chairman of the National League of Cities 2013 Transportation Infrastructure & Services Committee. This committee has the lead responsibility for developing NLC federal policy positions on issues involving transportation, including planning, funding, safety and security of public transit, streets and highways, aviation, railroads and ports. The appointment was announced by NLC President Marie Lopez Rogers, mayor of Avondale, Ariz.
As chairman of the committee, Roberts will play a key role in shaping NLC’s policy positions, while advocating on behalf of America’s cities and towns on Capitol Hill, with the administration, and at home. For more information on NLC committees and councils, visit http://www.nlc.org/influence-federal-policy/policy-committees.
The National League of Cities is the nation’s oldest and largest organization devoted to strengthening and promoting cities as centers of opportunity, leadership and governance. NLC is a resource and advocate for 19,000 cities, towns and villages, representing more than 218 million Americans.