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Yingling appointed to NLC

Coppell Councilmember re-appointed to Community & Economic Development Committee for second term

​January 25, 2017 — Nancy Yingling, Councilmember for Coppell, TX, has been appointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2017 Community and Economic Development (CED) federal advocacy committee. This 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. The appointment was announced by NLC President Matt Zone, councilmember, Cleveland.

“It is a great honor to be re-appointed to the Community and Economic Development Committee for a second term. Having a voice on this federal advocacy committee affords us the prospect to make sure Coppell, TX is represented in this national arena. It allows the opportunity to meet with our U.S. Senators and Congressmen/Congresswomen to make sure they hear our concerns at the local level. With having a new administration in place it is imperative to keep our cities in the front of mind, especially during this time of transistion," said Yingling.

As a committee member, Yingling 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.

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

For more information on NLC’s other committees and councils, visit http://www.nlc.org/influence-federal-policy/policy-committees.​

The National League of Cities (NLC) is dedicated to helping city leaders build better communities. NLC is a resource and advocate for 19,000 cities, towns and villages, representing more than 218 million Americans. www.nlc.org