Greenwood Mayor Mark Myers has been appointed to the National League of Cities 2019 Public Safety and Crime Prevention federal advocacy committee. The group has the lead responsibility for developing NLC’s federal policy positions on issues involving crime prevention, corrections, substance abuse, municipal fire policy, juvenile justice, disaster preparedness and relief, homeland security, domestic terrorism, court systems and gun control.

As a committee member, Myers 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 administration and at home.

The leadership of this year’s committee will consist of Chair Roxanne Thalman, Councilmember, Arlington, Texas, Vice Chair Michael Lester, Councilmember, Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, and Vice Chair Helen Willis, Councilmember, South Fulton, Georgia.

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