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SAN ANTONIO (Dec. 19) — The National League of Cities (NLC) has selected Councilwoman Ana E. Sandoval to serve on its 2020 Energy, Environment and Natural Resources (EENR) federal advocacy committee. This committee leads the development of NLC’s federal policy positions on issues involving air quality, water quality, energy policy, national wetlands policy, noise control, and solid and hazardous waste management. NLC President Joe Buscaino, councilmember, Los Angeles, California, announced the appointment.
“The conversations we’re having here in San Antonio about our air quality, water quality, and energy future are playing out across the nation,” said Councilwoman Sandoval. “I look forward to working with the committee to advocate for federal policy that will uplift cities like ours.”
As a committee member, Councilwoman Sandoval 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.
“NLC’s federal advocacy committees ensure policymakers in Washington understand the most pressing issues facing local communities,” said Joe Buscaino, councilmember of Los Angeles, California, and president of the National League of Cities (NLC). “I am proud to have Councilwoman Sandoval join NLC's Energy, Environment and Natural Resources committee on behalf of her residents. Together, with a team of local officials from across the country, we will strengthen the federal-local partnership, and ultimately create stronger cities, towns and villages.”
The leadership of this year’s committee will consist of Chair TJ Cawley, Mayor, Morrisville, North Carolina, Vice Chair Chantia Lewis, Alderwoman, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Vice Chair Ellen Smith, Councilmember, Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
For more information on NLC’s federal advocacy committees, visit: www.nlc.org/advocacy/committees.