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Largo Wales Appointed to National League of Cities Human Development Steering Committee

Largo WalesAuburn City Councilmember Dr. Largo Wales has been appointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2014 Human Development Steering Committee. This committee has the lead responsibility for developing NLC federal policy positions on issues involving social services, children and learning, poverty and income support, employment and workforce development, equal opportunity, Social Security and seniors, individuals with disabilities, public health care, mental health parity, and immigration reform. The appointment was announced by NLC President Chris Coleman, mayor, St. Paul, Minn.

As a member of the committee, Wales 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.

Serving as this year's chair is Mary Dorothy La Marche, Vice Mayor, Farragut, Tenn. and vice chairs are Van R. Johnson, II; Mayor Pro Tem, Savannah, Ga. and Vicki Welch, Council Member, Louisville-Jefferson County Metro Government.

For more information on NLC's other committees and councils, visit the NLC committee webpage.

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.