Charlotte City Council member LaWana Mayfield has been appointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2014 human development steering committee. This committee has the primary responsibility for developing NLC federal policy positions on the following issues: social services, children and learning, poverty and income support, employment and workforce development.
Her appointment was announced by NLC President and Mayor of St. Paul, Minn., Chris Coleman.
“As a two term elected official it is truly an honor to be selected to represent not only the National League of Cities but also the City of Charlotte as a Steering Committee member,” Mayfield said.
As a member of the committee, she 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 chairperson of this year’s human development steering committee is council member Vicki Welch, of Louisville, Ky. Mia Gregerson and Angelia Williams serve as co-vice chairperson.
For more information on NLC’s other committees and councils, visit www.nlc.org