Councilmember McConnell reappointed to National League of Cities Human Development Steering Committee

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Shoreline Councilmember
Doris McConnell
Shoreline City Councilmember Doris McConnell has been reappointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2016 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.

“I’m very proud to continue representing Shoreline, and the Puget Sound Region, in national discussions about issues important to all our families,” stated Councilmember McConnell. “Only by listening to each other and working together can we make meaningful change.”

As a member of the committee, McConnell will play a key role in shaping NLC’s policy positions and advocate on behalf of Shoreline and other cities and towns before Congress, with the Obama Administration, and at home.

More information on NLC’s other committees and councils here.


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