SAVANNAH, GA (WSAV) – Congratulations are in order for Savannah Alderman John Hall who has been appointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2017 Public Safety and Crime Prevention (PSCP) federal advocacy committee.
According to a release, the committee 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.
The announcement was made by NLC President Matt Zone, councilmember, Cleveland.
“I consider this appointment an honor to serve collaboratively with other elected officials from around the country to make Savannah and Chatham County a safer place to live,” said Alderman Hall.
Hall will play a vital role in helping shape NLC’s policy positions and advocate on behalf of America’s cities and towns before Congress, with the new administration and at home.
The leadership of this year’s committee will consist of Chair Joel Price, mayor, Thousand Oaks, California, and Vice Chairs Cleophus King, council president, Bessemer, Alabama, and Krisin Szakos, councilmember, Charlottesville, Virginia.
For more information on NLC’s other committees and councils, visit http://www.nlc.org/influence-federal-policy/policy-committees.