John D. Noak, Mayor, Romeoville, Illinois, has been appointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2021 Transportation and Infrastructure Services (TIS) Federal Advocacy Committee. Mayor Noak was elected to a one-year term and will provide strategic direction and guidance for NLC’s federal advocacy agenda and policy priorities. The appointment was announced by NLC President Kathy Maness, councilmember, Lexington, South Carolina.
“I am honored to be once again serving on the Transportation and Infrastructure Services committee,” said Mayor Noak. “I believe it is important and beneficial for Romeoville to have a voice in the decisions made by this group of officials. We are still growing as a community and transportation and infrastructure is vital to that growth.”
As a committee member, Noak will play a key role among a diverse group of local leaders in shaping NLC’s policy positions and advocating on behalf of America’s cities and towns before Congress, with the administration and at home.
“Our federal advocacy committees are the voices of what’s happening on the ground in our communities,” said Kathy Maness, councilmember of Lexington, South Carolina, and President of the National League of Cities (NLC). “I am proud to have John Noak join NLC's Transportation and Infrastructure Services (TIS) committee on behalf of his residents. Together with a team of local leaders from around the country, we will work to solve the most pressing challenges facing our communities.”
The leadership of this year’s committee will consist of Chair David Sander, Mayor, City of Rancho Cordova, CA, Vice Chair Elain Clegg, Council President, Boise, ID, and Vice Chair Barbara Odom- Wesley, Councilmember, City of Arlington, TX.
For more information on NLC’s federal advocacy committees, visit: www.nlc.org/advocacy/committees.
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. www.nlc.org