Murrieta Mayor Randon Lane has been appointed to serve on the National League of Cities 2012 Board of Directors, it was announced today.
The National League of Cities is the nation’s oldest and largest organization devoted to strengthening and promoting cities as centers of opportunity, leadership and governance, according to a news release.
NLC is a resource and advocate for 19,000 cities, towns and villages, representing more than 218 million Americans, the news release stated.
Forty municipal leaders were appointed to serve on the board. Lane is one of two from California, the other is Gregory Pettis, a Cathedral City councilman.
As a board member, Lane will play a key role in shaping NLC’s policy positions, while advocating on behalf of America’s cities and towns on Capitol Hill, with the Administration and at home, the news release stated.
"The National League of Cities in Washington, D.C., helps to form policy to address issues at the national level that will affect policy at the local level," said Mayor Lane. "I look forward to being part of that at the Board of Directors’ level this year."