Pascagoula Assistant City Manager Frank Corder Appointed

 

From:  News Release   1/19/18   GCN

 

WASHINGTON — JANUARY 16, 2018 — Frank Corder, Assistant City Manager for the City of Pascagoula, has been appointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2018 Finance, Administration and Intergovernmental Relations (FAIR) federal advocacy committee. This committee has the lead responsibility for developing NLC’s federal policy positions on issues involving national economic policy, general financial assistance programs, liability insurance, intergovernmental relations, census, municipal bonds and capital finance, municipal management, antitrust issues, citizen participation and civil rights, labor relations, Native American sovereignty and municipal authority. The appointment was announced by NLC President Mark Stodola, mayor of Little Rock, Arkansas.

 

Corder is the only Mississippian appointed to this NLC committee.

Pascagoula Assistant City Manager Frank Corder Appointed to Serve on National League of Cities’ Finance, Administration and Intergovernmental Relations Committee

 

WASHINGTON — JANUARY 16, 2018 — Frank Corder, Assistant City Manager for the City of Pascagoula, has been appointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2018 Finance, Administration and Intergovernmental Relations (FAIR) federal advocacy committee. This committee has the lead responsibility for developing NLC’s federal policy positions on issues involving national economic policy, general financial assistance programs, liability insurance, intergovernmental relations, census, municipal bonds and capital finance, municipal management, antitrust issues, citizen participation and civil rights, labor relations, Native American sovereignty and municipal authority. The appointment was announced by NLC President Mark Stodola, mayor of Little Rock, Arkansas.

 

Corder is the only Mississippian appointed to this NLC committee.

“I appreciate the opportunity to represent the City of Pascagoula and the State of Mississippi on this vital policy committee,” Corder said. “To be able to offer input on these federal policies effecting municipalities around the country and advocate on the behalf of our citizens’ interest is a tremendous responsibility I do not take lightly.”

 

In previous years, Corder has served on other NLC policy committees, including the Small Cities Council, Democratic Governance Panel, and the Information Technology and Communications Policy Committee.

 

As a committee member, Corder 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.

 

“Serving on an NLC committee is one of the most effective ways for a local official to advocate for their community in Washington,” said NLC President Stodola. “I am thrilled to have Frank Corder join a team of local leaders from around the country working to craft our policy platform and to solve the most pressing challenges facing our communities.”

 

The leadership of this year’s committee will consist of Chair John Kinnaird, councilmember, Waco, Texas, Vice Chairs Erica Spell, Council Member, Hyattsville, Maryland and Chris Brown, city controller, Houston, Texas.

 

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