Press Release
Councilmember Shari Winstead is Appointed to the
Human Development Committee of the
National League of Cities

Shoreline Councilmember Shari Winstead was appointed to National League of Cities (NLC) Human Development Committee for 2013, for the fourth consecutive year.

This Committee develops 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.

It is an honor representing Shoreline residents, and residents of the Puget Sound region, on a national committee that is helping shape human services policy at the federal level to help many in our community who need assistance during tough times.
– Councilmember Shari Winstead.

As members of these committees, Councilmembers will play key roles 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.

For more information on NLC’s committees and councils, visit nlc.org/influence-federal-policy/policy-committees.
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. NLC is a resource and advocate for 19,000 cities, towns and villages, representing more than 218 million Americans.

For a complete listing of the many different committees Shoreline Councilmembers have been appointed to for 2013 visit shorelinewa.gov/citycouncil.

Submitted on 2/20/13