Commissioner Roy Gold has agreed to serve for the second year in a row as Sergeant-at-Arms at the National League of Cities 2009 Annual Business Meeting in San Antonio on Saturday, November 14. Approximately 1,000 delegates from around the country will take part in this annual conference.
As sergeant-at-arms appointed by the NLC president, Gold is responsible for enforcing the NLC’s official rules and procedures, as well as tallying all votes taken on the floor. The Annual Business Meeting is part of the NLC’s Congress of Cities event, which brings together city officials from across the country to discuss issues and challenges facing local governments. Networking opportunities, speakers and training sessions also are available.
"This is certainly a rare privilege and honor to again be asked to serve as Sergeant-at-Arms at the 2009 NLC Congress of Cities in San Antonio," Gold said. "I'm always pleased to be able to represent Coral Springs and at this National event, I will serve proudly."
Gold has been active in NLC since 2004. He serves on the NLC's Leadership Training Council and The Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Steering Committee. Gold currently represents The Florida League of Cities as a member of the Board of Directors and is 1st Vice President of the Broward League of Cities.
The National League of Cities is the oldest and largest national organization representing municipal governments throughout the United States. Its mission is to strengthen and promote cities as centers of opportunity, leadership and governance. For more information, visit www.nlc.org.