Mayor Roy Gold has agreed to serve for the third time in four year as Sergeant-at-Arms at the National League of Cities 2011 Annual Business Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona on Saturday, November 12. 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.
"It is an honor and a privilege to again be asked to serve as Sergeant-at-Arms at the 2011 NLC Congress of Cities in Phoenix," Gold said. "I'm always thanful to be able to represent Coral Springs at this National event."
Gold has been active in NLC since 2004. He serves as Vice Chair of the NLC's Leadership Training Council and as a member of 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 the immediate past 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.