Coral Springs Vice-Mayor Tom Powers has been appointed to the National League of Cities’ (NLC) 2012 Public Safety and Crime Prevention Steering Committee. The Public Safety and Crime Prevention Steering Committee is responsible for developing policy positions on issues involving crime prevention, corrections, substance abuse, municipal fire policy, juvenile justice, disaster preparedness and relief, homeland security, domestic terrorism, court systems, and gun control.
“As a retired police officer I am passionate about public safety,” Vice-Mayor Powers said, “I am honored to have the opportunity to use my public safety experience to serve the residents of Coral Springs in this capacity.”
As a member of the committee, Tom Powers 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.
For more information on NLC’s other committees and councils, visit http://www.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.