WASHINGTON D.C. – Tammy Jackson-Moore, Deputy City Manager, Pahokee, has been appointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2017 Energy, Environment and Natural Resources (EENR) federal advocacy committee. This committee has the lead responsibility for developing NLC’s federal policy positions on issues involving air quality, water quality, energy policy, national wetlands policy, noise control and solid and hazardous waste management. The appointment was announced by NLC President Matt Zone, council member, Cleveland.
“I’m excited to be able to serve on a committee where I will have an opportunity to effectuate change,” said Ms. Jackson-Moore. “We have several environmental challenges that we must deal with now to ensure that our future is protected for years to come.”
As a member of the committee, Ms. Jackson-Moore 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 new administration and at home.
Jackson-Moore is a resident of South Bay and a member of the Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.
The leadership of this year’s committee will consist of Chair Salvatore Panto, Jr., Mayor of Easton, Pennsylvania; Vice Chairman Hattie Portis-Jones, Council member of Fairburn, Georgia; and Vice Chairman Cynthia Pratt, Deputy Mayor of Lacey, Washington.
For more information on NLC’s other committees and councils, visit http://www.nlc.org/influence-federal-policy/policy-committees.