Mayor Appointed to National League of Cities Committee Leadership

Mayor Joseph Geierman has been appointed Vice Chair of the National League of Cities (NLC) 2022 Transportation & Infrastructure Services (TIS) Federal Advocacy Committee. Geierman was elected to a one-year term and will provide strategic direction and guidance for NLC’s federal advocacy agenda and policy priorities. The appointment was announced by NLC President Mayor Vince Williams of Union City, Georgia. 

“Doraville has deep experience with nearly every form of transportation, including trains, commuter rail, cars, and even airports,” said Geierman. “We also have renewed our focus on pedestrian and bike safety to make our city a leader in multimodal transportation. As a member of this committee, I’m now able to take what I have learned from our experiences in Doraville and share that knowledge with our federal leaders to drive our nation’s cities into the future.”

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        Mayor Geierman Meets with US Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg

As committee vice chair, Geierman will play a key role among a diverse group of over 50 local leaders in shaping NLC’s policy positions and advocating on behalf of America’s cities and towns before Congress, with the President’s administration, and at home. 

“NLC’s federal advocacy committees are a key tool for gathering insights directly from the communities that our members serve,” said NLC President Mayor Vince Williams of Union City, Georgia. “I am excited to have Mayor Geierman’s leadership on the Transportation & Infrastructure Services Committee and look forward to working with him to fulfill the promise of America’s cities, towns and villages.” 

The full leadership of this year’s committee will consist of Chair Elaine Clegg, Council President, Boise, ID; Vice Chair Dr. Barbara Odom-Wesley, Council Member, Arlington, TX; and Vice Chair Joseph Geierman, Mayor, Doraville, GA. 

For more information on NLC’s federal advocacy committees, visit: www.nlc.org/advocacy/committees.

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