Councilmember Brock will play a key role in shaping NLC's policy positions and advocate on behalf of America's cities, towns and villages before Congress, with the administration, and at home
Santa Monica, Ca. - Santa Monica City Councilmember Phil Brock has been appointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2023 Public Safety and Crime Prevention (PSCP) federal advocacy committee. Councilmember Brock was elected to a one-year term and will provide strategic direction and guidance for NLC's federal advocacy agenda and policy priorities on public safety issues, including law enforcement, municipal fire prevention, natural disaster preparedness, and homeland security. The appointment was announced by NLC President Mayor Victoria Woodards of Tacoma, Washington. This appointment follows Brock's appointment to the Cal Cities Public Safety Policy Committee for 2023 earlier this year.
"Public Safety and all that it encompasses is the number one responsibility of every public official in our country. Santa Monica's residents demand that councilmembers focus on public safety. I'm honored to serve our community on a national scale," said Brock.
As a member of NLC's PSCP committee, Councilmember Brock will play a key role in shaping NLC's policy positions and advocate on behalf of America's cities, towns and villages before Congress, with the 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 Victoria Woodards of Tacoma, Washington. "I am excited to have Councilmember Brock serve on the NLC PSCP committee to ensure every city, town and village in this nation has the resources they need to thrive."
The leadership of this year's committee will consist of Chair Ras J. Baraka, Mayor, City of Newark, NJ; Vice Chair Rhonda Jerome, Council Member, City of North Charleston, SC; and Vice Chair Brian Kazy, Council Member, City of Cleveland, OH.
For more information on NLC's federal advocacy committees, visit: https://www.nlc.org/advocacy/federal-advocacy-committees/