Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Commerce City Mayor Pro Tem Tracey Snyder Reappointed to National Public Safety and Crime Prevention Steering Committee

Will represent Colorado and develop federal policy positions for National League of Cities

Washington, D.C. – National League of Cities President James Mitchell, Jr., announced the appointment of Commerce City Mayor Pro Tem Tracey Snyder to the National League of Cities’ (NLC) 2011 Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Advocacy Steering Committee.

“I am honored to be reappointed to this Committee for the third year, continuing to serve my city, county and the great state of Colorado ,” said Mayor Pro Tem Snyder. “For many years, my focus has been on improving public safety and crime prevention activities, to benefit children, persons with mental illnesses, seniors and animals.”

This Committee develops NLC federal policy positions in the areas of crime prevention, public safety, homeland security, disaster preparedness and response, substance abuse, and municipal fire policy. Snyder will play a key role in shaping policy and advocating on behalf of America ’s cities and towns on Capitol Hill, with the Administration and in Colorado .