City of Thornton News Release Logo For Immediate Release:   2/28/2023
Contact: Communications Director
Todd Barnes, 303-538-7279

Thornton Mayor Pro Tem, Jessica Sandgren, Appointed to Serve on NLC Community and Economic Development Committee

THORNTON, CO… Thornton Mayor Pro Tem Jessica Sandgren has been appointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2023 Community and Economic Development Federal Advocacy Committee. Mayor Pro Tem Sandgren was elected to a one-year term and will provide strategic direction and guidance for NLC’s federal advocacy agenda and policy priorities on housing, land use, economic opportunity, and entrepreneurship. 

“It is an honor to serve again on the Community and Economic Development Federal Advocacy Committee. I am proud to work with so many thoughtful and dedicated leaders across the county advocating for solutions that increase economic opportunities,” says Sandgren. As a member of NLC’s Community and Economic Development Committee, Mayor Pro Tem Sandgren 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 Victoria Woodards. “I am excited to have Sandgren serve on the Community and Economic Development Committee and look forward to working with her to ensure every city, town and village in this nation has the resources needed to thrive.”

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