The National League of Cities thanks the following officials for their significant contributions to America's cities and towns in 2005 in their roles as leaders of committees, councils, panels, constituency groups, work groups and task forces.
Community and Economic Development Policy and Advocacy Committee
Chair: Shirley Scott, Councilmember, Tucson, Ariz.
Vice Chairs: Henry Marraffa, Councilmember, Gaithersburg, Md., and William Euille, Mayor, Alexandria, Va.
Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Advocacy Committee
Chair:. Makia Epic, Councilmember, Cedar Hill, Texas
Vice Chairs: Paul Pugmire, Councilmember, Rexburg, Idaho, and Dena Mossar, Councilmember, Palo Alto, Calif.
Finance, Administration and Intergovernmental Relations Policy and Advocacy Committee
Chair: Martin Jones, Councilmember, Conyers, Ga.
Vice Chairs: Felicia Moore, Councilmember, Atlanta, Ga., and Cynthia Mangini, Councilmember, Enfield, Conn.
Human Development Policy and Advocacy Committee
Chair: Rosa Santana, Alderwoman, New Haven, Conn.
Vice Chairs: Karen Geraghty, Councilor, Portland, Maine, and Paul Gresham, Councilmember, Centerville, Ohio
Information Technology and Communications Policy and Advocacy Committee
Chair: Ken Fellman, Mayor, Arvada, Colo.
Vice Chairs: Frank Ortis, Mayor, Pembroke Pines, Fla., and Sonja Reece, Mayor Pro Tern, Normal, Ill.
Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Advocacy Committee
Chair: Charles Hughes, Councilmember, Gary, Ind.
Vice Chairs: Audwin Samuel, Councilmember, Beaumont, Texas, and Marty Simonoff, Councilmember, Brea, Calif.
Transportation Infrastructure and Services Policy and Advocacy Committee
Chair:. Joe Donaldson, Mayor. Flagstaff, Ariz.
Vice Chairs: William Brooks, Mayor, Belle Isle, Fla., and Marcia Marcoux, Councilmember, Rochester, Minn.
Chair: Steve Burkholder, Mayor, Lakewood, Colo.
Vice Chairs: Luis Quintana, Councilmember, Newark, N.J., and Cynthia McCollum, Councilmember, Madison, Ala.
CityFutures Panel on Community and Regional Development
Chair:. Walt Skowron, Councilmember, Loveland, Colo.
Vice Chairs: Harvey Johnson, former Mayor, Jackson, Miss., and Patrick McCrory, Mayor, Charlotte, N.C.
CityFutures Panel on Equity and Opportunity
Chair:. John Street, Mayor, Philadelphia, Pa.
Vice Chairs: Nora Campos, Councilmember, San Jose, Calif., and James Perkins, Mayor, Selma. Ala.
CityFutures Panel on Democratic Governance
Chair: John Hickenlooper, Mayor, Denver, Colo.
Vice Chairs: Jane Campbell. former Mayor, Cleveland, Ohio and Bey Perry, City Clerk, Brea, Calif.
CityFutures Panel on Public Finance
Chair: Michael Coleman, Mayor, Columbus, Ohio
Vice Chairs: Brian Murphy, Councilmember, Cambridge. Mass., and Jackie Nytes, Councilor, Indianapolis, Ind.
Chair: Martin O'Malley, Mayor, Baltimore, Md.
Vice Chairs: Marian Tasco, Councilmember, Philadelphia, Pa., and Carol Robertson Lopez, Mayor Pro Tern. Santa Fe, N.M.
Central Cities Council
Chair: Frank Colonna. Councilmember, Long Beach, Calif.
Vice Chair: Susan Burgess, Councilmember, Charlotte, N.C.
First Tier Suburbs Council
Chair: Diana Ewy Sharp, Council Member, Prairie Village, Kans. …