Board of Advisors

This small group of advisors provides strategic advice on key priorities and opportunities for NLC University. In addition, this Board of Advisors helps NLC cultivate new strategic partnerships, connect with new audiences, develop new content, and engage with members in new formats.

Chair of the Board of Advisors

Michael NutterMichael Nutter
Mayor, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Members of the Board of Advisors

David Baker

David Baker
Mayor, Kenmore, Washington

Malcom Chapman

Malcom Chapman
President, The Chapman Group

Leland Cheung

Leland Cheung
City Councillor, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Mick Cornett

Mick Cornett
Mayor, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Megan Denhardt, CAE

Megan Denhardt, CAE
President, The Denhardt Group

David Edinger

David Edinger
Chief Performance Officer, Denver, Colorado

Daniel Gallagher

Daniel Gallagher
SVP, Strategic Growth Initiatives, Comcast-Spectacor

R. Michael Kasperzak, Jr.

R. Michael Kasperzak, Jr.
Councilmember, Mountain View, California

Bruce Katz

Bruce Katz
Vice President, Brookings Institution
Founding Director, Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program

Brenda Lawrence

Brenda Lawrence
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Michigan's 14th district

Felicia Logan

Felicia Logan
Director, Leadership Development, ICMA

Sam Mamet

Sam Mamet
Executive Director, Colorado Municipal League

Donna Stark

Donna Stark
Vice President for Talent and Leadership Development, Annie E. Casey Foundation

Lynn Tipton

Lynn Tipton
Director of Membership Development, Florida League of Cities

Frank Zerunyan

Frank Zerunyan
Mayor, Rolling Hills Estates, California
Senior Fellow and Director of Executive Education, Sol Price School of Public Policy, USC