Finance, Administration & Intergovernmental Relations Federal Advocacy Committee

The Finance, Administration & Intergovernmental Relations (FAIR) Committee is responsible for developing policy positions on issues involving national economic policy, general financial assistance programs, liability insurance, intergovernmental relations, Census, municipal bonds and capital finance, municipal management, antitrust issues, citizen participation and civil rights, labor relations, Native American sovereignty and municipal authority.

NLC's Federal Advocacy Committee members include local elected officials and city staff from NLC member cities and towns across the country who are committed to discussing and influencing federal policy that has a direct and profound impact on local government operations. 


Committee Roster


Vice Chair

Vice Chair

FAIR Chair John Kinnaird FAIR Vice Chair Erica Spell FAIR Vice Chair Chris Brown

John Kinnaird
Waco, Texas.

Erica Spell
Council Member
Hyattsville, Md.

Chris Brown
City Controller
Houston, Texas.


Click here for the 2018 Finance Administration and Intergovernmental Relations Committee Roster

Meetings & Events


Policy & Resolutions

View the policies and resolutions crafted by and voted on by the Finance, Administration, and Intergovernmental Relations Committee:

2018 Finance, Administration, and Intergovernmental Relations Policy and Resolutions

Click here to view the full 2018 National Municipal Policy book containing each of the Federal Advocacy Committee chapters and resolutions.