Large Cities Council

The Large Cities Council is open to any local elected official representing a member city with a population of 200,000 or more (or the largest city in a state). Participants share ideas and creative solutions to challenges affecting large cities. Participation in the Council ensures that the needs of large urban centers are reflected in NLC's advocacy efforts.

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Current Leadership


Vice Chair

Vice Chair

Gale Brewer Supervisor Kim Councilmember Scott Brewer

Gale Brewer
Manhattan Borough President
New York City

Jane Kim
San Francisco

Brandon Scott

Council Objectives:

  • To be recognized as the voice and advocate for large cities
  • To be a resource to municipal officials from large cities
  • To engage large cities as active NLC members