Media Kit

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This Media Kit is a one-stop resource for information about the National League of Cities, including information on NLC advocacy, city solutions, conferences and seminars, as well as downloadable biographies, photographs and resources. Stay informed about NLC news with our RSS feed, by keeping up with our Facebook and Twitter pages, or by reading our blog, CitiesSpeak.

NLC Info

NLC Officers

  • President: Karen Freeman-Wilson, Gary, Indiana
  • First Vice President: Joe Buscaino, councilmember in Los Angeles, California
  • Second Vice President: Kathy Manness, councilmember, Lexington, South Carolina
  • Immediate Past President: Matt Zone, councilmember in Cleveland, Ohio

Board of Directors and Advisory Council

NLC is governed by a Board of Directors and an Advisory Council. The Board of Directors includes three officers, all past presidents still in government service, and 40 members. After completion of their two-year terms, members of the Board of Directors still in government service become members of the Advisory Council and may serve as long as they are in government service.

Committees, Councils, Networks and Constituency Groups

NLC offers a variety of committees, councils and networks where its members can help shape national municipal policy, explore city challenges and network with peers. NLC also works with five constituency groups which reflect the diverse interests and backgrounds of NLC membership.


NLC membership includes municipalities and State Municipal Leagues, corporate partners and associate members from across the country. When a city or town joins NLC, its elected officials and staff participate in NLC's programs, activities and governance. Download Membership brochure.

NLC Logos

Requests for NLC logos may be made to Please allow 5-7 business days for a response

Cities 101

This resource is designed to help introduce and explain municipal government in the United States, including city structure, city power, city finance and city factoids.

Ask NLC - FAQs

Answers basic questions about National League of Cities, including membership, resources and publications and federal advocacy efforts.