MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Fifth Ward councilor from Morgantown Danielle Trumble has been appointed to serve a one year term on the National League of Cities (NLC) 2024 Human Development Federal Advocacy Committee.

President of the committee and Mayor of the city of Rancho Cordova, California made the announcement Wednesday morning.

During that term Trumble will provide strategic direction and guidance for NLC’s federal advocacy agenda and policy priorities on workforce development, education, early childhood, public health care, mental health parity, immigration reform and more.

“I’m honored for the opportunity to be an advocate and to help form federal policy on behalf of municipalities like Morgantown who are on the front lines of these issues,” said Trumble.

Members of the committee play a key role in shaping NLC’s policy positions and advocate on behalf of America’s cities, towns and villages before Congress, with the administration and for Trumble, in Morgantown.

“NLC’s federal advocacy committees play an important role in helping policymakers in Washington understand the issues and challenges facing America’s cities, towns and villages at the local level,” said NLC President Mayor David Sander of Rancho Cordova, CA. “I’m thrilled to have Councilor Trumble serve on NLC’s Human Development Committee this year and look forward to working with her to strengthen the federal-local partnership, and grow our common knowledge of the issues and opportunities facing our communities.”

The Human Development Committee will be led by Chair Adriana Rocha Garcia, Councilmember, San Antonio, Texas; Vice Chair Wardine Alexander, Council President Pro Tempore, Birmingham, Alabama; and Vice Chair Kim Norton, Mayor, Rochester, Minnesota will serve on the committee this year.