Cayce Councilman James “Skip” Jenkins named to national post

 City of Cayce Councilman and mayor pro tem, James “Skip” Jenkins, has been appointed to the National League of Cities 2018 Public Safety and Crime Prevention federal advocacy committee.“I am so thrilled to represent the City of Cayce on the NLC 2018 Public Safety and Crime Prevention federal advocacy committee. It is my top priority to use this opportunity as a platform to advocate for the issues that matter most in our community.” stated Councilman Skip Jenkins.

This committee has the lead responsibility for developing NLC’s federal policy positions on issues involving crime prevention, corrections, substance abuse, municipal fire policy, juvenile justice, disaster preparedness and relief, homeland security, domestic terrorism, court systems and gun control. The appointment was announced by NLC President Mark Stodola, mayor of Little Rock, Arkansas.

As a committee member, Jenkins will play a key role in shaping NLC’s policy positions and advocate on behalf of America’s cities and towns before Congress, with the administration and at home

“Serving on an NLC committee is one of the most effective ways for a local official to advocate for their community in Washington,” said Stodola. “I am thrilled to have Skip Jenkins join a team of local leaders from around the country working to craft our policy platform and to solve the most pressing challenges facing our communities.”

The leadership of this year’s committee will consist of Chairman Sean Polster and other council members from around the country.

Photo: Skip Jenkins.

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