Skip to main content


Press Releases

Fort Collins Councilmembers appointed to National League of Cities committees

Released on Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Contact Information
  • Sarah Kane, Executive Administrative Assistant, 970-416-2447,, Website:

The National League of Cities (NLC) has appointed two Fort Collins City Councilmembers to serve on federal advocacy committees.

  • Mayor pro tem Emily Francis was appointed to the Community and Economic Development Committee, which develops policy positions on housing, community and economic development, land use, recreation and parks, and more.
  • Councilmember Susan Gutowsky was appointed to the Human Development Committee, which develops policy positions on issues involving social services, children and learning, poverty and income support, workforce development, public health care, and more.

The NLC is comprised of city, town and village leaders from across the country that are focused on improving the quality of life for their current and future constituents. The NLC works to strengthen local leadership, influence federal policy and drive innovative solutions.

Its seven federal advocacy committees are comprised of local officials from member cities across the country and represent the interests of local communities to federal policymakers. As committee members, the Fort Collins Councilmembers will play key roles in shaping NLC’s policy positions and advocating on behalf of Fort Collins and the region before Congress and with the administration.

For more information visit