Finance, Administration & Intergovernmental Relations Federal Advocacy Committee

The Finance, Administration & Intergovernmental Relations (FAIR) Committee is responsible for developing policy positions on issues involving national economic policy, general financial assistance programs, liability insurance, intergovernmental relations, Census, municipal bonds and capital finance, municipal management, antitrust issues, citizen participation and civil rights, labor relations, Native American sovereignty and municipal authority.

NLC's Federal Advocacy Committee members include local elected officials and city staff from NLC member cities and towns across the country who are committed to discussing and influencing federal policy that has a direct and profound impact on local government operations. 

Committee Roster


Vice Chair

Vice Chair

FAIR Chair Deverick Williams FAIR Vice Chair John Kinnaird FAIR Vice Chair Sue Osborn

Deverick Williams
Council President
Gadsden, Ala.

John Kinnaird
Waco, Texas

Sue Osborn
Fenton, Mich.


Click here for the 2017 Finance Administration and Intergovernmental Relations Committee Roster

Meetings & Events


  • Congressional City Conference, Washington, D.C.

  • Summer Board and Leadership Meeting, Cleveland, Ohio

  • City Summit, Charlotte, N.C.

Policy & Resolutions

View the policies and resolutions crafted by and voted on by the Finance, Administration, and Intergovernmental Relations Committee:

2017 Finance, Administration, and Intergovernmental Relations Policy and Resolutions

Click here to view the full 2017 National Municipal Policy book containing each of the Federal Advocacy Committee chapters and resolutions.

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