Mayor Marie Lopez Rogers Elected 2013 National League of Cities President

During the NLC Congress of Cities in Boston, Avondale Mayor and League Executive Committee Member Marie Lopez Rogers was elected the NLC president. Mayor Lopez Rogers is the first Latina NLC president and the first Arizonan to hold the position in nearly 25 years. Lopez Rogers served on the NLC Board of Directors from 2001-2003 and was elected as the organization's second vice president in 2010. She is past president of Women in Municipal Government and Hispanic Elected Local Officials, both NLC constituency groups. As NLC president, Mayor Lopez Rogers will work to promote municipal issues and draw more attention to Western issues.

A special Arizona reception was hosted in Boston to honor incoming NLC President Lopez Rogers. Many Arizona delegates, as well as NLC delegates from around the country, attended the reception in her celebration.

Click here to read Mayor Lopez Rogers' acceptance speech.


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