The Honorable Stephanie Moon Reynolds, Council Member, has been appointed as Vice Chair of the National League of Cities (NLC) 2024 Council on Youth, Education, and Families (YEF Council). Council Member Moon Reynolds was elected to a one-year term to develop and guide programs among local elected officials from similar communities. The appointment was announced by NLC President Mayor David Sander of Rancho Cordova, CA.
“As Vice Chair of the NLC’s YEF Council, I am honored to bring Roanoke’s voice to this vital national conversation. Our city’s vibrant spirit and unwavering dedication to nurturing young minds and families will be at the heart of my work. Together, we can create a brighter future not just for Roanoke, but for communities across the nation. This role is not just an appointment; it’s a commitment to ensure our hometown’s values and voices are heard and addressed on a larger stage,” Council Member Moon Reynolds said.
As Vice Chair of NLC’s YEF Council, Council Member Moon Reynolds will play a key role among a diverse group of local leaders to encourage collaboration, networking, and the development of resources and programs beneficial to communities that share demographics, size or location that can be replicated across the country.”
“Our member councils play an integral role in NLC’s work, bringing local leaders together to share ideas and inform NLC policy about the issues and challenges facing every kind of community in America,” said NLC President Mayor David Sander of Rancho Cordova, CA. “I’m excited to have Councilmember Moon Reynolds lead NLC’s YEF Council. Under her leadership, the council will ensure that all of our cities, towns and villages have access to ideas and resources they can use to thrive.”
This year’s council will be led by Chair Mayor Pro Tempore Jessica Daniels Harrison, Town of Zebulon NC; Vice Chair Lawanna Owens-Twaites, Councilmember, Union City, GA; Vice Chair Stephanie Moon Reynolds, Council Member, Roanoke, VA; and Vice Chair Fabiola Stuyvesant, Commissioner, Sunny Isles Beach, FL.