Broward County, FL (June 15, 2021)- On May 28, 2021, Lauderdale Lakes Vice Mayor Beverly Williams took her oath of office to serve as the 2021-2022 President of the Broward League of Cities. Her appointment follows the conclusion of Past President Traci Callari’s 2020-2021 term. The Broward League of Cities represents Broward County’s 31 municipal governments and more than 120 associate members.
During the annual installation ceremony, the following officers were also appointed to the Executive Committee:
- First Vice President – City of Parkland Vice Mayor Bob Mayersohn
- Second Vice President – City of Deerfield Beach Commissioner Todd Drosky
- Treasurer – City of Wilton Manors Commissioner Gary Resnick
During the ceremony, President Williams shared her vision and Energize ONE Broward initiative. The continued legislative challenges to home rule/preemption is at its highest level and is predicted to continue to expand. President Williams will implement this initiative throughout the 2021-2022 year to energize homeowners’ associations, civic and neighborhood groups, chambers of commerce, economic development agencies and others that can help protect the important roles that municipal governments are responsible for.
“My focus as President of the Broward League is to energize our cities and residents to tell the story of how local governments govern best,” said Vice Mayor Williams, President of the Broward League of Cities. “My vision is to work with the Florida League of Cities and their newly created Field Advocacy effort to energize our residents and business community in successful grass roots advocacy on behalf of defending home rule.”
The Energize ONE Broward initiative serves as a foundation that focuses the League’s efforts on collaborating, communicating, building, connecting, empowering, and engaging on issues of municipal interest.
To learn more about the Broward League of Cities, call (954) 357-5563 or visit https://browardleague.org.
ABOUT THE BROWARD LEAGUE OF CITIES:
Chartered in 1957, the Broward League of Cities is a non-partisan, non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness and resolving issues facing Broward County’s 31 cities and municipalities. The organization’s membership is made up of elected officials from municipal governments and area businesses. The League is committed to increasing awareness and providing resolution to issues that affect day-to-day operations of local government, including legislation at the county, state and federal levels.