OKC city council member named to national energy committee

OKC councilman appointed to National League of Cities advocacy committee


Oklahoma City councilman Bradley Carter was named this week to the National League of Cities’ 2024 Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Federal Advocacy Committee.

He will serve a one-year term and be part of the effort of cities across the U.S. advocating for solutions to energy and environmental issues.

The Oklahoman reported that Carter, a Ward 1 councilman, issued a statement.

“Oklahoma is a state firmly rooted in energy and natural resources, so it is a high priority to be informed and have input on federal legislation and policies that have an effect on our city and state,”said Carter,

“It is an honor to serve as a representative of our city and I look forward to learning, sharing, and enhancing best practices as I partner with experts from around the country on these initiatives.”

National League of Cities President David Sander, who is the mayor of Rancho Cordova, California, made the announcement.

“(I) look forward to working with him to strengthen the federal-local partnership and grow our common knowledge of the issues and opportunities facing our communities,’ Sander said.

Carter willl join other local elected officials and city staffers from across the country in lobbying the federal government on energy and environmental matters.