Friends of New Leaders Council

New Leaders Council is grateful to have the support of hundreds of progressive, elected officials across the country. Since NLC's founding, progressive elected officials have lended their support to our chapters and mission. Meet these officials and hear from some of them below. 

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Former Secretary Castro delivers a welcome message at the NLC National Leadership Retreat in Washington:

Michigan State Representative Stephanie Chang discusses the importance of progressive millennial leadership with NLC leaders in Detroit:

NLC appreciates the support of these leaders: 

 

Stacey Abrams, State Representative (GA)
Andre Dickens, Atlanta City Councilman (GA)
Courtney English, Atlanta Board of Education, Chairwoman (GA)
Kwanza Hall, Atlanta City Councilman (GA)
Scott Holcomb, State Representative (GA)
Keisha Lance Bottoms, Atlanta City Councilwoman (GA)
Ceasar Mitchell, Atlanta City Councilman (President) (GA)
Shayla Nealy, Union City Councilmember (GA)
Nan Orrock, State Senator (GA)
Darius Patillo, District Attorney of Henry County (GA)
Kasim Reed, Mayor of Atlanta (GA)
Matt Westmoreland, Atlanta Board of Education (GA)
Steve Adler, Mayor of Austin (TX)
Gregorio Casar, Austin City Council (TX)
Sarah Eckhardt, County Judge (TX)
Bruce Elfant, Tax Assessor-Collector & Voter Registrar (TX)
Ina Minjarez, State Representative (TX)
Ian Cain, City Councilor, City of Quincy (MA)
James Eldridge, State Senator (MA)
Dan Futrell, Somerville School Committee (MA)
Jay Kaufman, State Representative (MA)
Joe Kennedy, US Congressman (MA)
Eric Lesser, State Senator (MA)
Nina Liang, City Councilor (MA)
Seth Moulton, US Congressman (MA)
Ayanna Pressley, Boston City Councilor (MA)
Ashley Stempell, Greenfield City Councilor (MA)
Niki Tsongas, US Congresswoman (MA)
Oscar Braynon, State Senator (NY)
Shervin Jones, State Representative(FL)
Leah Golby, City of Albany Councilmember (NY)
Greg Young, Fulton County Board of Supervisors (NY)
Dorcey Applyrs, City of Albany Councilmember (NY)
Steve Capier, City of Cohoes Councilmember (NY)
Judy Doesschate, City of Albany Councilmember (NY)
Patricia Fahy, New York Assembly member (NY)
Chris Higgins, Albany County Legislature (NY)
Kathy Sheehan, Mayor of Albany (NY)
John Arena, Alderman City of Chicago (IL)
Daniel Biss, State Senator(IL)
Cheri Busto, US Congresswoman
Marcus Evans, State Representative (IL)
Michael Frerichs, State Treasurer (IL)
Bridget Gainer, Cook County Commissioner (IL)
Toi Hutchinson, State Senator (IL)
Robin Kelly, US Congresswoman (IL)
Elanie Nekritz, State Representative (IL)
Carlos Rosa, Alderman City of Chicago (IL)
Kurt Summers, City of Chicago Treasurer (IL)
Tim Ryan, US Congressman (OH)
Joyce Beatty, US Congresswoman (OH)
Jim Himes, US Congressman (CT)
Eddie Bernice Johnson, US Congresswoman (TX)
Diana DeGette, US Congresswoman (CO)
Crisanta Duran, State Representative (CO)
Michael Hancock, Mayor of Denver (CO)
Jared Polis, US Congressman (CO)
Nate Boulton, State Senator (IA)
Christopher Blount, 36th District Judge (MI)
Raquel Castenda-Lopex, Detroit City Council Member (MI)
Stephanie Chang, State Representative (MI)
Debbie Dingell, US Congresswoman (MI)
Brenda Lawrence, US Congresswoman (MI)
Zeph Capo, Board Member, Community College System (TX)
Rodney Ellis, State Senator (TX)
Sylvia Garcia, State Senator (TX)
Gene Green, US Congressman (TX)
Krisen Hawkins, District Court Judge (TX)
Ana Hernandez, State Representative (TX)
Sheila Jackson-Lee, US Congresswoman(TX)
Erica Lee Carter, Board Member, County Education Department
Anne Sung, Houston Independent School District Board of Trustees (TX)
Armando Walle, State Representative (TX)
Greg Fischer, Mayor of Louisville (KY)
Morgan McGarvey, State Senate (KY)
Austin Vowels, Henderson City Commission (KY)
Karen Bass, US Congresswoman (CA)
Mike Bonin, Los Angeles City Councilmember
Tony Cardenas, US Congressman (CA)
Eric Garcetti, Mayor of Los Angeles (CA)
Robert Hertzberg, State Senate (CA)
Lucille Roybal Allard, US Congresswoman (CA)
Mark Takano, US Congressman (CA)
Steve Zimmer, LAUSD School Board President (CA)
John Bel Edwards, Governor (LA)
Karen Carter Peterson, State Senator (LA)
Letitla Clark, Tustin City Councilmember (LA)
Cedric Glover, State Representative (LA)
Ted James, State Representative (LA)
Mitch Landrieu, Mayor of New Orleans (LA)
Walt Leger III, State Representative (LA)
Cedric Richmond, US Congressman (LA)
Jacque Roy, Mayor of Alexandria (LA)
Justin Alfond, State Senator (ME)
Michael Carey, State Representative (ME)
John Hink, Portland City Councilmember (ME)
Andrew McLead, State Representative (ME)
Diane Russell, State Representative (ME)
Steny Hoyer, US Congressman (MD)
David Moon, Maryland State Delegate
Alonzo Washington, Maryland State Delegate
Dwight Bullard, State Senator (FL)
Bryce Bennett, State Representative (MT)
Steve Bullock, Governor (MT)
Kim Dudik, State Representative (MT)
Ellie Hill, State Representative (MT)
Megan Barry, Mayor of Nashville (TN)
Jim Cooper, US Congressman (TN)
Jeff Yarbro, State Senator (TN)
Tulsi Gabbard, US Congresswoman (HI)
Heidi Heitkamp, US Senator (ND)
Patty Murray, US Senator (WA)
Brian Schatz, US Senator (HI)
Krysten Sinema, US Congressman (AZ)
Dina Titus, US Congressman (NV)
Ann McLane Kuster, US Congresswoman (NH)
Nat Anderson, Mayor Willingboro (NJ)
David Bander, Councilmember Plainsboro (NJ)
Cory Booker, US Senator (NJ)
Louis Di Paolo, Councilmember Dumont (NJ)
Patrick Diegnan, State Senator (NJ)
Patricia Egan Jones, Assembly Member, (NJ)
Steven Fulop, Mayor of Jersey City (NJ)
Bob Gordon, State Senator (NJ)
Sergio Granados, New Jersey Freeholder (NJ)
Lou Greenwald, Assembly Majority Leader (NJ)
Darvis Holley, Willingboro Township Council Member (NJ)
Mia Jasey, Assembly Member (NJ)
Gordon Johnson, Assembly Member (NJ)
Ryan Jones, Council Member South River (NJ)
Joe Lagana, Assembly Member (NJ)
Cathleen Lewis, Council Member Lawrence (NJ)
John McKeon, Assembly Member (NJ)
Robert Menendez, US Senator (NJ)
Bill Moen, Freeholder Camden County (NJ)
Raj Mukherji, Assembly Member (NJ)
Donald Norcross, US Congressman (NJ)
Candance Osbourne, Council Member Jersey City (NJ)
Frank Pallone, US Congressman (NJ)
Bill Pascrell, US Congressman (NJ)
Donald Payne, Jr., US Congressman (NJ)
Vincent Prieto, Assembly Speaker
Anibal Ramos, Council Member of Newark (NJ)
Ron Rice, State Senator (NJ)
Pamela Rosen Lampitt, Assembly Member (NJ)
Gary Schaer, Assembly Member (NJ)
Troy Singleton, Assembly Member (NJ)
Sarah Steward, Council Member Ewing (NJ)
Shavonda Sumter, Assembly Member (NJ)
Valerie Vaineri, Assembly Member (NJ)
Bonnie Watson Coleman, US Congresswoman (NJ)
Loretta Weinberg, State Senator (NJ)
Daniel Benson, Assembly Member (NJ)
Gale Brewer, Manhattan Borough President
David Buchwald, Assembly Member (NY)
Costa Constantinides, City Council of New York City (NY)
Laurie Cumbo, City of New York City (NY)
Julissa Ferreras, New York City Council Member (NY)
Daniel Garodnick, City Council of New York City (NY)
Kirsten Gillibrand, US Senator (NY)
Brad Holyman, State Senator (NY)
Letitia James, Public Advocate of New York City (NY)
Hakeem Jeffries, US Congressman (NY)
Ben Kallos, City Council of New York City (NY)
Liz Krueger, State Senator (NY)
Brad Lander, City Council of New York City (NY)
Mark Levine, City Council of New York City (NY)
Nita Lowey, US Congressman (NY)
Carolyn Maloney, US Congresswoman (NY)
Sean Patrick Maloney, US Congressman (NY)
Grace Meng, US Congresswoman (NY)
Jerry Nadler, US Congressman (NY)
Antonio Reynoso, City Council of New York City (NY)
Kathleen Rice, US Congresswoman (NY)
Gustavo Rivera, State Senator (NY)
Joel Rivera, City Council of New York City (NY)
Ydanis Rodriguez, City Council of New York City (NY)
Nily Rozic, Assembly Member (NY)
Jack Schnirman, Long Beach City Manager (NY)
Rebecca Seawright, Assembly Member (NY)
Luis Sepulveda, Assembly Member (NY)
Louise Slaughter, US Congressman (NY)
Daniel Squadron, State Senator (NY)
Ritchie Torres, City Council of New York City (NY)
Bill Nelson, US Senator (FL)
Hardie Davis, Mayor of Augusta (GA)
Loranne Ausley, State Representative (FL)
Michael Blake, Assembly Member (NY)
Kim Foxx, State Attorney (IL)
Tim Kaine, US Senator (VA)
Fiona Ma, California Board of Equalization (CA)
Chaz Beasley, State Representative (NC)
Bonner Gaylord, Raleigh City Council (NC)
Libby Schaaf, Mayor of Oakland
Brad Ashford, US Congressman (NE)
Lorranie Chang, Learning Community Council, City of Learning (NE)
Danielle Conrad, State Senator (NE)
Pete Festersen, Omaha City Council (NE)
Scott Hazelrigg, Westside Public School Board (NE)
Sara Howard, State Senator (NE)
Chris Jerram, Omaha City Council (NE)
Patrick Leahy, Papio-Missouri River NRD Director, Sub-district 7 (NE)
Amada McGill, State Senator (NE)
Heath Mello, State Senator (NE)
Vernon Miller, Omaha Nation School Board (NE)
Adam Morfeld, State Senator (NE)
Jeremy Nordquist, State Senator (NE)
Jane Raybound, Lincolin City Council, City of Lincolin (NE)
Marque Snow, Omaha Public School Board (NE)
Tony Vargas, State Assembly Member (NE)
Buddy Dyer, Mayor of Orlando (FL)
Joseph Abruzzo, State Senator (FL)
Dave Aronberg, State Attorney (FL)
Susan Bucher, Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections (FL)
Jeff Clemens, State Senator (FL)
Lois Frankel, US Congresswoman (FL)
Bradley Harper, Palm Beach County Court Judge (FL)
Jeff Hmara, Royal Palm Beach City Council Member (FL)
Dorothy Jacks, Palm Beach County Property Appraiser (FL)
Melissa McKinlay, Palm Beach County Commissioner (FL)
Dr. Debra Robinson, Palm Beach County School Board Member(FL)
Paula Ryan, West Palm Beach City Commissioner (FL)
Jess Santamaria, Palm Beach County Commissioner (FL)
Katherine Waldron, Port of Palm Beach Commissioner (FL)
Brendan Boyle, US Congressman (PA)
Al Butkovitz, City Controller, City of Philadelphia (PA)
Derek Green, City Controller, City of Philadelphia (PA)
Kenyatta Johnson, City Councilman, Philadelphia (PA)
Jim Kenney, Mayor Philadelphia
Daylin Leach, State Senator (PA)
Brian Sims, State Representative (PA)
Rich Fitzgerald, Allegheny County Executive
Daniel Gilman, Pittsburgh City Council Member (PA)
Sandra Cano, Pawtucket City Councilmember (RI)
David Cicilline, US Congressman (RI)
James Diossa, Mayor, Central Falls (RI)
Jorge Elorza, Mayor of Providence (RI)
Nelly Gorbea, Secretary of State (RI)
Jim Langevin, US Congressman (RI)
Seth Magaziner, State Treasurer (RI)
Gina Raimondo, Governor (RI)
Elena Vasquez, Pawtucket School Committee (RI)
Sheldon Whitehouse, US Senator (RI)
Ami Bera, US Congresswoman (CA)
Doris Matsui, US Congresswoman
Darrell Steinbeg, Mayor of Sacramento (CA)
Diego Bernal, State Representative (TX)
Tommy Calvert, County Commissioner (TX)
Lloyd Doggett, US Congressman (TX)
Shirley Gonzalez, City Councilwoman (TX)
Cris Medina, City Councilman (TX)
Jose Mendez, State Senator (TX)
Ron Nirenberg, City Councilman (TX)
Rey Saldana, City Councilwoman (TX)
Rebecca Viagran, City Councilwoman (TX)
Alan Warrick II, City Councilman (TX)
Julia Brownley, US Congresswoman (CA)
David Chiu, Board of Supervisors City of San Francisco (CA)
Judy Chu, US Congresswoman (CA)
Stevon Cook, San Francisco School Board(CA)
Matt Haney, San Francisco School Board (CA)
Nancy Pelosi, US Congresswoman (CA)
Jackie Speier, US Congresswoman (CA)
Eric Swalwell, US Congressman (CA)
Igor Tregub, Berkeley Rent Board (CA)
March Berman, California State Assembly (CA)
Anna Eshoo, US Congresswoman (CA)
Kalen Gallagher, Campbell Union School District (CA)
Ash Kaira, State Assembly member (CA)
Richard Nguyen, Campbell Union School District (CA)
Andrew Gillum, Mayor of Tallahassee (FL)
Bob Buckhorn, Mayor of Tampa Bay (FL)
Ben Diamond, State Representative (FL)
Rick Krisman, Mayor of St. Petersburg (FL)
Sean Shaw, State Representative (FL)
Mike Suarez, Tampa City Council (FL)
Andrew Warren, State’s Attorney (FL)
Samba Baldeh, Alderman City of Madison (WI)
Mandela Barnes, State Representative (WI)
Shiva Bidar-Sieloff, Alderman City of Madison (WI)
Maurice Cheeks, Alderman City of Madison (WI)
David Crowley, State Representative (WI)
Jenni Dye, Dane County Supervisor (WI)
Sara Eskrich, Alderman City of Madison (WI)
Eric Genrich, State Representative (WI)
LaTonya Johnson, State Representative
Tim Kiefer, Dane County Supervisor (WI)
Chris Larson, State Senator (WI)
Gwen Moore, US Congresswoman (WI)
Joe Parisi, Dane County Executive (WI)
Mark Pocan, US Congressman (WI)
Daniel Riemer, State Representative (WI)
Melissa Sargent, State Representative (WI)
Katrina Shankland, State Representative (WI)
Mark Spreitzer, State Representative (WI)
Chris Taylor, State Representative (WI)
Haley Young, Dane County Supervisor (WI)