Opening General Session

Time: 8:30 am - 10:00 am

Date: March 14, 2022

Location: Marquis Salons 1-10


Join NLC as we kick off the 2022 Congressional City Conference. Hear from NLC President Vince Williams, mayor of Union City, Georgia and NLC CEO and Executive Director Clarence Anthony as well as Members of Congress on the accomplishments of city leaders across the country and NLC’s vital role in advocating for federal funds for America’s cities, towns and villages.


  • Gene Sperling Senior Advisor to the President | White House ARP Coordinator - The White House
  • Andy Berke Special Representative for Broadband, National Telecommunications and Information Agency - U. S. Department of Commerce
  • Carlton Waterhouse Deputy Assistant Administrator, Office of Land and Emergency Management - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Samantha Silverberg Deputy Infrastructure Implementation Coordinator - The White House
  • Julia Chavez Rodriguez Director, Office of Intergovernmental Affairs - White House
  • Clarence E. Anthony CEO and Executive Director - National League of Cities
  • Vince Williams NLC President & Mayor - Union City, Georgia
  • Victoria Woodards NLC First Vice President & Mayor - Takoma, Washington