Monticello, NY – National Association of Counties (NACo) President Mary Ann Borgeson has appointed Sullivan County Legislature Chairman Luis Alvarez to a one-year term as vice chair of NACo’s Law Enforcement Subcommittee.
The Justice and Public Safety Steering Committee is responsible for NACo policy on all matters pertaining to criminal justice and public safety systems, including criminal justice planning, law enforcement, courts, corrections, homeland security, community crime prevention, juvenile justice and delinquency prevention, emergency management, fire prevention and control, and civil disturbances.
“I am honored to contribute to this influential and important committee,” said Alvarez, a retired police officer who represents the Liberty and Hurleyville areas as District 6 Legislator. “The work they do has national ramifications, so this is an opportunity for Sullivan County to help set policy and learn valuable public safety and security lessons.”
NACo unites America’s 3,069 county governments. Founded in 1935, NACo brings county officials together to advocate with a collective voice on national policy, exchange ideas and build new leadership skills, pursue transformational county solutions, enrich the public’s understanding of county government and exercise exemplary leadership in public service.