A Blue Springs City Council member has been appointed to a national committee.

A Blue Springs City Council member has been appointed to a national committee.


Jeff Quibell, mayor pro-tem for Blue Springs, was appointed as vice chair of the National League of Cities’ Information Technology and Communications Committee in 2013.


“It is truly an honor to have the opportunity to assist in the formation of NLC’s technology policy positions,” he said of the appointment. “I look forward to working with my colleagues on the Information Technology and Communications Committee.”


The National League of Cities helps city leaders build better communities. Representing more than 200 million Americans, it serves as a resource and advocate for 19,000 cities, towns and villages.


The Information and Communications Committee is responsible for developing policy positions on several issues, including telecommunications and information systems, privacy concerns, cable TV, phone services, spectrum issues, communications tower sitting, universal service, broadcasting and defense of city rights-of-way from degradation caused by installation of communications facilities. In addition, the committee helps to guide the National League of Cities’ federal advocacy efforts.