Becker Named Vice President of National League of Cities

Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker was elected as first vice president for the National League of Cities at their annual meeting in Seattle on Saturday.

Becker joins Saint Paul Mayor Chris Coleman, who was elected president and Joplin, Missouri Mayor Melode Colbert Kean, who was elected second vice president, on the 2014 leadership team.

Becker’s name was forwarded by a 15-member nominating committee and voted on by the membership.