Our Leadership

Mick Cornett

Mayor of Oklahoma City

President

Mitch Landrieu

Mayor of New Orleans

Vice President

Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin

Stephen K. Benjamin

Mayor of Columbia, SC

Second Vice President

CEO and Executive Director Tom Cochran

Tom Cochran

CEO and Executive Director

  • Mayor Bryan K. Barnett, Rochester Hills, MI
  • Mayor Shane Bemis, Gresham, OR
  • Mayor J. Christian Bollwage, Elizabeth, NJ
  • Mayor James Brainard, Carmel, IN
  • Mayor Joy Cooper, Hallandale Beach, FL
  • Mayor T.M. Franklin ‘Frank’ Cownie, Des Moines, IA
  • Mayor Bill de Blasio, New York, NY
  • Mayor Greg Fischer, Louisville, KY
  • Mayor Kim McMillan, Clarksville, TN
  • Mayor Mike Rawlings, Dallas, TX
  • Mayor James J. Schmitt, Green Bay, WI
  • Mayor Marilyn Strickland, Tacoma, WA
  • Mayor Nan Whaley, Dayton, OH
  • Mayor Steve Adler, Austin, TX
  • Mayor William A. Bell, Sr., Birmingham, AL
  • Mayor Juan Carlos Bermudez, Doral, FL
  • Mayor Richard J. Berry, Albuquerque, NM
  • Mayor Muriel Bowser, Washington, DC
  • Mayor Ardell F. Brede, Rochester, MN
  • Mayor Roy D. Buol, Dubuque, IA
  • Mayor Pete Buttigieg, South Bend, IN
  • Mayor Christopher L. Cabaldon, West Sacramento, CA
  • Mayor Buddy Dyer, Orlando, FL
  • Mayor Karen M. Freeman-Wilson, Gary, IN
  • Mayor Joe Ganim, Bridgeport, CT
  • Mayor John Giles, Mesa, AZ
  • Mayor Carolyn G. Goodman, Las Vegas, NV
  • Mayor Sylvester ‘Sly’ James, Jr., Kansas City, MO
  • Mayor Harry LaRosiliere, Plano, TX
  • Mayor Edwin M. Lee, San Francisco, CA
  • Mayor Kenneth D. Miyagishima, Las Cruces, NM
  • Mayor Frank C. Ortis, Pembroke Pines, FL
  • Mayor Ed Pawlowski, Allentown, PA
  • Mayor Miguel A. Pulido, Santa Ana, CA
  • Mayor Madeline Anne Rogero, Knoxville, TN
  • Mayor Francis G. Slay, St. Louis, MO
  • Mayor Paul Soglin, Madison, WI
  • Mayor Mark Stodola, Little Rock, AR
  • Mayor Beth Van Duyne, Irving, TX
  • Mayor Brian C. Wahler, Piscataway, NJ
  • Mayor Martin J. Walsh, Boston, MA
  • Mayor Setti D. Warren, Newton, MA
  • Mayor Acquanetta Warren, Fontana, CA

Past Presidents

Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Baltimore (2015-16)

Kevin Johnson, Sacramento (2014-15)

Scott Smith, Mesa (2013-14)

Michael A. Nutter, Philadelphia (2012-13)

Antonio R. Villaraigosa, Los Angeles (2011-12)

Elizabeth B. Kautz, Burnsville (2009-11)

Greg Nickels, Seattle (2009)

Manuel A. “Manny” Diaz, Miami (2008-09)

Douglas H. Palmer, Trenton (2006-08)

Michael A. Guido, Dearborn (2006)

Beverly O’neill, Long Beach (2005-06)

Donald L. Plusquellic, Akron (2004-05)

James A. Garner, Hempstead (2003-04)

Thomas M. Menino, Boston (2002-03)

Marc H. Morial, New Orleans (2001-02)

H. Brent Coles, Boise (2000-01)

Wellington E. Webb, Denver (1999-00)

Deedee Corradini, Salt Lake City (1998-99)

Paul Helmke, Fort Wayne (1997-98)

Richard M. Daley, Chicago (1996-97)

Norman B. Rice, Seattle (1995-96)

Victor Ashe, Knoxville (1994-95)

Jerry Abramson, Louisville (1993-94)

William J. Althaus, York (1992-93)

Raymond L. Flynn, Boston (1991-92)

Robert M. Isaac, Colorado Springs (1990-91)

Kathryn J. Whitmire, Houston (1989-90)

Arthur J. Holland, Trenton (1988-89)

Richard L. Berkley, Kansas City (1987-88)

Joseph P. Riley, Jr., Charleston (1986-87)

Ernest N. Morial, New Orleans (1985-86)

Hernan Padilla, San Juan (1984-85)

Richard H. Fulton, Nashville (1983-84)

Coleman A. Young, Detroit (1982-83)

Helen G. Boosalis, Lincoln (1981-82)

Richard G. Hatcher, Gary (1980-81)

Richard E. Carver, Peoria (1979-80)

William H. Mcnichols, Jr., Denver (1978-79)

Lee Alexander, Syracuse (1977-78)

Kenneth A. Gibson, Newark (1976-77)

Moon Landrieu, New Orleans (1975-76)

Joseph L. Alioto, San Francisco (1974-75)

Roy B. Martin, Jr., Norfolk (1973-74)

Louie Welch, Houston (1972-73)

Henry W. Maier, Milwaukee (1971-72)

James H.j. Tate, Philadelphia (1970-71)

Jack D. Maltester, San Leandro (1969-70)

Terry D. Schrunk, Portland, or (1968-69)

Joseph M. Barr, Pittsburgh (1967-68)

Jerome P. Cavanaugh, Detroit (1966-67)

Neal S. Blaisdell, Honolulu (1965-66)

Raymond R. Tucker, St. Louis (1963-65)

Arthur L. Selland, Fresno (1963)

Richard C. Lee, New Haven (1962-63)

Anthony J. Celebreeze, Cleveland (1962)

Haydon Burns, Jacksonville (1961-62)

Richardson Dilworth, Philadelphia (1960-61)

Richard J. Daley, Chicago (1959-60)

Norris Poulson, Los Angeles (1958-59)

Robert F. Wagner, New York (1957-58)

John B. Hynes, Boston (1955-57)

Elmer E. Robinson, San Francisco (1953-55)

Thomas a. Burke, Cleveland (1953)

Martin H. Kennelly, Chicago (1952-53)

David L. Lawrence, Pittsburgh (1950-52)

W. Cooper Green, Birmingham (1949-50)

George W. Welsh, Grand Rapids (1947-49)

Edward J. Kelly, Chicago (1945-47)

Fiorello H. Laguardia, New York (1935-45)

Daniel W. Hoan, Milwaukee (1934-35)

T. Semmes Walmsley, New Orleans (1933-34)

James M. Curley, Boston (1933)

Frank Murphy, Detroit (1933)