Leaders Circle:

  • Marin Independent Journal San Rafael
  • Infiniti Marin San Rafael
  • Nissan Marin

  • North Bay Biz Magazine San Rafael

  • Pacific Gas & Electric Co San Rafael

  • Marin Sanitary San Rafael

  • Toyota Marin San Rafael

  • Mercedes-Benz Marin San Rafael

  • Linbro Inc. San Rafael

  • Embassy Suites San Rafael

  • Kaiser Permanente San Rafael

  • Bank of Marin San Rafael

  • CPI_RGB_web

  • MV Transportation San Rafael

  • California Film Institute San Rafael

  • Redwood Credit Union San Rafael

  • Marin General Hospital San Rafael

  • Whistlestop San Rafael

  • Autodesk San Rafael

  • BioMarin San Rafael
  • com college of marin
  • craig communications logo

  • Comcast San Rafael

  • North Bay Business Journal San Rafael

  • Peacock Gap Golf Club San Rafael

  • Montecito Plaza San Rafael

  • San Rafael Pacifics Baseball Club

  • Seagate Properties San Rafael

  • Insite Networks San Rafael

  • San Francisco Chronicle San Rafael

  • Bank of America San Rafael

  • Marin Clean Energy San Rafael

  • Western Health Advantage San Rafael

  • Sutter Health Novato San Rafael

  • Eckhoff CPAs and Advisors San Rafael

  • San Rafael Airport LLC
  • fairview capital square
  • Wells Fargo - LC homepage

Governmental Affairs Committee News

The 2017 Governmental Affairs Committee

2017 Governmental Affairs Priorities

In 2017, the Governmental Affairs Committee will be focusing its efforts on several key issues that are affecting our members and business in San Rafael & Marin. We will hear from local stakeholders, develop positions and recommendations, and determine how the Chamber can be effective in shaping solutions that will be beneficial to our members and the community at large.

2017 Priority Focus:
  • Workforce Housing
  • Transportation
  • Homelessness
  • Business Retention and Attraction (job creation)
  • Following local Measures that impact business's ability to maintain costs and grow
  • Engage in State politics as it pertains to regional issues that impact San Rafael & Marin (such as housing, traffic, water and education)

For more information on these issues, please contact Chamber President & CEO Joanne Webster at 415-454-4163 or jwebster@srchamber.com.

2016 Advocacy Highlights: Celebrating our Successes

  • Supported SB 269-Disability Access
  • Embraced regional collaboration with Santa Rosa Chamber, identifying North Bay legislative priorities
  • Traveled to Sacramento to meet with State Representatives to champion regional priorities for businesses in the North Bay
  • Endorsed 2nd & B Street Housing Project
  • Endorsed Northgate Walk Housing Project
  • Weighed in on City's RV-Oversized Truck ordinance, Public Safety Center, Ritter Center Relocation Efforts, Multi-Use Path and TAM OBAG funds, and Junior Second Unit Ordinance
  • Testified at City Council Meetings
  • Wrote to our State elected officials relative to Housing, Transportation and CEQA legislative bills
  • Met monthly with San Rafael Mayor and City Manager to discuss the issues that matter most to our members
  • Met monthly with City Council's Economic Development subcommittee, including Mayor Phillips and Councilmember Gamblin

Read the latest edition of our quarterly Governmental Affairs Committee News: