Governmental Affairs CommitteeName: Governmental Affairs CommitteeDate: February 16, 2021Time: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM PSTEvent Description:
Represent the interests of local business and chamber members to elected officials and governing bodies. Reinforce value to our members and to the San Rafael business community by protecting and promoting their interests, tracking, and taking positions on issues that impact our members and the community.
Primary Activities and Tasks
The GAC is responsible for research, evaluation, consideration and providing position recommendations to the full Board on issues and candidates.
Priority Issues for 2020
- Keep informed on mounting transportation, housing, and workforce development issues and work towards solutions
- Influence public policy by inviting elected officials and key stakeholders to meetings and mixers
- Create a report card on our performance in advocacy to show how effective our advocacy was and what was advocated for
- Compare elected officials' voting record with Chamber positions to see how each is voting
Appointment to the Committee is by invitation from the Committee Chair.