Advocating for a Thriving Community

Thriving communities don’t just happen. Rather, they are the result of smart planning, collaboration and dedication to driving solutions. The Chamber’s government relations team works tirelessly to build and nurture relationships, address our region’s critical issues and advocate for a healthy business environment – all so the collective voice of the region’s business community is heard. So you can focus on your business, while we focus on ensuring your business has a thriving community to prosper within. So that each one of our community members has the opportunity to advance and enjoy a top-notch quality of life.

2022 Advocacy Priorities


Government Affairs Advisory Council Members

  • Bucky Couch, Chair
  • Dr. Walter Horton Jr.
  • David Case
  • Laura Dupont
  • Jason Giulietti
  • Scott Gregson
  • Keely Sonlitner
  • Matthew Worthington
  • John Thomaides
  • Forrest Higdon

To get involved with one of our committees, or to learn more about what we do please contact: Jason Mock, President & CEO at